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New Acquisitions for February 2016

March 17, 2016

Manuscript Collections

New:

  • MS 460 Pan American Round Table of Houston Records: 6 boxes (7 linear feet) of organizational papers of PART of Houston, dating back to about 1940.

University Archives

New:

  • UA 99.0028 UTSA. Papers of Faculty and Staff: Martinello, Marian: 1 box ( .5 linear feet) consisting of certificates and photos related to the work of Dr. Martinello, former Professor in the College of Education and Human Development.
Image from Office of University Communications Photographs, UA 16.01.01

Image from Office of University Communications Photographs, UA 16.01.01

Highlight:

Dr. Marian Martinello held a significant role in the development of UTSA and its College of Education and Human Development. Dr. Marinello was enthusiastic about history, especially San Antonio history, and wrote several historical inquiry books. UTSA Special Collections is honored to have her papers added to the University Archives.

Related Post: Remembering Dr. Marinello, A Friend of Special Collections.

 

Additions:

Rare Books

Highlight: 

Their lives, their will : women in the borderlands, 1750-1846/ Amy M. Porter ; foreword by Nancy E. Baker

Their lives, their will : women in the borderlands, 1750-1846/ Amy M. Porter ; foreword by Nancy E. Baker

 

“Examines the religion, family, economics, and material culture of women’s lives in the late Spanish and Mexican colonial communities in 1750-1846 through women’s wills. The wills help to explain the workings of the patriarchal system in the Spanish and Mexican borderland communities”–

 

 

 

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