Crime--Rio Grande Valley.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder 0004
Content Description The collection consists of thirteen letters written from Brownsville, Texas starting January 1866 to June 1866 by Acca L. Colby Purdy and her husband Warren G. Purdy to their family in Chicago, Illinois. In addition, there are two portrait images; one of Acca and the other of Warren. The correspondence narrates life in Brownsville and the nearby areas as well as the living conditions. Acca begins writing from Brownsville on January 18, 1866. She speaks of Major Plato who was the...
Dates: 1865-12-26 - 1866-06-16
Collection — 0047
Content Description This collection consists of a 1911 Hidalgo County Texas General Land Office grant map and a 1992 Texans & Winter Texans International Spring Festival brochure highlighting the Bandit wars.
Dates: 1911 - 1992
Collection — 6
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