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Architecture--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley.

 Subject
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Scope Note: For the subject of architecture (style, design, etc.) in general and the activities of architects. Search under FACILITIES (and NTs) and ARCHITECTURAL & SITE COMPONENTS for images that focus on structures and sites or elements thereof, under CONSTRUCTION for the process of building, and under CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY for the construction business.

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Arches and walkway I

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Scope and Contents From the File:

Folder includes photographs from UTB/TSC.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary

Arches and walkway II

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Scope and Contents From the File:

Folder includes photographs from UTB/TSC.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary

Brownsville Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BLIBR-0044
Scope and Contents

The collection includes historical photographs of people, places, and events from locations across the Lower Rio Grande Valley, including but not limited to Brownsville, San Benito, Harlingen, Mercedes, Mission, and Rio Grande City. Photographs are in a variety of formats, including aerial, postcards, silver gelatin, etc.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary

Brownsville Preservation Society newsletter, 2017

 File — BLIBR-0025, Box: 1, Folder: 9
Content Description From the Collection:

The collection consists of ten newsletters from organizations located in Brownsville, Texas. The newsletters chronicle the history and development of Brownsville and topics include art, architecture, businesses, higher education, historical accounts, events, notable people, preservation, transportation, and industry.

Dates: 2017

Clock Close Up at Arnulfo Oliveira Building

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Scope and Contents From the File:

Folder includes photographs from UTB/TSC.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary

Education and Business Complex Dedication, September 17, 2005

 File — BLIBR-0075-IA-N, Box: 4, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

Materials relaing to the dedication of the Education and Business Complex, "Impacting a Community: A Symposium on Business and Education," including (2) programs schedules and (1) fan.

Dates: Event: September 17, 2005

Fort Brown Quartermaster's Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0023-TSC
Scope and Contents The Fort Brown Quartermaster's Ledger consists of two-page reports that were originally bound in a single volume. The reports describe specifications for buildings on the Fort Brown military installation. This includes information about the floor plans, building dimensions, construction materials, mechanicals, appliances, and any changes or updates made to the building over time.There are 192 buildings covered within the ledger from Fort Brown, in Brownsville, Texas, and four...
Dates: 1919 - 1946

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Life & Health Sciences Building , July 28, 1999

 File — BLIBR-0075-IA-N, Box: 2, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Folder contains materials related to Life and Health Sciences Building groundbreaking, including an invitation, illustrations, program schedule, fast facts, and news releases and news stories. Also includes information about the items placed in a time capsule.

Dates: Event: July 28, 1999

Harlingen

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: Folder 12
Scope and Contents Folder contains (3) photographs, including 1) by Josie Ellard (Edinburg) of 400 block of Jackson Street looking south, 2) photo of the railroad depot and surrounding buildings including Harlingen Star newspaper, 3) Gardner photo of cars lining street and two people walking, 4) Two aerial images of U.S. 83-77 bridge crossing Arroyo Colorado, just south of Harlingen (one view is looking east and one is looking west).Aerial images are from Texas Department of Transportation, Pharr...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1850s—2000s

Historic Stegman Building Documents

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Identifier: BLIBR-0005
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

Lucy Tijerina Family Collection

 Collection — 0036
Identifier: BD-0036
Content Description

The collection consists of correspondence, invitations to Valley dances, Samuel W. Brooks and Charles Falgout property dealings, Brooks' personal documents, photographs, and accompanying documents pertaining to the Falgout, Merkling, Tijerina, and Alegria family.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1848 - 1952

McAllen and Edinburg Train Depots After Renovation

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents

Folder contains two sets of photographs of the interior and exterior of the McAllen South Pacific Depot along with exterior photos of the Edinburg train depot. It includes (8) ivory sheets with color photographs affixed and handwritten (pencil) notes.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1850s—2000s

McAllen - Fairway Motor Hotel

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 20
Identifier: Folder 21
Scope and Contents Folder contains color and black and white photographs of various sizes of the Fairway Motor Hotel. Images include Polaroid images of roadside signs, poolside guests, gathering on the lawn, hotel dining and guest room interiors, guests checking in, and more. Three photographs appear to show former Texas Governor Allan Shivers, including two images of him speaking at a podium with microphones for NBC KRGV.Some photographs are stamped "KRGV Weslaco, Texas" on the back...
Dates: Majority of material found in 1850s—2000s

Mission

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents

Folder includes historic photographs of Mission, Texas. One Mission Hotel postcard postmarked 1909-08-06 addressed to "Mr. Ernest Givens, Brownsville, Texas." Nine (9) unused postcards of the Mission Tourist Camp. Two (2) photographs of downtown Mission, c. 1912 and c. 1930s

Dates: Majority of material found in 1850s—2000s

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

Recreation Education and Kinesiology (REK) Center Groundbreaking, August 22, 2006

 File — BLIBR-0075-IA-N, Box: 4, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents

Materials relating to groundbreaking for REK center, including (2) invitations, program schedule, (2) news releases, and Brownsville Herald article, "UTB-TSC breaks ground on REK Center"

Dates: Event: August 22, 2006

Relampago, Texas (Mercedes) Brick

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 27
Scope and Contents

Folder contains mulitple prints of photographs of brick making at Relampago, Texas.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1850s—2000s

Rio Grande City

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 31
Scope and Contents

Folder contains (5) black and white photos of buildings in Rio Grande City (Starr County), Texas, including the Silverio de la Pena Post Office facade and brick detail.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1850s—2000s

Roma

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 33
Identifier: Folder 33
Scope and Contents

Photographs include Manuel Guerra Store, Knights of Columbus Hall, Old Convent, Nestor Saenz Building, petrified forest. Handwritten text, red ink on verso appears to indicate printing instructions.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1850s—2000s

San Benito

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 34
Identifier: Folder 34
Scope and Contents

Photographic postcards of street scenes in San Benito, Texas, incuding San Benito Bank & Tust Co. and Burke's Variety Store

Dates: Majority of material found in 1850s—2000s

Texas Southmost College, Camile Lightner Student Center, detail

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Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection includes historical photographs of people, places, and events from locations across the Lower Rio Grande Valley, including but not limited to Brownsville, San Benito, Harlingen, Mercedes, Mission, and Rio Grande City. Photographs are in a variety of formats, including aerial, postcards, silver gelatin, etc.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary

Texas Southmost College Main Building

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Scope and Contents From the File:

Folder includes photographs from UTB/TSC.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary

Texas Southmost College, Student Center

 Item
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection includes historical photographs of people, places, and events from locations across the Lower Rio Grande Valley, including but not limited to Brownsville, San Benito, Harlingen, Mercedes, Mission, and Rio Grande City. Photographs are in a variety of formats, including aerial, postcards, silver gelatin, etc.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary

Unknown building, Rio Grande City

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Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection includes historical photographs of people, places, and events from locations across the Lower Rio Grande Valley, including but not limited to Brownsville, San Benito, Harlingen, Mercedes, Mission, and Rio Grande City. Photographs are in a variety of formats, including aerial, postcards, silver gelatin, etc.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary

Unknown building(s) and chimney

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Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The collection includes historical photographs of people, places, and events from locations across the Lower Rio Grande Valley, including but not limited to Brownsville, San Benito, Harlingen, Mercedes, Mission, and Rio Grande City. Photographs are in a variety of formats, including aerial, postcards, silver gelatin, etc.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary

UTB/TSC Buildings by Gloria Martinez

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Scope and Contents From the File:

Folder includes photographs from UTB/TSC.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary

UTB/TSC Buildings by Jorge Martinez

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Scope and Contents From the File:

Folder includes photographs from UTB/TSC.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary

UTB/TSC Restoration Committee, Historic Young House Tamalada, December 15, 1998

 File — BLIBR-0075-IA-N, Box: 2, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Folder contains invitation to tamalada at Historic Young House hosted by the UTB/TSC Restoration Committee on 12/15/1998, featuring artwork by Don Breeden.

Dates: Event: December 15, 1998

White arches

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Scope and Contents From the File:

Folder includes photographs from UTB/TSC.

Dates: Majority of material found within dates vary