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Herbal Remedies: Do They Really Work? A Research Project in South Texas

Description: Paper discussing which herbal remedies used in folk medicine "are biomedicines, which are placebos, and which are toxins by evaluating a large collection of herbal remedies used by Hispanics in South Texas and northern Tamaulipas, Mexico."
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

The Jacal in the Big Bend: Its Origin and Evolution

Description: Draft of a paper tracing "the jacal from its pre-Hispanic origins in the pithouse to its emergence as a surface structure like those described by the earliest Spaniard soldiers and missionaries in the La Junta region." The author also identifies modern examples of the jacal that are still in use today; the paper includes a glossary and illustrations.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

The Esthetic Value of the Mayan Reliefs of the Old Empire

Description: "The Esthetic Value of the Mayan Reliefs of the Old Empire" by Salvador Toscano. The backside of the article is curriculum for teaching first and secondary art education.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Toscano, Salvador
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Gaceta Extraordinaria del Gobierno Supremo de la Federacion Mexicana

Description: Complete account from the "Gaceta" detailing the journey of Agustín Iturbide from London to Mexico, and his subsequent capture and execution. The document details numerous documents, numbered 1 through 14, some having been copied.
Date: July 26, 1824
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library

Suplemento al Centinela

Description: Communication from Anastasio Sierra defending the right of Tamaulipas to be a state. This communication is written on the back of the document in the bottom right corner; this document is printed as a "Suplemento al Centinela."
Date: February 7, 1824
Partner: St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library