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Major Jacob Brown Research Files

 Collection — Container: BLIBR-0038, Box: 1
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

 Item
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...
Dates: 1900 - 1996

Map samples

 Collection — other: Oversize 1A
Identifier: e5151620-00cf-4571-afed-8906fdc5cf1f
Scope and Contents

13 map samples in various formats.

Dates: -

Maps of Archivo General de la Nación (Mexico) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0026
Scope and Contents

Sample collection of 17 maps of colonial Mexico and Texas from the Archivo General de la Nacion, Mexico. Project funded by the Summerlee Foundation. Images and descriptions provided by the photographer Armando Alonzo

Images are accessible via our institutional repository.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1700-1851 (not inclusive)

Margaret and Malcolm Snavely Collection

 Collection — Container: 229
Identifier: ELIBR-0229
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials related to Margaret and Malcolm Snavely and Malcolm's parents: Guy and Charlotte Snavely including photographs, Harlingen Study Club yearbook from Mrs. Guy Snavely, and Methodist Church directories from Margaret Snavely.

Dates: 1929 - 1993

McAllen Bicentennial Celebration records

 Collection — Container: 219, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0219
Scope and Contents

Collection contains organizational files for planning and hosting McAllen's 1976 Bicentennial celebration. The majority of the collection is comprised of expense receipts.

Dates: 1975 - 1976

McAllen Centennial Committee records

 Collection — Container: 19, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0019
Scope and Contents

Collection contains organizational files for planning and hosting the 2004 McAllen Centennial.

Dates: 2004

McAllen Chamber of Commerce Collection

 Collection — Container: 22
Identifier: ELIBR-0022
Scope and Contents

Collection includes reports, economic data, visitor guides, programs, and photographs.

Dates: 1903 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1967 - 2013

McAllen Genealogical Society Collection

 Collection — Container: 238, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0238
Content Description

Collection includes the 8th Annual Family History Seminar, A Workshop in Genealogical Problem Solving.

Dates: 1999

McAllen High School Time Capsule

 Collection — Container: 98
Identifier: ELIBR-0098

McAllen International Museum (MIM) / International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS)

 Collection — Container: 87
Identifier: ELIBR-0087
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of event programs, exhibition flyers, and newsletters.

Dates: 1985 - 2007

McAllen Landmark, Heritage Property, or District Applications Collection

 Collection — Container: 122, Box: 1D
Identifier: ELIBR-0122
Scope and Contents

Applications for McAllen Landmark Heritage Property (or district).

Dates: 2006, 2008; Other: Date acquired: 2009-01-08

McAllen, Texas (City)

 Collection — Container: 115
Identifier: ELIBR-0115

McMurray Family Collection

 Collection — Container: 118
Identifier: ELIBR-0118
Scope and Contents

Collection primarily consists of photographs from Mission, Texas, as well as others that are unidentified. The collection also contains documents pertaining to Robertie McMurray and G. M. McMurray.

Dates: 1909-1931, 1986

Menton J. Murray Collection

 Collection — Container: BLIBR-0015
Identifier: BLIBR-0015
Scope and Contents The papers of Menton Murray (1907-1989) consist of correspondence, photos, books, periodicals, speeches, awards, newsletters, and news clippings. The papers document Murray’s careers as a journalist, lawyer, and 26 years as a Texas State Legislator. Also depicted are Murray’s other public activities in and around his Harlingen, Texas home. These activities include: Lion’s Club, Knights of Columbus, Harlingen Cardinal’s Quarterback Club, the Cameron County Historical Society and many more....
Dates: 1919 - 1989

Mercedes Green Hornets photograph

 Collection — Container: 199
Identifier: ELIBR-0199
Content Description

One photograph of the Mercedes Green Hornets fastpitch softball team from 1947. District Championship Team.

Dates: 1947

Mexico printed maps

 Collection — other: Map Cabinet
Identifier: UTPA-Mexico Maps

Mi Lindo Rio Grande; El Mexicotejano

 Collection
Identifier: BSA-Null
Scope and Contents

1 45 RPM record with piano score and guitar chords. Spanish lyrics with English transcripts.

Dates: -

Mier, Mexico Archives photostatic copies

 Collection — Container: 3
Identifier: ELIBR-0003
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection is comprised of municipal records including official communications as well as financial records from the town of Mier, Mexico. The collection also includes school records, marks and brands, inhabitant lists, inventories, election and census records.

Dates: 1821 - 1947; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Minnie Gilbert Collection

 Collection — Container: ELIBR-0233, Box: 01
Identifier: ELIBR-0233
Scope and Contents

Collection includes articles written by Minnie Gilbert, including "Bethlehem on the Rio Grande" about a pastorela play. Documents concerning ornithologist Irby Davis, "Birdman of the Valley" and author of "A Field guide to Birds of Mexico and Central America". File also includes black and white photographs.

Dates: 1961, 1985

Miscellaneous Photographs Collection

 Collection — Container: ELIBR-0154
Identifier: ELIBR-0154

Missouri Pacific Brownsville Depot Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0005
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of: plans, measurement files, public domain pictures, maps, research items on architect Robert Bertram Kelly, text documents on the depot written by Mr. David N. Currey, photos, photographs of the first depot, photographs of the "sister depot" in SL-SF passenger station in Pensacola, Florida, and postcard views of neighboring El Jardin Hotel.

Dates: 1904 - 1965

Mrs. D. F. Strickland diaries

 Collection — Container: 234, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0234
Scope and Contents

File includes short notes of daily activities as recorded in a 1939 year book and a 1941 desk diary.

Dates: 1939 - 1941

Palo Alto/Mexican War Research Collection

 Collection — Container: BLIBR-0008
Identifier: BLIBR-0008
Scope and Contents

This collection of three document cases consists of research material pertaining to the Battle of Resaca de la Palma and the Battle of Palo Alto, as well as the overall Mexican-American War. Included are primary sources and reproductions of battle maps, books, reports, and surveys as well as published booklets, invitation, flyers, and newsletters published by the Palo Alto National Historic Site; the only National Park in South Texas.

Dates: 1846 - 1998

Paul Henggeler Collection

 Collection — Container: 152
Identifier: ELIBR-0152
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of papers collected, and audio interviews conducted by Paul Henggeler regarding his research and publication interests on the continuing influences John F. Kennedy and the Kennedy family continued to play on future presidents. Files also include Paul Henggeler's new research interest in Cesar Chavez and the farm labor movement.

Dates: 1960 - 1994

Periodicals - miscellaneous issues

 Collection — Container: 150, Box: 2D
Identifier: ELIBR-0150
Scope and Contents

Single issues of larger runs of periodicals (magazines, journals, and newspapers) retained because of specific articles and issues concerning southern Texas and northeastern Mexico.

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

Porfirio Diaz Historical Documents

 Collection — Container: 202
Identifier: ELIBR-0202
Scope and Contents

Collection contains three documents related to Porfirio Diaz; two letters written to the Governor of the State of Durango regarding military and personnel matters, and one signed military appointment signed by Diaz, of the appointment of Antonio Paes to the position of Lieutenant Colonel of infantry.

Dates: 1878-01-26; 1902-12; 1903-07-06

Pre-First World War clippings scrapbook

 Collection — Container: 236, Volume: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0236
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook of undated newspaper clippings. Clippings are primarily humorous stories, human interest stories, and poems. First clipping is of Geo. H. Dirmeyer 'Bird Cage Saloon' menu [humorous menu]. Newspaper clippings presumably clipped before First World War, as one article refers to the "next German war" and before automobiles were common as some articles refer to horses, mules, carriages, and horse-cars.

Dates: undated

Precinct No. 13, Hidalgo County, Precinct Convention minutes

 Collection — Container: 223, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0223
Scope and Contents

Folder contains meeting minutes of the Precinct Convention, Precinct No. 13, Hidalgo County, Texas, held at Edinburg, Texas on the 3rd day of May, 1952.

Dates: 1952

Priscilla Club of McAllen records

 Collection — Container: 224, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0224
Scope and Contents

The Priscilla Club was "one of McAllen's oldest clubs," a women's social club, organized February 14, 1919. The collection consists of a spiral bound notebook with meeting attendance and newspaper clippings of club activities.

Dates: 1939 - 1947

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