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Special Collections & University Archives: Newspapers, Commencements, Yearbooks

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University Publications

University & Student Publications

The University Archives serve as the repository for most publications for UTRGV and its legacy institutions.

Student Newspapers & University Newsletters

University Newspaper - El Sol (1976 - 1992) 

University Newspaper - The Beacon (1943 - 1950)

University Newspaper - The Collegian (1993- 2015)

University Newspaper - The Pan American  (1954 - 2015)

Also available via Issuu: The Pan American (1995 - 2015)

University Newspaper - The Rider (2015 - current)

UTB/TSC - Orange & White (1995 - 2014)

UTPA - Los Arcos (1997 - 2004)

University Statistics

UTPA Factbooks & Stats-at-a-Glance

University Yearbooks (Legacy Institutions)

Yearbooks are the most commonly used university publication. They can be found via library online catalogHint: Use the Advanced Search function and enter the author as "University of Texas Brownsville" or "University of Texas-Pan American".

  • Physical copies of yearbooks are available for in-library use only.

Additional University Archives Publications

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