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Camargo, Tamaulipas, Mexico baptismal church register [photocopies]

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0158
Scope and Contents

Collection contains one volume of the baptismal church register from Ciudad Camargo.

Dates: 1764-1786; Other: Date Acquired

Carl Laurence Duaine Collection

 Collection — Container: 64, Box: 4R
Identifier: ELIBR-0064
Scope and Contents

Collection contains manuscripts, research notes, and correspondence files from Carl Duaine's three books: "Caverns of Oblivion," "Dead men wore boots," and "With all arms." Research files include copies of governmental archival files from 1862-1865.

Dates: 1957-2003

Carl Seale Collection

 Collection — Container: ELIBR-0127
Identifier: ELIBR-0127
Scope and Contents The collection includes over 120 compositions encompassing a wide range of genres from symphonic literature to small chamber and solo works and include: orchestra (35), concert band (24), choral (14), opera (2), ballet (3), film (1), smaller chamber and solo works (51).Many scores are accompanied by parts, copies of which can be made available by the library to interested parties upon request. Select works have also been published with Southern Music and Really Good Music and...
Dates: 1961 - 2014

Cartes de Visite Historical Photographs Collection

 Collection — Container: ELIBR-0245, Box: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0245
Scope and Contents A collection of images representing the carte-de-visite, a form of calling card that gained popularity in Europe and the United States during the 19th century. The photographs are either pre, post, or during the U.S. Civil War. One notable item is a photograph taken by William Friese-Green, often credited as the inventor of motion pictures. This collection was acquired by the Library when the International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS) deaccessioned their collection in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1860 - 1884

Casa Mata Museum and Archives Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0019
Scope and Contents

The collection found here consists of 169 digitized items from the Casa Mata Museum and Archives in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Included are American military records, town hall sessions, a business registry, correspondence, inventories, and Mexican army rosters saved by the mayors of Matamoros.

Dates: 1822 - 1847

Cheryl Shepherd's Ten Tragic Days Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0020
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs pertaining to the Ten Tragic Days (La Decena Trágica) of the Mexican Revolution collected by the grandfather of Cheryl Hollis Shepherd while living in Mexico City.

Dates: 1910–20

Christopher Carmona Collection

 Collection — Container: 0047
Identifier: BLIBR-0047
Content Description

This collection consists of a 1911 Hidalgo County Texas General Land Office grant map and a 1992 Texans & Winter Texans International Spring Festival brochure highlighting the Bandit wars.

Dates: 1911 - 1992

Clotilde P. Garcia Reference Collection

 Collection — Container: BLIBR-0063, Box: 1
Identifier: BLIBR-0063
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one box that contains documents pertaining to Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia. The contents include books she published, biographical sketches, awards, publications, resume, and other supporting documents. Dr. Clotilde Pérez García was a noted physician, activist, author, educator, and sister of civil rights activist Hector P. García. Additionally, she was one of the first Mexican-American women in Texas to enter the medical profession.

Dates: 1984 - 2003

Cullen and Thompson Packers and Shippers records

 Collection — Container: 143
Identifier: ELIBR-0143
Scope and Contents

Collection primarily includes financial and business records of the cotton gin and the packing and shipping company.

Dates: 1933-1961, 2006; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Curanderismo Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BSA-008
Abstract

Audio recordings, videos and images from the Cuaranderismo Collection at the Border Studies Archive. Digitized through a grant funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Dates: -

David Allex Collection

 Collection — Container: 113
Identifier: ELIBR-0113
Scope and Contents

The collection mainly consists of annual reports, programs, and pamphlets of the Harlingen Chamber of Commerce as well as abstracts of title for the San Benito Irrigation Company Subdivision, Cameron County, Texas which was part of the Espiritu Santo Grant.

Dates: 1781 - 1976

David E. Vassberg Collection

 Collection — Container: 169
Identifier: ELIBR-0169
Scope and Contents

Collection contains research materials for "Stockholm on the Rio Grande" including original research interviews, memoirs, e-mail, and internet webpage printouts, and photostatic copies of older materials.

Dates: 1864 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1999 - 2002; Other: Date acquired: 20031200

David Polin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BLIBR-0056
Scope and Contents

Collection includes: a. 3.5" floppy disk, Imation, 2HD IBM, 1.44MB b. U.S. Copyright Office Certificate of Registration TXu001195972 / 2004-08-19 c. Manuscript of poetry, 472 pp, single-sided, black and white

Dates: 2003

Dearl Adams & Project Ridley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BLIBR-0034
Scope and Contents Collection consists chiefly of 35 mm slide collection documenting Dearl Adams efforts to establish a rookery for the Kemp's Ridley sea turtle on South Padre Island. Images show turtles at different life cycle stages, including nests, eggs, hatchlings, adolescents and adults.Dearl Adams and his family (brother Thearl and wife Ethel) were citizen conservationists from Brownsville, Texas. The Adames led efforts to gather eggs from the sole Kemp's ridley sea turtle rookery in Playa...
Dates: c. 1966–1974

Delta Kappa Gamma Society records

 Collection — Container: 209, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0209
Scope and Contents

Includes constitution, handbook, list of officers, members, and programs of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society which is a woman's national honor fraternity in Education.

Dates: 1947 - 1965

Dick Heller Jr. Collection

 Collection — Container: 42
Identifier: ELIBR-0042
Scope and Contents Collection contains photostatic copies of research done on various Lower Rio Grande Valley topics as well as research for his book "Merchants, masons and marauders on the Texas border, the Lower Rio Grande Valley, 1836-1866: the story of Henry Clay Davis, September 29, 1814-December 8, 1866: the founding of Rio Grande City, Starr Co., Texas and his fight with Indians, robbers, and Mexicans, including the three "C" generals, Canales, Carbajal, and Cortina." Research includes monographs,...
Dates: Event: 1834 - 2007

Donna Garden Club yearbooks

 Collection — Container: 208, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0208
Scope and Contents

Yearbooks include officers and club roster, committees, calendar of events and meetings.

Dates: 1948, 1972-1983

E. M. (Edward Melvin) Card Collection

 Collection — Container: 206
Identifier: ELIBR-0206
Scope and Contents

Includes poll tax receipts Tarrant County, 1907, and Hidalgo County 1908-1939 for E. M. Card, wife Birdie B. Card, and Michael Card (age 22 in 1939). Also includes brief history of the development of roads, irrigation systems, and other civil engineering projects of the City of McAllen from 1916 to 1951 written by E. M. Card.

Dates: 1907 - 1961

Edcouch-Elsa High School Walkout 50th Anniversary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0007
Scope and Contents

These 207 images document the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Edcouch-Elsa Walkouts, which took place in Novemeber 1968. The images primarily cover the march from the Edcouch-Elsa administrative buildings to the auditorium. The original students from 1968 led this anniversary march.

Dates: 2018-11-14

Edinburg Bicentennial Heritage Committee records

 Collection — Container: 210, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0210
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, notes, and drafts concerning the writing and publication of the Edinburg book by the Edinburg Bicentennial Heritage Committee. Cover title on book is "Edinburg : a story of a town." Title page and cataloged title is "Edinburg."

Dates: 1975 - 1976; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Edinburg Chamber of Commerce

 Collection — Container: 140
Identifier: ELIBR-0140
Scope and Contents

Various materials produced by the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce as well as newsletters.

Dates: 1964 - 1997

Edinburg College Collection

 Collection — Container: 228, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0228
Scope and Contents

File contains partial bulletin article concerning negotiations for a consolidation of Edinburg Junior College and Texas A & M College at College Station, a photograph of Edinburg High School (Edinburg Junior College), and a letter from Brad H. Smith about the article.

Dates: 1930, 1987

Edinburg Garden Club Collection

 Collection — Container: 49, Box: 1R
Identifier: ELIBR-0049

Edinburg Lions Club minstrel programs

 Collection — Container: 211, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0211
Scope and Contents

File contains programs from eigth (1957), ninth (1958), twelfth (1961), and thirteenth (1962) annual minstrels.

Dates: 1957 - 1962

"Edinburg Remembered" Homes Collection

 Collection — Container: 212, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0212
Scope and Contents

Newspaper articles from "Edinburg Remembered" series, in which the history of Edinburg is highlighted through a historical review of various homes and the influences of the families who lived in those homes.

Dates: 1976; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Edinburg Serials

 Collection
Identifier: UTPA-MS-Edinburg Serials
Scope and Contents

Collection contains newsletters from various organizations located in Edinburg.

Dates: -

Edinburg Study Club

 Collection — Container: 128
Identifier: ELIBR-0128
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Civil Club (1925) and of the Edinburg Study Club (1925-1987). Minutes are handwritten in record books and are sometimes accompanied by newspaper clippings, photographs, or other notes.

Dates: 1925 - 1987

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