The Benson Latin American Collection

Los del Valle Oral History Project Archive, 1991-2008

Preliminary Inventory



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Los del Valle Oral History Project
Title: Los del Valle Oral History Project Archive
Dates: 1991-2008
Abstract: This collection contains various audio/visual material relating to the Los del Valle Oral History Project.
Accession No.: 2015-49
Extent: 14 linear feet
Language: English
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

The Los del Valle Oral History Project includes autobiographical sketches of legendary folklorist Americo Peredes, prolific Tejano writer Rolando Hinojosa, and Conjunto pioneer Narciso Martinez. The uniqueness of the Valley's people, culture, and herritage is also conveyed through historical accounts of the Brownsville shrimping industry, the Charro Days border celebration,and medicinal and edible plants of South Texas.


Scope and Contents Note

This is a preliminary inventory only, and additions are ongoing. The collection is currently unprocessed, but is available to researchers in the Benson Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.


Index Terms

Subjects
Los del Valle Oral History Project.
Places
Brownsville (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Los del Valle Oral History Project Archive, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information

Donation.

Additions

No further materials are expected for this collection.


Box and Folder Inventory

Box
1-13 Audio/visual materials relating to the Los del Valle Oral History Project, 1991-2008
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