The Benson Latin American Collection

Blanca Vela Papers

Preliminary Inventory



Descriptive Summary

Creator Vela, Blanca
Title Blanca Vela Papers
Dates:
Abstract Personal papers of Brownsville, Texas, mayor Blanca Vela include campaign materials, photographs, speeches, recognitions, and clippings.
Accession No. 2011-15
OCLC Record No.
Extent 10 linear inches
Language English
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Blanca Vela is a former mayor of Brownsville, Texas, and wife of Federal District Court judge Filemon B. Vela.


Scope and Contents Note

The personal papers of Blanca Vela include campaign materials, photographs, speeches, recognitions, and clippings.

Processing of the archive is ongoing, but the papers are open for research.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.


Index Terms

The Blanca Vela Papers are classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Vela, Blanca--Archives
Brownsville, Texas

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Blanca Vela Papers, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.


Box and Folder Inventory

 

Preliminary Inventory

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1 Campaign materials, speeches, recognitions, photographs
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2 Newspaper clippings