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The Biography of George Dawson

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the rancher George Dawson from Shafter, Texas, who during his lifetime managed two large ranges, "El Rancho Del Pajorito" and "La Mora." In 1918, Dawson was called to the Army for World War I and was stationed in France for a year. Dawson spent the remainder of his life maintaining the two ranches with his wife, Juana Dawson, who was the main contributor of the information in this paper.
Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Bustillos, Albert, Jr.
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Contract for Statuary for Audelia Gabino's grave, 1929]

Description: Contract for a monument for Francisco (Frank) Gabino's mother, Audelia, who died on December 29, 1928. Houston Monument Company was contracted to build a granite statue and base for $420.
Date: May 21, 1929
Creator: Houston Monument Company
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Decree from Viceroy Manuel Antonio Maldonado]

Description: Printed decree from Viceroy Manuel Antonio Flores concerning the use of titles. The document has a large tear in the middle of the right side of the sheet, covered with pieces of tape.
Date: April 21, 1789
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

Official Innauguration of The Reverend Manuel Urbina Memorial Foundation, Inc.

Description: Remarks by Irene Salce de Urbina at the official inauguration of the Reverend Manuel Urbina Memorial Foundation, Inc. A listing of the Founder, Salce de Urbina, and the trustees, including Manuel Urbina, III, is included.
Date: July 21, 1985
Creator: Salce de Urbina, Irene
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Printed Decree from Viceroy Martín de Mayorga Ferrer]

Description: Printed decree from Viceroy Martín de Mayorga Ferrer concerning the sale of and discovery of new mines, citing a Bando from November 18, 1779. The document has crease marks and has a piece of tape horizontally placed across the paper.
Date: August 21, 1781
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

Proyecto Migrante es una alternativa para indocumentados en Texas

Description: This article describes the group Migrant Project, which informs undocumented workers of their options on how to remain in the United States. Both the original Spanish article and the English translation are included.
Date: August 21, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt #4, 1858]

Description: Receipt signed by Juan José Salinas for eighteen pesos by the order of the mayor.
Date: January 21, 1858
Creator: Salinas, Juan José
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

[Royal Orders from Manuel de Iturbe]

Description: Royal order from Manuel de Iturbe freeing salted or dried meat from taxes. The towns where this document was delivered are listed on the left side of the sheet and include Laredo, Revilla, Reynosa, etc.
Date: 1804-10-21?
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

Vaya con DART al Zoológico de Dallas

Description: News release about half-price admission tickets at the Dallas Zoo for visitors with rail tickets or transit passes.
Date: November 21, 2001
Creator: Lyons, Morgan
Partner: Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)
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