For items not listed, please contact:

Kelly Francis-Love, Archivist

Office Hours: M – F, 8 a.m. – Noon & 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
*Closed Until Further Notice* Reading Room Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – Noon & 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. (Appointments are required and only available during those days and times)

Finding Aids at the MHMMA

Note: The finding aids on this page do not reflect the amount of collections at the Margaret H. McAllen Memorial Archives.

Aldrich – O. C. Aldrich Sr. family papers, 1919-1965
Alexander – Ralph L. Alexander booklet
Alonzo – Armando Alonzo manuscript

Bair – Dwayne W. Bair collection
Boyle – George Reynolds Boyle collection
Bridget – Sr. Mary Bridget poem
Brownsville – Port of Brownsville documents, 1854 and 1875
Bugge – Mrs. A.J. Bugge collection

Capital Improvement Bonds – Hidalgo County, Texas: 1898-1943
Card – Joseph Alexander Card collection
Chapa – Funeral program for José Everardo Chapa Sr., 1914-2011
Chance – Joseph E. Chance collection
Chavez – AE Chavez letter
Christian – Woods Christian photo album of Hurricane Beulah
Christoffel – William John “Jack” Christoffel collection
Clemons – Charles H. Clemons papers
Clore – Grace L. Clore concert program, 1947
Cole – Mrs. Fred L. Cole program of the Texas State Historical Association
Craig – CE Craig collection of Turner Tract documents
Cramer – Austin LeRoy “Roy” Cramer collection
Crandall – Harold F. Crandall birder’s diary, 1967-1990

Dahnke – JL Dahnke poll tax receipt
de la Garza – Agustín S. de la Garza collection
Dominquez – Felix Dominquez Sr. collection

Edinburg Civil Air Patrol records, 1950-1959
Edinburg High School Sergeanette Parents’ Club records
Edinburg Tourist Club records, 1994-2001
El general en gefe del cuerpo, 1846
Esparza – Thomas Esparza collection of American Legion Post applications
Espinoza – Marisella Espinoza paper

Fairbanks – Alba M. Fairbanks collection
First Flight Envelope – Matamoros, Mexico

Gandy – Robert Gandy collection
Gause – John Peter Gause law firm records
Gonzalez – Dolia Gonzalez collection
Greene – Mrs. Waldo W. Green collection
Greene – Shirley B. Greene collection of Starr County ephemera
Greene – Shirley Greene collection of racetrack tickets
Griffin – Henry A. Griffin Jr. collection of John Closner sugar plantation materials

Hancock – Earl E. Hancock manuscripts
Hart – Walter L. Hart collection
Haynes – Mrs. J.E. Walden Haynes collection of 19th century costume prints and clothing
Hedges – Mike Hedges Golden Jersey Creamery cow state materials
Hidalgo County Centennial Theme Song One Hundred Years Ago
Hidalgo County Texas Place Names

Jackson – Patsy Mayes Jackson collection of Vale Mayes & Co Inc produce labels

Kay – Arnold Melvin Kay, Red Shirt Band materials
Keller – Alice Keller 1985 Tower Club (McAllen) collection
Krueger – Ninfa Kreuger collection

LaFever – Mrs. A.M. LaFever collection of lecture and concert series programs
Lamar – Lamar Elementary School Time Capsule
León Ortega – Maria León Ortega collection
Lightfoot – Bernice Lightfoot collection
Longman Map of North America 1813

MISD 1916 School Board Election Roster
McAllen International Spring Fiesta, 1961
McAllen – Margaret H. McAllen booklet collection
McAllen Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot historical marker research
McClelland – Mrs. C.F. McClelland collection
McIlhenny – Ruth Holliday McIlhenny collection
McKinnon – Marcelle Robison McKinnon certificate of vaccination
McShane – Will B. McShane photograph collection
Martin – Harriette Hagedorn Martin Speech
Martin – Hariette Martin scrapbook
Mayer – Munroe L. Mayer collection of Bougainvillea Trail Stationery
Moeller – Willis Henry Moeller World War II collection
Moffitt – Paul T. Moffitt collection
Moore – Francis Moore diary transcription excerpt

Nunn – Robert Nunn collection

Ortega – María León Ortega collection

Pease – Ed Pease collection of packing crate labels
Peavey – John R. Peavey collection
Pérez-Álvarez – Casimiro Pérez-Álvarez collection
Piper – Pauline Marie Piper correspondence with Maria León Ortega, 1954
Putz – Marilyn Putz collection of lists of Pharr, Texas officials

Ramirez – Al Ramirez collection
Ramsey – Henry Jackson Ramsey papers
Rapp – LC Rapp collection of Slats Rodgers materials
Return for Forage, 1848
RGV International Music Festival Schedule of Events
Robbins – LW Robbins collection

Sabedra and de la Garza tax receipts
Sacred Heart Church of McAllen Centennial Materials
Sawyer – Mitch Sawyer collection
Schaleben – Gertrude Schaleben collection
Scott – S.B. John Scott Bill of Lading, 1875
Seale – Erren Seal collection
Smith – Dayle L. Smith Oil Co. records
Southwick – Ruth Southwick collection of Edinburg materials
Sprague – William Frederick Sprague family memorabilia
Stocker – Tom Stocker collection

Tagle – LJ Tagle collection
Thrope – Our Army on the Rio Grande by Thomas Bangs Thrope
Texas – The State of Texas vs Abraham Ortiz

Vaucher – Thomas Robert Vaucher ephemera, 2009

Waite – Thomas Benjamin Waite Jr collection
Ward – Captain Robert Paul Ward military records, 1943-1946
Warner – Theodore M. Warner collection, 1862-1897
Weaver – Earl C. Weaver collection
Webb – Thomas Maddox Webb collection
Wedell – David E. Wedell collection
Willis – Helene Willis collection of First National Bank Edinburg memorabilia
Women’s Community Club (Edinburg, Texas) ledger, 1948-1959




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