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Collection — Container: 78, Box: 332R, 22D, 135OV
Scope and Contents The Congressional Papers of Eligio "Kika" de la Garza consist of approximately 425 linear feet of materials dating from 1965 - 1996. The bulk of the papers date from 1965-1980 and 1989-1996. The papers were created during Kika de la Garza's time as an elected official in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1965 - 1996, representing the 15th Congressional District in South Texas.
Collection — Container: 105
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters and notes concerning various stores in the Lower Rio Grande Valley and related to Longoria's work with the Rio Grande Herald and KRGV Radio Station.
Collection — Container: 170, Box: 10D
Scope and Contents Collection contains research materials and notes concerning the War of 1812, especially Guadalupe Victoria, Mexico's first constitutionally elected president (1924-1829), John Henry, a British spy during the War of 1812, and notes about Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first American Minister to Mexico (1825-1829).
Collection — Folder: 153kk
Scope and Contents File contains 10 letters written in 1878 and 1888 relating to a duel between Nestor Maxan and Col. Miguel de la Peña.
Collection — other: Box 1O
Identifier: UTPA-MS-Lantz, Ersel
Scope and Contents File contains scrapbook of volunteer efforts and newspaper clipping of Hurricane Beulah.
Collection — Folder: 153o
Scope and Contents Collection contains report published by the Texas Youth Commission ; newsletters, press release, photographs and opening ceremony program from September 6, 1990.
Collection — Container: 31, Box: 8R
Scope and Contents Collection contains personal, legal documents, and articles concerning various family members of the Falcon family.
Collection — Folder: 153p, Folder: 1F
Collection — Container: 29, Box: 29R, 22D
Scope and Contents Collection contains research notes and materials collected by Florence Johnson Scott throughout her years researching the history of the Rio Grande Valley, and during her terms as teacher and administrator with the Rio Grande City schools.
Collection — Folder: 153q, Folder: 1F
Scope and Contents File contains photocopied documents concerning Floyd Rodgers, primarily concerning his airplane pilot's license and trouble for low acrobatic flying over the city.
Scope and Contents The Fort Brown Quartermaster's Ledger consists of two-page reports that were originally bound in a single volume. The reports describe specifications for buildings on the Fort Brown military installation. This includes information about the floor plans, building dimensions, construction materials, mechanicals, appliances, and any changes or updates made to the building over time.There are 192 buildings covered within the ledger from Fort Brown, in Brownsville, Texas, and four from...
Collection — Container: 53, Box: 15R, 1OV
Scope and Contents Series I, Reference/Research Files, 1832-2014, consists of reference and research files pertaining to a variety of subjects from the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Series II, Hidalgo County Historical Commission, 1852-2014, consists of files pertaining to the Historical Markers, Archives Alert, and Confederate graves projects as well as general and office files. Series III, Newspaper clippings, 1849-2011, consists of a variety of newspaper clippings that were saved by...
Collection — Container: 36, Box: 5R
Scope and Contents Collection includes materials from the Seabury Estate, including legal land and oil documents.
Collection — Container: 159, Box: 1R, 8D, 2OV
Scope and Contents Collections contains photocopied genealogical material or original materials owned by the Brownsville Historical Association.
Collection — Container: 93
Scope and Contents The collection contains information, correspondence, and newspaper clippings on Frank Ferree.
Collection — Container: 144, Box: 1D
Scope and Contents File contains information relating issues of concern to Futuro McAllen.
Collection — other: 1F
Scope and Contents Photocopies of family records including marriage, land, and school records from Ciudad Mier and Starr County. Includes one photograph of "Sister Betty" taken at petrified forest in Roma, Texas.
Collection — Container: 11, Box: 1R
Collection — other: 1CD
Identifier: UTPA-MS-Gladys Porter Zoo
Scope and Contents Zoo visitor information including scheduling group visits, educator resources, events, and a map on a CD utilizing Macromedia flash player.
Collection — Container: 117
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of Texas archeaological reports and publications written by Grant D. Hall. Hall is associated with Harvard University as a graduate student, The University of Texas at Austin, and Texas Tech University as a professor.
Collection — Container: 81
Scope and Contents The collection consists of publications and papers regarding Archaeology and Ethnology of Latin American cultures.
Collection — Container: 101
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence, notice of meetings, receipts, and history of Sunrise Hill Memorial Bowl, Inc. promoted and organized by Mrs. H. O. Schaleben.
Collection — Container: 153s, Folder: 1F
Scope and Contents Talk given by M. P. Hamby, Traffic Manager, Port of Brownsville, before the Donna Chamber of Commerce.
Collection — other: 1R
Scope and Contents File includes scrapbook including a written history of the Bougainvillea trail 1936-1947, letters, newspaper clippings and organization files glued into scrapbook.
Identifier: UTPA-MS-Lund H
Scope and Contents Unos Ejericios del Acento por Dr. Harry Lund (1967) exercise booklets for practicing Spanish accent marks. Unos Ejericios de Las Raices Latinas del Espanol (1963) Latin / Spanish vocabulary and grammar review. La Redaccion por Dr. Harry Lund exercise book for punctuation and accents.
Content Description This collection consists of one Civil War era broadside regarding cotton smuggling through the Rio Grande Valley including Eagle Pass, Laredo, Rio Grande City, and Edinburg written by Confederate Brigadier General James Edwin Slaughter.
Collection — other: 3R
Identifier: UTPA-MS-Hidalgo Abstracts
Scope and Contents File includes land title abstracts for Hidalgo County.
Collection — Container: 80, Box: 1D
Scope and Contents The collection consists of petitions for foreclosure on delinquent taxes that were filed in the 93rd Distirct Court of Hidalgo County, Texas.
Collection — Container: 79, Box: 22R
Scope and Contents The collection consists of applications for historical markers and historical cemeteries, research, notes, correspondence, organizational files, and maps. Historical marker applications were submitted by the Hidalgo County Historical Commission to the Texas Historical Commission Research Department. Marker applications typically include research describing the importance of the location. Files may also include photographs and dedication pamphlets. Collection also contains organizational files...
Collection — Container: 104, Box: 1R
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the historical information, annual reports, programs, events, and newsletters pertaining to the Hidalgo County Historical Museum (HCHM), which underwent a name change in 2003 and is now called the Museum of South Texas History (MOSTH).
- University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Edinburg Campus 258
- University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Special Collections and Archives, Brownsville Campus 2
- Photographs 9
- Hidalgo County (Tex.) 6
- Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.) -- History 6
- Texas, South -- History. 5
- Edinburg (Tex.) -- History. 4
- McAllen (Tex.) -- History. 4
- Rio Grande Valley -- History. 4
- Edinburg (Tex.) 3
- Hidalgo County (Tex.) -- History. 3
- Irrigation -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley. 3
- Lower Rio Grande Valley (Tex.) 3
- Blueprints 2
- Brick trade -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley. 2
- Brickmaking -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley. 2
- Cattle brands -- Texas, South. 2
- Ciudad Camargo (Tamaulipas, Mexico) -- Genealogy. 2
- Cotton gins and ginning -- Texas -- Lower Rio Grande Valley 2
- Harlingen (Tex.) 2
- McAllen (Tex.) -- Centennial celebrations, etc. 2
- Mercedes (Tex.) -- History. 2 ∧ less
- Hidalgo County (Tex.) 3
- University of Texas-Pan American 3
- Hidalgo County Historical Commission (Tex.) 2
- Hidalgo County Historical Society. 2
- Aldrich, Oliver C. 1
- Alice S. Dougherty Closner, Mrs. 1
- Allhands, James Lewellyn 1
- Archivo General de la Nación (Mexico) 1
- Associated City County Economic Development Corporation (ACCEDC) 1
- Billingslea, Wesley 1
- Border Bank Collection 1
- Bryant, William C. 1
- Camargo Archives 1
- Campney, Brent M. S. 1
- Canales Molano, Servando 1
- Card, E. M. (Card, Edward Melvin) 1
- Cardenas, Amada (Amada Sanchez Cardenas) 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Cavazos, Jorge J. 1
- Clore, Jean 1 ∧ less