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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

 Organization

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Anna M. Canales Photograph Collection of the Creation of the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Statue and the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Garcia Plaza at TAMU-CC

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-244
Overview Anna Mariá Canales was the first assistant artist employed at the Falcon Foundry Studio in Ricardo, Texas by Roberto Garcia Jr., the artist of the bronze Dr. Hector P. Garcia statue now standing in the Garcia Plaza at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Her photographs document the step by step process of the creation of the sculpture and of the groundbreaking ceremony in 1995.

Dr. John "Wes" Tunnell Papers

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Identifier: Coll-293
Overview Dr. John “Wes” Tunnell, a Coastal Bend native, was a distinguished marine ecologist, writer teacher and early faculty member at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi whose work helped to shape the lives of countless students and colleagues as well as the campus he called home. A Professor of Biology his work focused primarily on coral reef ecosystems. He started the now distinguished marine biology program, founded the Center for Coastal Studies at TAMU-CC, the first dedicated research...

Guadalupe Rangel Collection

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Identifier: Coll-251
Overview Regent Emerita Guadalupe L. Rangel was appointed to the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents by Governor Ann Richards in 1993 for a six-year term. It was a highly transformative period for the Texas A & M University System during which the System was expanded, and all System rules and policies were changed. South Texas had not been represented on the Board of Regents for twenty years. Her appointment followed a legal case which required the South Texas Initiative to expand the...

Hurricane Harvey Oral History Collection (HIST 5370: Oral History - Techniques and Practices, Fall 2017)

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Identifier: Coll-236
Scope and Contents This collection contains oral histories recorded by students in HIST 5370: Oral History-Techniques and Practices taught by Dr. Laura Muñoz during fall semester 2017. The students interviewed people in the Corpus Christi area affected by Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall along the Gulf Coast at Rockport in August 2017. Transcriptions are also available.

Oral History Interview with Alan Gutierrez, 2017-09-29

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Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript 53 minute 37 seconds oral history interview of TAMU-CC Chief of Police Alan Gutierrez conducted by TAMU-CC student Isabella Trevino. Alan talks about the success and complications of implementing the university's Hurricane Defense Plan during Hurricane Harvey as well as the role of campus security and communications before, during, and after the hurricane.

Oral History Interview with Philip Jose, 2017-09-29

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Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 25 minute 51 second oral history interview of TAMU-CC Laboratory Coordinator I Philip Jose conducted by TAMU-CC student Anabel Roeder. Philip talks about how he and the other laboratory staff evacuated the laboratory animals ahead of Hurricane Harvey. Philip also talks about his experiences with Hurricane Ike.

Oral History Interview with Raychel Smyer, 2017-10-04

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Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 27 minute 45 second oral history interview of Raychel Smyer conducted by TAMU-CC student McKenna Coffey. Raychel talks about evacuating for Hurricane Harvey and living in the aftermath with her family, the damage to her house and Rockport businesses, and the relief efforts.

Oral History Interview with Roy Ferdin, 2017-09-29

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Scope and Contents Soundrecording and transcript of 36 minute oral history interview of TAMU-CC Operations Technician Roy C. Ferdin conducted by TAMU-CC student Natasha Klatt. Roy talks about all that was required to prepare campus for Hurricane Harvey and to get campus back to normal afterwards.

Rodolfo and Dora Mirabal Family Papers

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Identifier: Coll-16
Overview The Rodolfo and Dora Mirabal Collection consists of La Calavera publications, photographs, and correspondence from their printing company in Corpus Christi in the first half of the 20th Century.

Santiago Hernandez Papers

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Identifier: Coll-181
Overview The Santiago Hernandez Papers consist of a variety of original correspondence and photocopied newspaper clippings central to the attempt to rename the Three Rivers Post Office after Pvt. Felix Z. Longoria Jr. A local resident of Three Rivers, Texas, Longoria was killed in action in the Pacific Theater during World War II. When his body was returned to Three Rivers the local funeral home declined to provide services; ostensibly because Longoria was Mexican-American and it would “upset the...