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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

University of Texas San Antonio

Inventory of the Rancho Diana Photograph Collection, 1950s-1976



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Loper, Christi.
Title: Rancho Diana Photograph Collection
Dates: 1950s-1976
Creator Abstract: Rancho Diana is a 1300-acre natural area owned by the City of San Antonio. The land was acquired through the 2005 (Prop. 1) voter-approved Edwards Aquifer Protection program and is part of the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone. It is currently not open to the public, but the city plans are to expand and appropriately develop the Friedrich/Crownridge/Cedar Creek/Rancho Diana contiguous park properties into a natural area destination. Proposed capital improvement projects include the design and construction of a Natural Areas Visitors Center, rehabilitation to the existing structures, parking, access, interpretive features, trails, trailhead features, and other amenities following a master plan for the historic park
Content Abstract: The collection consists of photographs documenting Rancho Diana northwest of San Antonio, Texas.
Identification: MS 397
Extent: .1 linear feet
Language: Materials are in English and Spanish.
Repository: The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Historical Note

Rancho Diana is a 1300-acre natural area owned by the City of San Antonio. The land was acquired through the 2005 (Prop. 1) voter-approved Edwards Aquifer Protection program and is part of the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone. It is currently not open to the public, but the city plans are to expand and appropriately develop the Friedrich/Crownridge/Cedar Creek/Rancho Diana contiguous park properties into a natural area destination. Proposed capital improvement projects include the design and construction of a Natural Areas Visitors Center, rehabilitation to the existing structures, parking, access, interpretive features, trails, trailhead features, and other amenities following a master plan for the historic park.

Source: "Grey Forest Historical Society Meeting," Helotes Herald, July 6, 2009, via: http://helotesherald.org/?p=186

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Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of photographs documenting Rancho Diana northwest of San Antonio, Texas.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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Index Terms

Locations
San Antonio (Tex.)
Rancho Diana (Tex.)
Genres/Formats
Photographs.
Local Subjects
Photographs/Photography
San Antonio History

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Related Material

There are no known other archival collections created by Christi Loper at the date of accessioning.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item],Rancho Diana Photograph Collection, MS 397, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Donated in September 2012 (2012-059).

Processing Information

Collection encoded by Nikki Lynn Thomas, Manuscripts Curator.

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Rancho Diana collection

Box
1 Photographs
1950s
1976
Mazie Wagner, Jack Wagner and Jim Ritter, undated
Disc 1: Pictures of Rancho Diana, Helotes and the San Antonio Airport, 1950s
Disc 2: Rancho Diana / Box R Ranch 1950s and a visit in 1976 1950s, 1976
Box R Ranch real estate brochure, undated

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