Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives
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Scope and Contents The L. DeWitt Hale papers consist of approximately 68 linear feet of correspondence, memoranda, speeches, publications, reports, legislative files, and other types of documents. They reflect his many contributions to Corpus Christi, Nueces County, and Texas, and are a wealth of information on the legislative process as well as the political issues of the time.
Overview The South Texas Railroad Historical Society was formed sometime in the late 1950’s or early 1960’s as a way for railroad enthusiasts local to the Corpus Christi region to connect with each other and share information. The Society spent nearly two decades attempting to set up a rail exhibit with genuine full-size railcars at the Corpus Christi Museum (now the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History). After much lobbying and work by the group, it became apparent that the project was not to...
Overview Walter Elmer Pope was a Corpus Christi attorney, real estate developer, civic leader, and longtime state representative from South Texas. The collection includes seventy linear feet of historical papers from Pope’s legal practice, business office, as well as his correspondence as a state legislator. The documents date from 1832 to 1944, with a few biographical items concerning Mr. Pope written during the 1960s and 1970s.