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"Hometown Teams" Reception Collection

Identifier: BD-0006
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 Valley.
Dates: 2018-07-26

Howard T. Dulmage Collection

 Collection — Container: 0040, Box: 1-27
Identifier: BLIBR-0040
Scope and Contents The collection consists of twenty-eight document cases containing research Dr. Howard T. Dulmage conducted on Bacillus thurningiensis microbial insecticides while he was stationed at the U.S. Department of Agriculture Research Station in Brownsville, Texas.
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 and...
Dates: 2018-11-03

Jim Solis Collection

 Collection — Container: 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: 2
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 and...
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

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

Kermit Cromack Sr. Papers

Identifier: BLIBR-0013-b
Dates: Majority of material found within 1928 - 1938

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

 Collection — other: Various
Identifier: BSA-01-UTPA-BSA-Latinas and Politics
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
Abstract 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: 154
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 tour...
Dates: 1991-1996, 2000

Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council (LRGVDC)

 Collection — Container: 15
Identifier: ELIBR-0015
Scope and Contents Collection contains miscellaneous publications, reports, and other documents created by, for or about the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council.
Dates: 1972 - 1997

Lucy Tijerina Family Collection

 Collection — Container: 0036
Identifier: BD-0036
Content Description The collection consists of correspondence, invitations to Valley dances, Samuel W. Brooks and Charles Falgout property dealings, Brooks' personal documents, photographs, and accompanying documents pertaining to the Falgout, Merkling, Tijerina, and Alegria family.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1952

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library Photo Collection

 Collection — Container: 237, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0237
Content Description Digital scans on CD with two photos of Lyndon Baines Johnson. One is of him sitting at a desk and the other is of him standing in front of an American flag.
Dates: 2006

Major Jacob Brown Research Files

 Collection — Container: 0038
Identifier: BLIBR-0038
Scope and Contents This collection of one document case contains research files on Major Jacob Brown whom Brownsville is named after.
Dates: 1978 - 1979

Manuel Garcia Mexican Folk Songs Collection

Identifier: BD-0001
Content Description This is a digitized videorecording of music of Manuel Garcia. He sings about the following topics: a 1900 marriage, 1911 assassination, horse races, Polito de luna assassination, happy birthday (sapo verde), heartbreak, Loma de Miranda, Texas Rangers (Rinches), Silvano Garcia of China Nuevo Leon, crossing the Rio Grande, smuggling, assassination of Mariano Perez on April 20 around 2pm, Isidro Perez, paloma norteña, mother’s day, heartbreak in Oklahoma City 1946, working to pay doctor in 1936,...
Dates: 1900 - 1996

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