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Rene Torres Collection

 Collection — Container: 0035
Identifier: BD-0035

Reynaldo G. Garza Collection

 Collection — Container: 142
Identifier: ELIBR-0142
Scope and Contents Collection includes documents, correspondence, and committee information concerning the Select Committee on Higher Education. Issues addressed by the committee include testing of college students, and necessity for comprehensive universities in South Texas.
Dates: 1985-1988; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Reynaldo G. Garza Collection

 Collection — Box: 0016, Box: 1-66
Identifier: BLIBR-0016
Scope and Contents The collection consists of the sixty-six boxes (twenty-two available at the moment) that chronicle Judge Reynaldo G. Garza's legal career, and civic engagement, as well as his involvement with higher education in South Texas.
Dates: 1950 - 2004

Reynosa Archives Collection [photocopies from microfilm]

 Collection — Container: 166, Box: 1R, 5D
Identifier: ELIBR-0166
Scope and Contents Photostatic copies of municipal archives collection of 19th century baptismal, birth and marriage registers, family records and legal documents for the Lower Rio Grande community of Reynosa.
Dates: 1820-1892; Other: Date acquired: 2003-03-10

Reynosa Municipal Archives

 Collection — Container: 163, Box: 2R, 2D
Identifier: ELIBR-0163
Scope and Contents Reynosa Municipal Archives folders may contain information about the census of Reynosa, establishment of Reynosa, founders of Reynosa, protocols, marriages, lands, deaths and Panteon Municipal de Reynosa, provinces, and marks and brands.
Dates: Event: 1750 - 1944

Reynosa, Tamaulipas, Mexico Marriage Church Register Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0157
Scope and Contents Collection contains one volume of the Reynosa Tamaulipas marriage church register.
Dates: 1790-1810; Other: Date acquired: 2002-2003

RGV Promotional Literature Collection

 Collection — Container: 151, Box: 2D, 1OVR
Identifier: ELIBR-0151
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous collection of promotional literature primarily from 1910-1940, pertaining to the Rio Grande Valley.Fliers: Inexpensively produced single sheet announcements or advertisements for distribution among the general public. Leaflets: Unbound volumes with fewer than five pages. Pamphlets: Published non-periodical volumes with no cover or with a paper cover. Usually 5 to 49 pages. Postcards: Cards on which a message may be written or printed for mailing without an envelope;...
Dates: -

Rio Grande Land Trust records

 Collection — Container: 173
Identifier: ELIBR-0173
Content Description Collection entirely consists of financial records (November 1965-November 1966) which were maintained for audit purposes. Financial records include oil and gas interest records, bank receipts, and tax receipts.
Dates: 1965 - 1966; Majority of material found within 1966

Rio Grande Valley 20th Century Studio Photographs Collection

 Collection — Container: Photographs Miscellaneous, Box: 2
Identifier: ELIBR-0174
Content Description The collection found here consists of 53 photographs of agricultural activity in the Texas Rio Grande Valley and the McAllen, Texas region, c. 1920. 39 of the photographs are 8 x 10, mounted on card stock and backed with linen, bearing the "Edrington" studio name. The remaining photographs are 5 x 7 and mounted on card stock. Four bear the "Ziebell, McAllen" studio name,...
Dates: 1920s

Rio Grande Valley Federation of Women's Clubs Collection

 Collection — Container: 225, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0225
Scope and Contents File contains historical information about the different women's clubs of the Rio Grande Valley.
Dates: 1963 - 1964

Rio Grande Valley Historical Talks and Conferences audiotapes

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-0176
Content Description This collection consists of 74 audiotapes of 43 presentations that were given between 2000 and 2015 regarding topics of importance to Rio Grande Valley History.

Some audio recordings contain flyers on the presentations.
Dates: Event: 2000-01-22 - 2015-10-03

Rio Grande Valley Oral Histories

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-0027
Dates: Majority of material found within 1987-2018, ongoing

Rio Grande Valley Telephone Company annual reports

 Collection — Container: 240, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0240
Content Description File includes annual reports of the Rio Grande Valley Telephone Company to the Interstate Commerce Commission (1923, 1926-1933) and to the Federal Communications Commission (1934-1936).
Dates: 1923 - 1936

Roger Conatser's Rio Grande Valley Photography Collection

 Collection — Container: 0018
Identifier: BLIBR-0018
Scope and Contents The collection consists of photographs taken throughout the Rio Grande Valley during the 1980s in either slides, 35mm film, or 120mm film format. There are various types of photographic work within the collection such as aerials, animal, architecture, artistic, event, macro, nature, night, people, scenic, and travel.
Dates: 1980 - 1989

Rotary Club of Darwen Correspondence

 File — Folder: 0029
Identifier: BLIBR-0029-Vertical
Content Description Photocopy of correspondence from Howard Peters, of the Rotary Club of Darwen, England, and "Rotarian James" of the Brownsville club. Included with the correspondence is a summation of letters written by members of a local Lancashire family, especially those of a young man by the name of James Horrocks (alias Andrew Ross), who came to America to escape a paternity suit, and lived for a time in Brownsville. Summation of Horrocks correspondence includes descriptions of U.S. Mail Steamship travel,...
Dates: 1865 - 1871

Rubén Hinojosa Congressional Papers

 Collection — Container: 146
Identifier: ELIBR-0146
Content Description The Congressional Papers of Rubén Hinojosa consists of 291 linear feet of materials dating from 1997 - 2016. The papers were created during Rubén Hinojosa's time as an elected official in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 - 2016, representing the 15th Congressional District in South Texas. The collection consists of legislative material as well as casework of local projects and issues.
Dates: 1996 - 2016

Salt Deposit on a log from La Sal del Rey

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-0178
Scope and Contents One salt deposit on a log from La Sal del Rey. Salt deposit measures roughly 9 inches x 5 inches x 3.5 inches.
Dates: 1992

South Texas Symphony Guild Yearbook

 Collection — Container: 132, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0132
Scope and Contents Yearbook contains information on the purpose, officers and directors, committees, calendar of events, members, and by-laws.
Dates: 1986 - 1987

Spanish Land Grants

 Collection — other: Various
Identifier: BSA-UTPA-BSA-Spanish Land Grants
Scope and Contents Life histories of local families and traces of their land acquisition to first European contact in the borderlands.
Dates: -

Staffel Family letters

 Collection — Container: 227, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0227
Scope and Contents Letters and reminiscences from the Staffel family, including letters written from Germany and about the boat trip to the United States, as well as travels within Texas, including San Antonio and Galveston.
Dates: 1851 - 1949; Majority of material found within 1851 - 1886

Starr County Marks and Brands

 Collection
Identifier: UTPA-MS-Starr Marks
Scope and Contents This is a name index to the first Starr County, Texas marks and brands books. Names such as de la Garza, de la Pena, de la Vina, etc. are alphabetized under Garza, Pena, Vina, etc. e.g. Garza, Juan Jose de la. Only de Leon is uniformly listed under de Leon.
Dates: 1848-1871

Starr County Records Collection

 Collection — Container: 241
Identifier: ELIBR-0241
Content Description Photocopies of official Starr County records.
Dates: 1850 - 1891

Stegman Building Documents

 Collection — Folder: 0005
Identifier: BLIBR-0005-Vertical
Content Description The collection consists of the final documentation of the Historic Stegman Building located in downtown Brownsville. The collection contains exterior and interior photographs prior to the renovation as well as historical Robert Runyon photographs of the building. In addition, the collection contains a Historic American Buildings Survey compiled by Historian Roman McAllen, Brownsville Historic Resources survey, and .dwg architectural and measurement files of the renovated floorplan....
Dates: 1911 - 2014

Tampico Affair Collection

 Collection — Container: 242, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0242
Scope and Contents This collection includes a pamphlet outlining the command structure of the U.S. Naval forces involved in the 1914 Tampico Affair during the Mexican Revolution. The pamphlet contains the autographs of 25 naval participants, including Congressional Medal of Honor recipients Read-Admiral, later Admiral, Frank Friday Fletcher (1855-1928) and Lieutenant (j.g.), later Admiral, Jonas H. Ingram (1886-1952). There are also fleet orders in broadside format, from USS Arkansas, dated April 26 and May 4,...
Dates: 1914-04 - 1914-05

Texas Bond Reporter

 Collection — Container: 112
Identifier: ELIBR-0112
Scope and Contents Collection contains financial statements which include the consolidated debt statement, financial statements from various subdivisions including school districts and water districts and an economic and statistical section.
Dates: 1947 - 1953

Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange records

 Collection — Container: 230, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0230
Scope and Contents File contains Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange draft of 1924-1925 annual report, TexaSweet Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange letterhead, and two Texas Citrus Fruit Growers Exchange "Carrying on" cards.
Dates: 1924 - 1925

Texas Department of Transportation

 Collection — Container: 58, Box: 44R, 9D, 1OV
Identifier: ELIBR-0058
Scope and Contents File includes aerial photos, maps, and environmental reports on road plans and construction.
Dates: 1930-1990

Texas-Mexico Travel Album

 Collection — Folder: 0030
Identifier: BLIBR-0030-Vertical
Content Description Collection of 117 photographs and real-photo postcards. Album begins with ten photographs of street scenes in New Orleans, followed by nine larger zide images of wild flower and plant life in the Rio Grande Valley and Brownsville, Texas. The next thirty-six images depict life along the Texas-Mexico border, including architecture, culture, the Rio Grande, and a July 4th beach outing. Ten images follow of family life in Oklahoma and Mississippi, and then the focus of the album returns...
Dates: 1917 - 1922

Texas Water Improvement District Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-0196
Content Description 57 photographs and one negative. One photograph captioned to verso: "H.C.W.I.D. No. 4 Installing a 37.5 - 20 a the Highway relift. May 7th. 1925." Depicts installation of a steam shovel for a Hidalgo County Water Improvement District Project in South Texas, along the Rio Grande. This belongs to a series of photographs with similar purple stamps from a San Antonio photographer depicting steam shovel operations, laborers, and ditch digging in the 1920s. the steam shovel has a sign on it reading...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1925; 1947-12-06

Thomas E. Simmons research collection on Fort Ringgold 1899 incident

 Collection — Container: 125
Identifier: ELIBR-0125
Scope and Contents Collection contains research material collected for Thomas E. Simmon's book: Who's shooting firecrackers? : the "riot" at Fort Ringgold, Texas. The book discusses an incident that occurred when Troop D, Ninth U. S. Cavalry Regiment (Colored) stationed at Fort Ringgold and townspeople in Rio Grande City exchanged shots on the night of November 20, 1899. Materials include photostatic copies from the National Archives, Texas State Archives, microfilm, and photographs.
Dates: 1895 - 1907; Majority of material found within 1899

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