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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

Contaminación Collection

 Collection — other: ~400B
Identifier: BSA-009
Scope and Contents

The collection contains non-privileged files pertaining to litigation regarding petroleum hydrocarbon contamination of properties on and around 23rd Street and Business 83 in McAllen, Texas. Documents include trial transcripts and proceedings, technical research and reports, and witness testimony relating to the southern and northern plume cases.

Dates: -

Reference Files

 Collection — Container: 62, Box: 13R, 98D
Identifier: ELIBR-0062
Scope and Contents

Collection contains articles, clippings, flyers, brochures, maps, and other ephemera collected by the Library Special Collections on topics concerning the Lower Rio Grande Valley Collection pertaining to the geographic region of southern Texas and northeastern Mexico. Many of these materials are protected by U.S. Copyright Law.

Dates: -

Rene Torres Collection

 Collection — Container: 0035
Identifier: BD-0035

Republic of Texas Document, Sale of Enslaved Persons, 1839

 Collection — Container: 195, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0195
Content Description

Documentation of the sale of enslaved persons in Washington County, Texas, May 3, 1839. Sale was for eleven enslaved peopel aged two - thirty years old and was for eleven thousand dollars. Enslaved persons were sold to Ann H. P. Noble by O. B. Howard and Jane E. Howard, and witnessed by F. W. Hubert, A. M. Logan, and M. McKinnon. Ms. Noble also bought three mules, twenty head of cattle, and two yoke of oxen for five hundred dollars.

Dates: 1839-05-03

Republic of Texas Land Application Form, 1838

 Collection — Container: 194, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0194
Content Description

Land application form filled out by Jose Luis Chirino for new citizens of the Republic of Texas. Chirino had to swear that he was a citizen of Texas at the date of independence, did not leave the State or refuse to participate in the revolution, and did not give assistance to the enemy. Chirino applied for 1/3 of a league of land in Nacogdoches County.

Dates: 1838-02-09

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 — Container: BLIBR-0016
Identifier: BLIBR-0016
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of personal papers chronicling 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 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.]

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-0166
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of MICROFILM materials. Municipal archives collection of 19th century baptismal (bautismos) and marrriage (matrimonios) 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: 1913-2000

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: ELIBR-0174, Box: 1
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...
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 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

Rondel V. Davidson Endowed Lecture Series

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-08-2022
Scope and Contents

Contains one scrapbook with news releases and information pertinent to the different subjects discussed in the Rondel V. Davidson [Endowed] History Lecture Series. Also contains an archival folder with further information on the series lecturers. The lecture series was established in 1989 in memory of Dr. Rondel Davidson, former Professor and Chair of the Department of History and Philosophy at The University of Texas Pan American.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1993 - Present

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...
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

 Item — Container: 178
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
Identifier: BSA-006
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 Records Collection

 Collection — Container: 241
Identifier: ELIBR-0241
Content Description

Photocopies of official Starr County records.

Dates: 1850 - 1891

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

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