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Hidalgo County (Tex.)--History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Brewster/Bravo Ranch Cemetery, 1985-1995

 File — 79, Box: 10, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Contains two newspaper clippings relating to cemeteries in Hidalgo County as well as Brewster Bravo Ranch and Jackson Ranch.
Dates: Copyright: 1985-1995

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 files...
Dates: Other: 1974-1980

Deed - Eli Jackson and Martin Jackson to John Closner, Porcion 71, original grantee Narciso Cavazos, 1894

 File — 39, Box: 1, Folder: 28
Scope and Contents Folder contains 1) envelope and 2) handwritten document detailing the Warranty Deed from Eli and Martin Jackson to John Closner, including official recording with Hidalgo County Court signature and embossed seal.
Dates: Other: 1894

Deed - Eli Jackson, et al. to John Closner, Porcion 71, original grantee Narciso Cavazos, 1862, 1892-1903

 File — 39, Box: 2, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Folder contains handwritten notes and official warranty deed documentation between the Jackson family and John Closner, including: 1) two notes in pencil on small pieces of paper (1891, 1892); 2) a real estate document transferring land to John Closner signed by members of the Jackson family and recorded in Hidalgo County (1899); 3) a real estate document transferring land to Bloomber and Raphael signed by Eli Jackson and recorded in Cameron and Hidalgo Counties (1892); 4) a letter (Spanish)...
Dates: Other: 1862, 1892-1903

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

Hidalgo County Historical Commission Collection

 Collection — 79
Identifier: ELIBR-0079
Scope and Contents 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 files...
Dates: 1884-2016

History of Hidalgo County Elected Officials: From 1852 to 1963, 1963

 File — 39, Box: 4, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Compiled for Pharr Press by Lee Stambaugh, Austin, Texas. Booklet lists Hidalgo County Elected Officials by year, office, and name. Also includes supplement listing officials representing Hidalgo County at the state level.
Dates: Publication: 1963

Jackson Ranch Church 35, 1982

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0079-Box01-Folder36

Jackson Ranch Church, 1982-1986

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0079-Box05-Folder30

Jesus Bazán and Antonio Longoria Marker Dedication Ceremony

 Collection
Identifier: BD-0008
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 and...
Dates: 2018-11-03

John W. Ewing personal records

 Collection — 214
Identifier: ELIBR-0214
Scope and Contents John W. Ewing was elected as an Hidalgo County Judge. Enclosed are materials regarding real estate property that he bought and sold, 1927 income tax, Hidalgo County election results for 1936, and correspondence.
Dates: 1927 - 1946

Opinion in regard to State of Title of Porciones 71 and 72, 1905-01-03

 File — 39, Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Folder contains a title abstract prepared by J.C. Sullivan for John Closer for Porcion 71, Narcisco Cavazos Original Grantee (signed 3 January 1905).
Dates: 1905-01-03

Opinion of James B. Wells upon title of Nathaniel Jackson, to Porcion 71, Town of Reynosa, original grantee Narciso Cavazos, 1912

 File — 39, Box: 1, Folder: 26
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Files include abstracts, correspondence, document packets and other legal documents, newspaper clippings, publications, and photographs.
Dates: Other: 1912

Porcion 69, 70, 71, 72

 Digital Record
Identifier: ELIBR0039-Box01-Folder08

Porcion 69, 70, 71, 72, 1902-1906

 File — 39, Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Folder contains two typed documents: 1) Affidavit of Francisco Tagle, Sr. as to possession of Porciones No. 71 and 72 (12 March 1906); 2) affidavit describing property purchase options among John Closner, J. P. Withers, James B. Wells (2 May 1902).
Dates: Other: 1902-1906

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