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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Content

Organization

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Newsprint

Pageant Information

Periodicals

Photographs (Contestants)

Programs

Oversize Material

Artifacts

Framed Items

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Miss Hispanic Lubbock:

An Inventory of the Pageant Records, 1999-2008 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library



Descriptive Summary

Creator Miss Hispanic Lubbock
Title: Miss Hispanic Lubbock Records,
Dates: 1999-2008 and undated
Abstract: The records consist principally of the Miss Hispanic Lubbock Scholarship Pageant's organizational and promotional material, as well as photographs, periodicals advertising the event, and a handful of artifacts.
Collection # S 1866.1
Quantity: 1 box, 1 framed item (1.75 linear feet)
Language English
Repository: Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University

Biographical Sketch

The Miss Hispanic Lubbock Scholarship Pageant operated in the 1990s through 2010s, affiliated for most of that period with Lubbock's Fiestas Patrias celebrations held on and around September 16, annually. The Fiestas Patrias celebration was operated by Fiestas del Llano, LLC.

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Scope and Content

The Miss Hispanic Lubbock Records contain records of the pageant's operations and organization and related pageant information. Also included are newsclippings, periodicals, programs, and photographs documenting the event's history. Oversized materials, such as posters and a framed, hand-painted portrait of a contestant, are also present, alongside a small number of artifacts.

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Organization

This collection may have been originally inventoried prior to the adoption of current standards. Patrons are advised to request any associated Reference File upon visiting the archives to view the collection, as it may provide additional information regarding the organization and scope of the materials.
The Helen Jones Foundation Records is organized by the following series:

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research. Contestant Scoring Sheets are restricted indefinitely from researcher use.

Some archival collections may be housed in storage outside of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library building. Requests to retrieve such materials may take up to 10 business days to complete. Please contact our Reference Department to arrange retrieval.

Audio, video, and film recordings may not be immediately accessible due to format, condition, or copyright status. All items must be digitized prior to patron use. Because not all collections materials have been digitized, please contact the Reference Archivist at least 10 days prior to arrival in order to coordinate digitization. Though we can digitize much of our holdings within two weeks, some media may be fragile and require specialized digitization outsourcing, which can take up to three months for completion.

Use Restrictions

Copyright is retained by either the archives or the creators and authors of items in this collection, as stipulated by U.S. copyright law.

Duplication requests are limited by departmental policies. Please contact our Reference Department for further information.

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Index Terms

The subject headings used by the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library are derived from the Library of Congress and/or locally developed.
Subjects (Organizations)
Fiestas Del Llano
Fiestas Patrias
Miss Hispanic Lubbock
Miss Hispanic Lubbock Scholarship Pageant
Subjects (Places)
Lubbock (Tex.)
Texas--Lubbock
Subjects
Beauty contests
Independence Day (Mexico)
Mexican Americans
Chicana/os
Women

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Related Materials:

Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library:
Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library Oral History Collection:

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Miss Hispanic Lubbock Records, 1999-2008 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Accession Information

Collection accession #(s):
2017-0148-B

Gift, 2017

Processing Information

Processed by: William McDonald, July 2021

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Collection Inventory

Newsprint

Box Folder
1 1 Clippings, 2002-2008

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Pageant Information

Box Folder
1 2 Financials, Contestants, Music, Blank Applications, Committee Assignments, 2006-2007
3 Miss Fiesta Del Llano Talent Performance Logistic Sheet, 2000-2001
4 Pageant Preliminary Welcome Packet, 2007
5 Scoring Sheets (RESTRICTED), 2007

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Periodicals

Box Folder
1 6 El Grito De Dolores, 2002
7 Fiestas Del Llano Magazine, 2004-2008
8 Latino Lubbock Monthly Magazine, 2007
9 Stumps Homecoming Magazine, 2006-2007

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Photographs (Contestants)

Box Folder
1 10 Liliana Cordero, Laura Barron, Lizette Bayona, Rachel Flores, Melissa Garcia, Alicia Montes, Ashley Leal, Valerie Onsurez, undated

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Programs

Box Folder
1 11 The 16th of September Celebration, 1999-2000
12 Fiestas Del Llano Printed Flyer, 2003
13 Fiestas Del Llano Printed Flyer, 2004

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Oversize Material

Box Folder
1 14 16 de Septiembre Hispanic Lubbock Contestant Poster, 2005
15 16 de Septiembre Hispanic Lubbock Contestant Poster, Erika Ponce, 2005

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Artifacts

Box Folder
1 16 Clear baggie with pin adorned with photo of Melissa Garcia and votes for Peoples Choice Award, 2008
17 Clear baggie with pins adorned with photo of Rachel Flores, undated
18 Pink T-shirts (5ea) printed with Miss Hispanic Lubbock Pageant Committee Logo, undated
19 Plastic white baggie made into a ghost figure, undated

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Framed Items

Box Folder
2 1 Hand Painting of winner of Miss Hispanic Lubbock, 2007

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