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October 2010 Acquisitions

November 18, 2010

Manuscript Collections:
New: 001
• MS 346. Communities Organized for Public Service/Metro Alliance Records, Acc. 2010-043 (23 linear ft.)

Additions: 004
• MS 072. San Antonio Women’s Chamber of Commerce records, Acc. 2010-044 (23 linear ft.)
• MS 250. Retama Park Records, Acc. 2010-045 (.125 linear ft.)
• MS 030. Fiesta San Antonio Commission records, Acc. 2010-046 (8.5 linear ft.)
• MS 161. Jennings (Frank) papers, Acc. 2010-050 (3 linear ft.)

Electronic: 002
• MS 342. San Antonio Restaurants Web Collection, Acc. 2010-047 (23 websites)
• MS 347. Mexican Cooking Blogs Web Collection, Acc. 2010-048 (19 websites)

University Archives:
New: 000
• UA 99.0015. UTSA. Papers of Faculty and Staff: Albar Peña Papers, Acc. 2010-042 (15 linear ft.)
• UA 04.02.01. UTSA. Environmental Health, Safety, and Risk Management, Acc. 2010-051 (4 linear ft.)

Additions: 000
• UA 04.01. UTSA. Office of the President Records, Acc. 2010-049 (.8 linear ft.)

Electronic: 000
• UA 04.01. 8th Annual Lead SA Annual Salute to Excellence Honoring Ricardo Romo Video, Acc. 2010-041 (1 mpeg video)

Rare Books:

150 RECETAS CREMA DE CACAHUATE VITA-B. SOPAS, SANDWICHES, POSTRES, HELADOS, REPOSTERIA, DULCES. México: Industrializadora Cacahuate, guisos, 1940’s. Mexican recipes using peanut butter.

Alvarez L., Luis. REPOSTERIA MODERNA. SELECCION DE RECETAS PRACTICAS Y ECONOMICAS ESCRITAS ESPECIALMENTE PARA LOS CLIENTES DE LOS HORNOS ELECTRICOS “IDEAL”. México, Hornos Electricos, 1930. Revised and Augmented edition of Mexican confectionery and bakery recipes, including: Galletas de Naranja, Soletas, Pastel de Chantilly, Pastel de Navidad.

AVERILL PAINT. Nd. Card with 5 chips not identified as to color name.

Bak-Geller, Sara. HABITAR UNA COCINA. Guanajuato, Jalisco, Universidad de Guanajuato: Centro
Universitario de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades, 2006.

Beltrán, Alberto. SENADORAS SUELEN GUISAR Prólogo de Salvador Novo. Dibujos de Alberto Beltrán. México, Instituto Nacional de Protección a la Infancia, 1964. Charity cookbook composed by wives of the Mexican Senate 1958-1964 of Mexican recipes by State.

Branch, Hettye Wallace. STORY OF “80 JOHN”. NY: Greenwich, 1960. 1st edition. Biography of Daniel Webster Wallace, a black cattle rancher in Loraine, TX.

Bustamante, Jorge. RAICES: IDENTIDAD Y INMIGRACION. México: Fundación BBVA Bancomer, 2008. First edition. Exploration into immigrant culture, through numerous black-and-white contemporary photographs.

COCINA ECONOMICA: LIBRO DE COCINA NUM. 3. México, “Ediciones Lemus”, n.d. (c. late 1940’s-early 1950’s). Contains many excellent recipes for a variety of Tamales, and traditional drinks such as Horchata, Chicha, Tepache.

COCINA POPULAR: NÚMERO ESPECIAL. N.p., n.p., n.d. (c. 1950s).

Díaz Bolio, José. EL LIBRO DE LOS GUISOS DE MAÍZ. (COCINA JACH YUCATECA). Mérida: Editorial
Area Maya, 1985.

ENTRADA DE MEXICO. Monterrey, Nuevo Leon.Mexico: El Pa? del Porvenir. Verdades Sobre Mexico. 1922-1923.

Ewing, Andrew. SPEECH OF HON. ANDREW EWING, OF TENNESSEE, ON THE TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO QUESTION. DELIVERED IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 1850. Washington: Congressional Globe Office, 1850. First edition. Concerns the boundary between Texas and New Mexico, following the Mexican War.

Hammond, Helen P. THE ART OF COLOR IN THE HOME WITH THE NEW COLOR CHART, AN INSTANT GUIDE TO BETTER COLOR COMBINATIONS AND HINTS ON HOME DECORATION. The Lowe Brothers Co. 1927.

Harris Brothers Co. A PLAN BOOK OF HARRIS HOMES No. Seventy Six. Harris Bros. Co. 1921.
H.W. Johns M’f’g Co. ARTISTIC HOUSE PAINTING. 1895.

ENCICLOPEDIA DEL HOGAR. TERCER TOMO DEL RECETARIO DE COCINA DE EXCELSIOR. México, Talleres Tipográficos de la Cooperativa Excelsior, n.d. (c. 1950s).

Florescano, Enrique and Alejandra Moreno Toscano. BIBLIOGRAFÍA DEL MAIZ EN MÉXICO. Xalapa: Universidad Veracruzana, 1966. The benchmark reference on maize, a new era of economic history in contemporary Mexico.

Friend, W. H. CITRUS ORCHARD MANAGEMENT IN THE LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY. College Station: A&M, 1936.

Gandía de Fernández, Concepción. COCINA MEXICANA. México, Editorial Divulgación, 1963. Cooking book of traditional Mexican gastronomy and culinary history. LIMITED EDITION OF 1000.

García, Juana Navarro. MEXICANOS PODEMOS ALIMENTARNOS MEJOR SI UTILIZAMOS LOS PRODUCTOS DEL MAR. México: SSA, Dirección de Educación Higiénica, 1966. Many recipes for sea food to promote healthy and safe eating.

H.W. JOHNS’ LIQUID PAINTS – THE STANDARD FOR STRUCTURAL PURPOSES. ASBESTOS, LIQUID PAINTS, ROOF AND RAILWAY PAINT, COLORS IN OIL, VARNISHES ETC. H.W. JOHNS PAINT MFG. CO. Nd. C. 1900.

JOHN LUCAS AND CO. LIQUID PAINTS. c. 1875.

John W. Masury and Son. ONE SCORE AND FOUR SHADES OF PERFECTION FLAT COLORS. 1918.

Kowert, Elise. OLD HOMES AND BUILDINGS OF FREDERICKSBURG. Fredericksburg: 1981. Third Printing.

Lane, Lydia S. I MARRIED A SOLDIER. Philadelphia, 1893. First edition. Howes L68: “Life in Texas and New Mexico, Colorado and Arizona prior to and immediately after the Civil War.”

MAGIA CON MAIZENA. México, Fabrica La Perla, n.d. Good variety of Mexican recipes using maizena (cornstarch), chocolate flavoring and Karo syrup.

MARISCOS, PESCADOS Y CERVEZA. México: Cervecía Cuauhtemoc, n.d. Recipes using the famous Mexican beer.

Martínez, Carmen Ruth de. GOLOSINAS NAVIDEÑAS: RECETAS RECOGIDAS DEL MUNDO ENTERO. México, Edit. Meridiano, 1969.

MEXICAN COOKING MANUSCRIPT: LIBRETTA DE COCINA, PERTENECIENTE A SOCORRO RUBIO. México: n.p, 1904; 1939. Two early 20th century cooking school notebooks with handwritten recipes and index.

Moctezuma, Eduardo Matos, LA CASA PREHISPANICA.

Morantes, Paula. MEXICAN MANUSCRIPT: RECETAS DE COCINA POR MI PROFESOR SR. H. WINDER. México, 1904.

Moses, Jasper T. TODAY IN THE LAND OF TOMORROW: SKETCHES OF LIFE
IN MEXICO. Indianapolis: The Christian Woman’s Board of Missions, 1909. Protestant missionary at work in Monterrey, Mexico, which he reaches by a 12 hour train ride from San Antonio, Texas. Much on local customs, and problems faced by missionaries.

NUEVA NOVENA DEDICADA AL MILAGROSISIMO NINO DE NUESTRA SRA. DE ATOCHA. San Antonio: Libreria El Centro Comercial, n. d. (early 1900s). Prayer book of novenas for the Holy Child of Atocha, a miraculous image in
Zacatecas.

Polanco, Guadalupe. 365 RECETAS DE COCINA PRACTICA (UNA PARA CADA DIA DEL ANO). Méx, Edit. Pax-Mexico, 1961. FIRST EDITION.
SEGUNDO RECETARIO DE COCINA. Sorteo. México, Excelsior, Junio de 1944.

Porroa, Joaquin. MANUAL DEL COCINERO DEDICADO A LAS SEÑORITAS MEXICANAS. Edición Facisimilar, 1856. México, 1983.

RECETARIO MAIZENA. México, Productos de Maíz, n.d. (c. 1950).

Reifer, Sofia. MEJORES RECETAS DE COCINA VEGETARIANA. México, n.p., n.d. (c. late 1940’s early 1950’s).

Robertson, Brian. RIO GRANDE HERITAGE. A PICTORIAL HISTORY. Norfolk: Donning, 1985. First ed. Information on the Mexican War, battles along the border, and the Civil War.

Rouhaud, Hippolyte. LES REGIONS NOUVELLES: HISTOIRE DU COMMERCE ET DE LA CIVILISATION AU NORD DE O’CEAN PACIFIQUE. Paris, Denton, 1868. First edition.

Strubberg, Friederich. THE BACKWOODSMAN; OR, LIFE ON THE INDIAN FRONTIER. London, 1864. First edition.

SUGESTIONES DEL FUERTE. Los Mochis, México, Del Fuerte, n.d. Recipes with Del Fuerte products that included ketchup, canned fruits and vegetables.

UNCLE SAM’S EXPERIENCE WITH PAINTS. John T. Lewis and Brothers Co., American Lithograph Co. 1900.

Velázquez de León, Josefina. COMO IMPROVISAR FIESTAS: TESORO DE LA COCINA. Coleccion Fiestas Economicas, Folleto No. 10. México, Academia de Cocina Velázquez de León, c1950. A collection of practical and quick recipes for unplanned parties or reunions, including buffet dishes.

Velázquez de León, Josefina. PESCADOS. SELECCIONES CULINARIAS. SELECCIONES DE RECETAS PRÁCTICAS PARA COCINAR LAS PRINCIPALES ESPECIES DE PESCADO QUE SE CRÍAN EN LOS LITORALES DE LAS COSTAS DE LA REPÚBLICA MEXICANA, LAS QUE SE CRÍAN EN LOS RÍOS DE LA MISMA Y OTRAS MÁS PARA LOS PESCADOS FRESCOS Y AHUMADOS QUE LLEGAN DE EUROPA. México, Academia de Cocina de Velázquez de León, 1952. Scarce first and only edition of one of the authors most popular books.

Velázquez de León, Josefina. PLATILLOS DE VERDURAS 2nd. edition. El Tesoro de la Cocina. Colección Económica. Mex. México, Academia de Cocina Velázquez de León, n.d. (c. 1950s).
Zozaya, Paz. RECETARIO DE COCINA Por la señora. México: n.p, n.d. (c. 1940s).

Wellys, Richard and Luis Montanez. EL LIBRO DE LOS GRANDES SECRETOS. Mexico: Luis Montanez, 1970. Unusual book of Mexican medicinal plant recipes, with much detail on their beneficial use.

Wright, Agnes Foster. THE VOGUE OF THE PLAIN COLOR CARPET. Charles W. Poulson and Sons Carpet Co., 1927.

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