Historical markers--Texas--Hidalgo County
Subject Source: TGM II, Genre and physical characteristic terms
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Betty Murray Papers
Collection — BLIBR-0017
Scope and Contents
This collection consisting of four document cases chronicles Betty Murray's efforts to protect and document the Lower Rio Grande Valley and state history. Her personal papers are also included.
Dates: 1930 - 2002
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
Jesus Bazán and Antonio Longoria Marker Dedication Ceremony
Scope and Contents The collection consists of images and recordings of the Jesus Bazán and Antonio Longoria marker dedication ceremony. This marker commemorates the double murder of Jesus Bazán and his son-in-law, Antonio Longoria, on September 27, 1915 along a dirt road near their ranch outside of Edinburg. In October 2017, the Refusing to Forget the team unveiled the first historical marker in Cameron County to recognize the unknown victims of La Matanza (The Massacre) in 1915. The Jesus Bazán...
UTRGV History Harvest
Scope and Contents This is an ongoing collection combining History Harvests from both Edinburg and Brownsville campuses. The objective of these History Harvests is to create a community collection from the area's families documenting local, regional, and national history to be held at the UTRGV University Library and made available for research, teaching, and educational exhibitions.Participants agree to give unconditional permission to publish items online. This collection consists of life in the...
Dates: 2014-09-27; 2017-10-14; 2018-11-03