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Mexican-American Border Region--History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Acts of the Visit of the Royal Commissioners (Auto de la general visita)

 Collection — 119
Identifier: ELIBR-0119
Scope and Contents Acts of the Visit of the Royal Commissioners (Auto de la general visita) was transcribed from archives in Mexico. These volumes record the distribution of land by the royal Spanish commissioners in 1767 to the Rio Grande settlements of Laredo, Mier, Camargo, Revilla (later Guerrero), and Reynosa, which were established by José de Escandón. About 170 of the porciones granted to individual settlers at that time are located within the present boundaries of Texas.
Dates: 1753-1832

Carl Laurence Duaine Collection

 Collection — 64, Box: 4R
Identifier: ELIBR-0064
Scope and Contents Collection contains manuscripts, research notes, and correspondence files from Carl Duaine's three books: "Caverns of Oblivion," "Dead men wore boots," and "With all arms." Research files include copies of governmental archival files from 1862-1865.
Dates: 1957-2003

Clotilde P. Garcia Reference Collection

 Collection — 0063
Identifier: BLIBR-0063
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one box that contains documents pertaining to Dr. Clotilde P. Garcia. The contents include books she published, biographical sketches, awards, publications, resume, and other supporting documents. Dr. Clotilde Pérez García was a noted physician, activist, author, educator, and sister of civil rights activist Hector P. García. Additionally, she was one of the first Mexican-American women in Texas to enter the medical profession.
Dates: 1984 - 2003

Series III: History Harvest at UTRGV digital collection, 1900 - 1999, 1900 - 1910, 1939 - 1945, 1990 - 1999, 1970 - 1979

 Series
Scope and Contents These digitized materials consist of the following:Newspaper clippings regarding Jacinto Treviño who killed at least two men in 1910 in Los Indios Texas; Newspaper clippings regarding Juanita Rosales Cantu’s siblings during Pearl Harbor and World War 2; A written transcript of U.S. Corp of Engineers member, Patricio Gonzalez. He talks about World War 2 and a wing piece belonging to a P38 American aircraft fighter that he kept as a keepsake; Files...
Dates: 1900 - 1999; Event: 1900 - 1910; Event: 1939 - 1945; Event: 1990 - 1999; Event: 1970 - 1979