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UTRGV Digital Exhibits



Unless otherwise stated most exhibit items listed below were scanned documents and photographs from the John H. Shary Collection (ELIBR-0002).

“Shary Room full of important Valley history.” Los Arcos, Spring 1999, p. 4.

Silva-Bewley, Sylvia Zulema. John H. Shary and the Promotion and Development of Hidalgo County Land, 1912-1930. MA thesis, University of Texas-Pan American, 1998. (Box 243, Folder 8).

Standard Blue Book of the United States of America, South Texas Edition, Vol. 14, The Standard Blue Book Company, 1926, pp. 22-25. (Box 256, Folder 33).

Burkhardt, Gail. “The Mansion on Shary: Mexican businessman plans to turn former Shary-Shivers Estate into events center.” The Monitor [McAllen, TX], 3 April 2012.

“Shary-Shivers Estate sold to Mexican businessman” (newsclipping). Progress Times [Mission, TX], 28 March 2012.

“UTPA sells Shary-Shivers Estate” (newsclipping). Progress Times [Mission, TX], 31 March 2012.

The Golden Story of Sharyland (promotional material). Southwestern Land Company. (Box 255, Folder 1).

Montgomery, Julia Cameron. A Little Journey through The Lower Rio Grande Valley: The Magic Valley of Texas (promotional material). Southern Pacific Lines, 1928. (Box 256, Folder 31).

Progreso Haciendas: Citrus Fruit and Farm Lands in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas (promotional material). Progreso Development Company. (Box 256, Folder 48).

The Gulf Coast Country: The Lower Rio Grande Valley (promotional material). Gulf Coast Lines, 1923. (Box 256, Folder 5).

The Beautiful Valley of the Lower Rio Grande (promotional material). Gulf Coast Lines. (Box 254, Folder 47).

The Golden Story of Sharyland: Where Nature Produces the World’s Sweetest Citrus Fruits (promotional material). John H. Shary. (Box 254, Folder 39).

Sharyland: Citrus Fruit Orchards (promotional material). John H. Shary. (Box 254, Folder 35).

The Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas (promotional material). Missouri Pacific Lines. (Box 254, Folder 33).