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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Content Note

Organization of Collection

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Board

Newsclippings

Newsletters

Planning

Reports

University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Midtown on Blanco Records, 1979-2005



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Midtown on Blanco
Title: Midtown on Blanco Records
Dates: 1979-2005
Creator Abstract: Midtown on Blanco was a Texas nonprofit corporation committed to commercial and neighborhood revitalization.
Content Abstract: Collection is comprised of board materials, newspaper clippings, newsletters, planning materials and reports.
Identification: MS 506
Extent: 1 linear foot (3 boxes)
Language: English
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Historical Note

Midtown on Blanco formed to the achieve the revitalization of the inner city neighborhood district located along Blanco Road from Hildebrand to W. Summit Avenue in San Antonio, Texas and to restore it as a central place of commercial and social activity for the surrounding neighborhoods.

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Scope and Content Note

Collection is comprised of board materials, newspaper clippings, newsletters, planning materials and reports that trace the inception, progress, and completion of the revitalization of Midtown on Blanco.

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Organization of Collection

Board
Newspaper Clippings
Newsletters
Planning
Reports

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is housed at Hemisfair Campus and must be accessed via the HemisFair Park/Institute of Texan Cultures Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Use Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

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Index Terms

Organizations
Alta Vista Neighborhood Association
Avenida Guadalupe Association
Beacon Hill Neighborhood Association
City of San Antonio
Mainstreet Alliance of San Antonio
Midtown on Blanco
River Road Neighborhood Association
Texas Historical Commission
Texas Main Street Project
Subjects
Architecture
Conservation and cultural heritage
Historic preservation
Housing
Transportation
Urban renewal
Zoning
Places
Avenida Guadalupe (San Antonio, Tex.)
Beacon Hill (San Antonio, Tex.)
San Antonio (Tex.)
Genres/Formats
Administrative reports
Agendas (administrative records)
Bylaws (administrative records)
Newsletters
Newspaper clippings
Occupation
Urban planners
Local Subjects
Architecture/Historic Preservation
Business
Neighborhood Associations
San Antonio History
Urban Development and Growth

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Midtown on Blanco Records, MS 506, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Carol Haywood in May 2018 (Accession 2018-031).

Processing Information

Processed by Melissa Gohlke, Assistant Archivist, November 2019.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Board

Box
1 Correspondence, 1991-2000
Project overview, restated bylaws, articles of amendment, 501C status, 1996
Bylaws, 1996-1998 and undated
Agendas and minutes, 1996-2000
Minutes, 1997-2001 and undated
Names/job descriptions, 1998-2003
Retreat, 1999

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Newsclippings

Box
1 1997-2005 and undated

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Newsletters

Box
1 Midtown neighborhoods plan newsletter, 8 December 1999
Midtown on Blanco-update, 1999-2000
Beacon Hill, Midtown [floppy disks], undated

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Planning

Box
1 Fliers/Info, 1990-1997 and undated
Data, 1996-1997
Maps-Design Committee, undated
Maps/notes, undated
Beacon Hill photographs [floppy disks], undated

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Reports

Box
1 Inner City Corridor: A Study for Transportation Improvements, August 1979
Proposed Festival Market Place for Houston Street-Architecture Program UTSA, 1985
El Paseo del Norte-Architecture Division of Engineering UTSA, 1986
Resource Team report, February 1996
Resource Team report-Texas Main Street program of the Texas Historical Commission, 1998
Box
2 City of San Antonio, Southtown, River Road, 1996-1997 and undated
Design Guidelines, 2001
New Visions on Blanco, undated
Box
OM1 Avenida Guadalupe 2020 Master Plan, undated
City South the Sector Plan and Flexcode, 2005

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