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Special Collections & University Archives: Notable People & Families

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The purpose of this guide is to provide general reference and secondary sources pertaining to notable figures in the history and culture of the lower Rio Grande Valley. This guide is neither comprehensive nor exhaustive in its content and coverage as it is intended to serve as an entry point for new researchers.

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Historias Americanas

Historias Americanas: Engaging History and Citizenship in the Rio Grande Valley