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Historical Faculty Scholarly Output

Identifier: UTRGV-01-010
Scope and Contents

Bibliographies for faculty members as collected by the University Library. Bibliographies are not guaranteed to be exhaustive or complete. Information compiled through a variety of measures, including reviews of faculty curriculum vitae. Dates by authors names indicate dates of employment by the University.

Dates: 1927-

History of Jose Vasquez Borrego Grant

 Collection — Container: 217, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0217
Scope and Contents

Photostatic copy in Spanish (1848) and English translation (1930) for the Jose Vasquez Borrego land grant.

Dates: 1848, 1930

History of Pharr, Texas scrapbook

 Collection — Container: 222, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0222
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook contains phostcard of the Old Clock Museum in Pharr, and clippings of articles detailing the history of Pharr. Clippings do not include dates, but covers years from 1911 to 1966.

Dates: 1911 - 1966

Holly Hewlett research collection on La Casita Farms Strike

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ELIBR-0103
Scope and Contents

The collection contains research material compiled by Holly Hewlett, pertaining to the 1966 La Casita Farms worker strike as well as the involvement of Archbishop Robert E. Lucey of San Antonio and the Catholic Church. The collection consists primarily of photocopies of newspaper articles, photocopies of records and correspondence, three oral history interviews on cassette tape, and Hewlett’s honors thesis presentation.

Dates: 1946 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1965 - 1967

"Hometown Teams" Reception Collection

Identifier: BD-0004
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two recorded presentations as well as photographs taken at the Smithsonian Institute's traveling exhibition "Hometown Teams: How Sports Shaped America" opening reception held on July 26, 2018. The reception was hosted by UTRGV Special Collections and University Archives.One recording is of Gregory Selber presenting on the glory days of valley football and the other recording is of Rene Torres presenting on the history of baseball in the Rio Grande...
Dates: 2018-07-26

Howard T. Dulmage Collection

 Collection — Container: 0040, Box: 1-28
Identifier: BLIBR-0040
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of twenty-eight document cases containing research Dr. Howard T. Dulmage conducted on Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) microbial insecticides while he was stationed at the Insect Pathology Research Unit, U.S. Department of Agriculture in Brownsville, Texas (1967-early 1990s).

Dates: 1969 - 1998

Hurricane Beulah Photograph scrapbook

 Collection — Container: 175, Box: OP-P-A, Box: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0175
Content Description

One scrapbook of photographs taken by Merlin E. Rekward, border patrol agent when Hurricane Beulah made landfall.

Dates: 1967-09-21 - 1967-09-26

Jesus Bazán and Antonio Longoria Marker Dedication Ceremony

Identifier: BD-0008
Scope and Contents The collection consists of images and recordings of the Jesus Bazán and Antonio Longoria marker dedication ceremony. This marker commemorates the double murder of Jesus Bazán and his son-in-law, Antonio Longoria, on September 27, 1915 along a dirt road near their ranch outside of Edinburg. In October 2017, the Refusing to Forget the team unveiled the first historical marker in Cameron County to recognize the unknown victims of La Matanza (The Massacre) in 1915. The Jesus Bazán...
Dates: 2018-11-03

Jim Solis Collection

 Collection — Container: BLIBR-0006
Identifier: BLIBR-0006
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Texas House of Representatives Bills, legislation background information, correspondence, news clippings, photos, awards, and other material. The collection documents Solis’ 15 years of service to his Rio Grande Valley district.

Dates: 1992 - 2006

John Closner and Family Collection

 Collection — Container: 39
Identifier: ELIBR-0039
Scope and Contents

Files include abstracts, correspondence, document packets and other legal documents, newspaper clippings, publications, and photographs.

Dates: 1856-1983

John H. Shary Collection

 Collection — Container: ELIBR-0002
Identifier: ELIBR-0002
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of business and personal files from John H. Shary, the largest collection of which is the United Irrigation Company series. The collection primarily contains business files, correspondence, internal memos, legal proceedings, maps, blueprints, and newspaper and magazine clippings.

Dates: 1908 - 2001; Majority of material found in 1912-1952

John Randall Peavey Collection

 Collection — Container: 6
Identifier: ELIBR-0006
Scope and Contents

Includes chronology of local and national news items, original manuscript of his book: "Echoes from the Rio Grande" including original illustrations, and a scrapbook of photographs with commentary.

Dates: 1906 - 1941; Other: Date acquired: 1982-01-11

John Thomas "Tom" Hendrix Collection

 Collection — Container: 83
Identifier: ELIBR-0083
Abstract John Thomas “Tom” Hendrix was an author, poet, and freelance photographer. He was born on September 2, 1940 in Galesburg, Illinois and grew up in Harlingen, Texas. The collection consists of personal documents, such as correspondences, photographs, awards, and certificates. Also included are copies of published and unpublished manuscripts of poems, as well as drawings and artwork by Hendrix’s wife, Penny Hendrix. The bulk of the collection consists of the author’s poetry, third-party...
Dates: 1960-2014; Majority of material found in 1970-2010

John W. Ewing personal records

 Collection — Container: 214
Identifier: ELIBR-0214
Scope and Contents

John W. Ewing was elected as an Hidalgo County Judge. Enclosed are materials regarding real estate property that he bought and sold, 1927 income tax, Hidalgo County election results for 1936, and correspondence.

Dates: 1927 - 1946

Jorge J. Cavazos personal papers

 Collection — Container: 204
Identifier: ELIBR-0204
Scope and Contents A majority of the material is about after his death and some about his genealogy. Includes photocopies of memorials and letters of condolence from the First State Bank & Trust Company of Mission, Texas, Congressman John N. Garner, and the Mission Council #2698 of the Knights of Columbus. Photocopy of newspaper articles regarding his death from falling from his fifth floor hotel room window in San Antonio, and the possibility of foul play. Photocopies of legal documents pertaining land...
Dates: 1930 - 1931

Juanita Rosales Cantu Collection

Identifier: BLIBR-0026-Vertical
Scope and Contents The Juanita Rosales Cantu Collection consists of three parts; one series of archival records and two series of digitized materials. The archival records consists of correspondence, legal, and financial documents that support the Juanita Rosales Cantu vs. U.S. Customs civil action lawsuit and settlement. The 2014 Brownsville History Harvest digitized materials consists of files relating to Juanita Rosales Cantu's immediate family.The 2017 History Harvest at UTRGV...
Dates: 1975 - 1979; Digitized: 2014; Digitized: 2017

Judge Oscar Dancy Collection

 File — Container: BLIBR-0055, Box: 1
Identifier: BLIBR-0055

Juneteenth Celebrations Collection

Identifier: BD-0013
Scope and Contents

This collection contains images from the Juneteenth celebrations held in Edinburg, Texas in June 2018. The event took place at Restlawn Cemetary, a black (previously segregated) cemetary in Edinburg, Texas.

Dates: 2018-06-16

Keep Families Together Protest Collection

Identifier: ELIBR-0189
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of posters, digital images, and a video file from the Keep Families Together (also referred to as Families Belong Together) protest held in McAllen, Texas on June 30, 2018. These protests were part nationwide event organized to demand the Trump administration reunite families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. This local protest was organized by Jose Oscar Lopez and Sara Vann.

Dates: 2018-06-30

Keystone View Company Stereographic Library

Identifier: ELIBR-0246
Scope and Contents The Keystone View Company Stereographic Library collection contains 350 stereoscope cards, or stereographs, of historical people, places, and topics. The collection is comprised of four different series, including American History, Cowboys, American Indians and Mexico.Stereographs consist of two nearly identical photographs or photomechanical prints, paired to produce the illusion of a single three-dimensional image, usually when viewed through a stereoscope. The stereographs in...
Dates: undated

Las Milpas Industrial Park, Pharr, Texas Collection

Identifier: UTPA-MS-Las Milpas
Scope and Contents

Includes siteplans, building, and landcape blueprints.

Dates: 1985-1998

Las Porciones Genealogical Society Collection

 Collection — Container: 100
Identifier: ELIBR-0100
Scope and Contents

Las Porciones Genealogical Society, also known as Las Porciones Society, collection contains information regarding meetings, speakers, events, genealogy and history state conferences, activities, letters, and correspondence.

Dates: 1987 - 2008

Latinas and Politics

Identifier: BSA-007
Scope and Contents

Latinas and Politics is a developing project for the Border Studies Archive. If you are interested in participating in the development of this area of study, please contact us.

Dates: -

Leo J. Leo, Sr. Collection

 Collection — Container: 84
Identifier: ELIBR-0084

Leo J. Leo (1917-1981) was a long-time power in Democratic Party politics in Hidalgo County. He was elected mayor of La Joya in 1965 and served for 14 consecutive years before retiring in 1979. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence, official business documents from offices held, voting poll lists, and newsclips.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1953-1981

Leonard Greenwalt Collection

 Collection — Container: ELIBR-0154, Miscellaneous Photographs Collection, Box: 3, Folder: ELIBR-0190
Identifier: ELIBR-0190
Scope and Contents

These 12 photographs picture the aftermath of the Dachau and Nordhausen concentration camps. They were taken by an American G.I. after the liberation in April 1945.

Dates: 1940-1950

Local Juneteenth Celebrations

 Collection — Container: 243
Identifier: ELIBR-0243

Los Caminos del Rio Heritage Project

 Collection — Container: 91
Identifier: ELIBR-0091
Scope and Contents Includes information on Los Caminos del Rio Heritage Project, a 200-mile-long bi-national heritage corridor extending from Laredo, Texas and Columbia, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to the Gulf of Mexico. The corridor encompasses a wealth of historical, cultural and natural resources that, through strategic enhancement and promotion, can become the area's largest tourism attraction. The collection includes general information on the project, press releases, newsletters, reports, historical trail and...
Dates: 1991-1996, 2000

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