University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the El Paso (Tex.) Guides, 1942



Descriptive Summary

Creator: El Paso (Tex.)
Creator: Writers’ Program of the Works Projects Administration in the State of Texas.
Title: El Paso (Tex.) guides
Dates: 1942
Abstract: Six copies of two guides concerning El Paso, Texas, comprise the El Paso (Tex.) Guides, 1942. Compiled by the Texas Writer’s Program of the Works Projects Administration, "Servicemen’s Recreational Guide to the El Paso Area" and "El Paso, a History and Guide" describe the history and points of interest in El Paso; Fort Bliss; Juarez, Mexico; and the surrounding areas.
Extent: 6 vols.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Six copies of two guides concerning El Paso, Texas, comprise the El Paso (Tex.) Guides, 1942. Compiled by the Texas Writer’s Program of the Works Projects Administration, "Servicemen’s Recreational Guide to the El Paso Area" and "El Paso, a History and Guide" describe the history and points of interest in El Paso; Fort Bliss; Juarez, Mexico; and the surrounding areas.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Organizations)
Writers’ Program of the Works Projects Administration in the State of Texas -- Archives.
Places
El Paso (Tex.) -- History.
El Paso (Tex.) -- Guidebooks.
Fort Bliss (Tex.) -- Guidebooks.
Juárez (Chihuahua, Mexico) -- Guidebooks.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

El Paso (Tex.) Guides, 1942, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s “History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project,” 2009-2011.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2Q503 "Servicemen’s Recreational Guide to the El Paso Area," 1942
(2 copies)
"El Paso, a History and Guide," Part I, 1942
(2 copies)
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2Q504 "El Paso, a History and Guide," Part I, 1942
(2 copies)