Rare Books collects published materials emphasizing the history and development of the Texas-Mexico border region in general and the people, history, art, life, and literature of San Antonio and South Texas in particular. The Rare Books Digital Collection includes selected materials in the areas of architecture, culinary history, and the development of tourism in San Antonio. Also included are some local newspapers and newsletters, as well as individual items from the collection of particular note.
San Antonio Newspapers and Newsletters
- El Pueblo Newspaper Independent, community-based newspaper published by a team of volunteers and distributed in the economically poor sectors of San Antonio, Texas (1979-1982).
Note: El Pueblo editor Antonio C. Cabral invites researchers to contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Bexar Tracks: the Newsletter of the Bexar Audubon Society. Bexar Audbon Society (BAS) is the local chapter of the National Audubon Society and focuses on advocacy and education on local conservation issues. Since 1983, BAS' newsletter has highlighted environmental issues on the local, state, and national level, as well as BAS fieldtrips and events.
- Arbitration proceedings between the Ladies Dress and Waist Manufacturers' Association and the International Ladies Garment Workers Union : held at the Bar Association, New York City, January 20th, 1917, at 1 P.M.
- Chronica de la Provincia del Santo Evangelio de Mexico : quarta parte del Teatro Mexicano de los successos religiosos by Augustín de Vetancurt (1697).
- The fall of the Alamo: a reminiscence of the revolution of Texas by Reuben Marmaduke Potter (1860).
- Holograph diary written by Texas immigrant John Pond in 1876.
- San Antonio International Fair Broadside (1906)
- Sketch of Hoods Texas Brigade of the Virginia Army by Joe Joskins, a rebel in Co. “A,” 5th Texas Vol., Hoods Texas Brigade, Fields Divission [sic], Longstreets Corps, Army Northern Virginia. Manuscript Diary, 1865.
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