Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Found in 7 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
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.
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...
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Identifier: Coll -266
Overview Freddie Martinez founded “Freddie Records” in November 1969. Over the years he won six Grammy Awards. In 2019 he celebrated his record label’s 50th anniversary. His collection contains documents, articles, photos, and his music which tells the story of his career as an artist and the history of Freddie Records and Tejano Music.
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)
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.
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.
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...