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Edinburg (Tex.)--History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Alfonso Rene Ramirez Oral History, 1987

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00754
Scope and Contents

Alfonso Rene Ramirez was born in 1923 in Edinburg, Texas. He discusses where his family came from, what his parents did for a living, education, the Great Depression, families, sports he played in grade school, higher education in Edinburg, cultural arts in Edinburg, and what he studied.

Interview conducted by Douglas E. Erickson in 1987. Digital transfer completed on 22 July 2013 from the original analog cassette tape.

Dates: 1987

Edinburg Bicentennial Heritage Committee records

 Collection — 210, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0210
Scope and Contents

Collection contains correspondence, notes, and drafts concerning the writing and publication of the Edinburg book by the Edinburg Bicentennial Heritage Committee. Cover title on book is "Edinburg : a story of a town." Title page and cataloged title is "Edinburg."

Dates: 1975 - 1976; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Edinburg Chamber of Commerce

 Collection — 140
Identifier: ELIBR-0140
Scope and Contents

Various materials produced by the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce as well as newsletters.

Dates: 1964 - 1997

Edinburg College Collection

 Collection — 228, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0228
Scope and Contents

File contains partial bulletin article concerning negotiations for a consolidation of Edinburg Junior College and Texas A & M College at College Station, a photograph of Edinburg High School (Edinburg Junior College), and a letter from Brad H. Smith about the article.

Dates: 1930, 1987

"Edinburg Remembered" Homes Collection

 Collection — 212, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0212
Scope and Contents

Newspaper articles from "Edinburg Remembered" series, in which the history of Edinburg is highlighted through a historical review of various homes and the influences of the families who lived in those homes.

Dates: 1976; Other: Date acquired: 0001-01-01

Edinburg Study Club

 Collection — 128
Identifier: ELIBR-0128
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Civil Club (1925) and of the Edinburg Study Club (1925-1987). Minutes are handwritten in record books and are sometimes accompanied by newspaper clippings, photographs, or other notes.

Dates: 1925 - 1987

Emilia Schunior Ramirez

Identifier: Series 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Collection contains materials from the Vela family reunion, and materials from the office of Al Ramirez concerning his publishing company New Santander Press.

Dates: -; Majority of material found in June 30 - July 2, 2006; Other: Date acquired: 20060000

Evins Regional Juvenile Center Collection

 Collection — 213, Folder: 1
Identifier: ELIBR-0213
Scope and Contents

Collection contains pamphlets, newsletters, a press release, and a report published by the Texas Youth Commission. The collection also contains photographs and an opening ceremony program from September 6, 1990.

Dates: 1990 - 1994

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

Gillespie Parish Baker Oral History, 1991

Identifier: ELIBR-0027-00054
Scope and Contents

Gillespie Parish Baker, born 1900 and died 23 September, 1976, discusses the life of his father, A.Y. Baker, an influential citizen of Edinburg. He gives a detailed description of his own life in Hidalgo County and Edinburg including observations on the Hidalgo-Reynosa bridge, life, and changes in Edinburg.

Dates: 1991

Gillespie Parish Baker - Part 01

 Digital Record
Identifier: Gillespie Parish Baker - Part 01

Gillespie Parish Baker Part 02

 Digital Record
Identifier: Gillespie Parish Baker Part 02

Oliver Cromwell Aldrich, Jr. Oral History

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0027-AldrichOliverCromwellJr-19920424

Restlawn Cemetery, Edinburg, 1997

 File — ELIBR-0154, other: Drawer 1, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents

Photographs of Restlawn Cemetery as it appeared in 1997. Images depict primitive markers and crosses including Jacob D. White, Ada Branch (mother of Earl and Thurman Booker), Ollie L. Heliton, Mary Thomas (mother of Melina Durden), Haywood West (reburied at Hilcrest), Joseph Callis, Rev. Levi Williams, Robert L. Taylor, D. Edwards.

Dates: 1997