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El Chico Restaurants Collection, 1908-2006

Creator:
El Chico Restaurants
Donor:
Benson, Fifi Caballero
Summers, Carmen
Cueller, John A
Subject:
Cuellear, Adelaida
Physical description:
.75 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
Type:
Annual reports
Collection descriptions
Articles
Brochures
Labels
Menus
Newsletters
Packaging
Photographs
Placemats
Place:
Texas
Date:
1908
1908-2006
20th century
Notes:
Texas-based restaurant chain, and its products, that grew out of a cafe started in the 1920s by Adelaida Cuellar.
Summary:
The collection documents the history of the El Chico chain of Mexican restaurants in Texas, and includes photographs, menus, product packaging and labels, place mats, newspaper and magazine articles, newsletters, brochures, and annual reports.
Cite as:
El Chico Restaurants Collection, 1908-2006, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Ethnic food industry
Food
Food industry and trade
Restaurants
Restaurateurs
Local number:
2011.3061 (NMAH Acc.)
2011.3062 (NMAH Acc.)
2011.3063 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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