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Hidalgo County (Tex.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Cemetery census, 1974-1980

 File — 79, Box: 14, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists of applications for historical markers and historical cemeteries, research, notes, correspondence, organizational files, and maps. Historical marker applications were submitted by the Hidalgo County Historical Commission to the Texas Historical Commission Research Department. Marker applications typically include research describing the importance of the location. Files may also include photographs and dedication pamphlets. Collection also contains organizational...
Dates: Other: 1974-1980

Frances Isbell Collection

 Collection — 53
Identifier: ELIBR-0053
Scope and Contents Series I, Reference/Research Files, 1832-2014, consists of reference and research files pertaining to a variety of subjects from the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Series II, Hidalgo County Historical Commission, 1852-2014, consists of files pertaining to the Historical Markers, Archives Alert, and Confederate graves projects as well as general and office files. Series III, Newspaper clippings, 1849-2011, consists of a variety of newspaper clippings that were saved by...
Dates: 1832-2014

Gertrude Cannon Gorman Oral History, 1-11-1986

 File
Identifier: ELIBR0053-Gorman_Gertude_Cannon-19860111
Scope and Contents

Gertrude Cannon Gorman was born in October 10, 1900 in Choate, Texas. She relates the history of the William Mose Cannon family from Kennedy County, Texas, the Noah Lee Cannon family of McAllen, Texas, and her family in Hidalgo County, Texas.

Dates: 1-11-1986

Gertrude Cannon Gorman - Part 01

 Digital Record
Identifier: Gertrude Cannon Gorman - Part 01

Hidalgo County 93rd District Court - Delinquent tax suits

 Collection — 80
Identifier: ELIBR-0080
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of petitions for foreclosure on delinquent taxes that were filed in the 93rd Distirct Court of Hidalgo County, Texas.

Dates: 1921-1931; Majority of material found in 1930

Hidalgo County Bridge Failure FM 2061

 File
Scope and Contents

Folder contains black and white negatives and photo prints of a bridge collapse in Hidalgo County. Also contains original photo processor envelope labeled 18-739.


Texas Department of Transportation, Pharr District.

Dates: 1850s—2000s

Hidalgo County Courthouse - 1886

 File — ELIBR-0154, Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: Folder 13
Scope and Contents

Folder contains (1) photo of 1886 Hidalgo County Courthouse. Image is distorted and possibly enlarged from smaller negative.

Dates: 1850s—2000s

Hidalgo County Courthouse - 1910

 File — ELIBR-0154, Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Folder contains photos of Hidalgo County Courthouse (1910). Two smaller photos appear to be similar copies; one appearts with text "Citrus Orchard in Heart of City". Two larger photos appear to be copies; one appears with text "Court House, Edinburg."

Dates: 1850s—2000s

Hidalgo County Jail

 File — ELIBR-0154, Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Printed photographs acquired from various sources. Arranged by subject.

Dates: 1850s—2000s

Hidalgo County Marks and Brands

 Collection — Other 3V
Identifier: UTPA-MS-Hidalgo Marks
Scope and Contents This is a name index to the first three surviving Hidalgo County, Texas marks and brands books. Information contained in the first two volumes is also found in the third volume. It is probable that the first brand book for Hidalgo County does not exist because there is a gap from the founding of Hidalgo County in 1852 until 1866. Also, no retrospective registrations appear to be included prior to 1866. Names such as de la Garza, de la Pena, de la Vina, etc. are alphabetized under Garza,...
Dates: -

Hidalgo County Records Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ELIBR-0065
Scope and Contents

Hidalgo County Records Collection contains non-current records of permanent value from various offices.

Dates: 1844-1985

Maps and Aerial Photographs of Reynosa and El Paso, 1990s

 File — ELIBR-0154, Box: 1, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents

Folder includes photographs and copies of aerial photographs, including images of brickyards (5) photos by Rollag and Associates, Inc and various maps of brick plants, including American Eagle Brick Company and Barros Industrializados. One photo depicts the Riverine Brickmaking Belt of the Municipio of Reynosa and Hidalgo County (July 1982).

Dates: 1990s

Maurice Boyd Cramer

 Digital Record
Identifier: Oral history 00198

Maurice Boyd Cramer Oral History, 3-8-1993

 File
Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00198
Scope and Contents Maurice Boyd Cramer born on 12 December 1916, in Sarcoxie, Jasper, Missouri, tells of early life in Missouri, an excursion train to the Valley, Hidalgo County Irrigation District #2, pump house in Hidalgo, Camp Ebenezer (Alamo), dairy and cotton farming, early San Juan schools, and flood control. He died on 3 July 2004, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Interview conducted on 8 March 1993 by Robert E. Norton. Digital transfer completed on 23 October 2013 from the original analog cassette tape....
Dates: 3-8-1993

Precinct No. 13, Hidalgo County, Precinct Convention minutes

 Collection — 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

Rio Grande Valley 20th Century Studio Photographs Collection

 Collection — 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

Texas Water Improvement District Photographs

 Collection — 0196
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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1925; 1947-12-06