University of Corpus Christi
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Overview The Dr. Carl Wrotenbery Papers is a small collection of historic documents that centers around the destruction of the University of Corpus Christi by Hurricane Celia in 1970. Included in this collection are over 200 photographic slides, dozens of newspaper articles, and other assorted ephemera. Dr. Wrotenbery worked tirelessly to get what would become Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi back on its feet in the face of catastrophic destruction, and this collection reflects his efforts in...
Item — Box: 1
Content Description This collection consists of a partial 1967 letter from a mother to her son while he was a student at the University of Corpus Christi and three unrelated black and white photographs. A 1940 photograph is of a woman sitting on the beach in a bathing suit. A 1930s-1940s era photograph is of a woman holding a puppy. A 1909 photograph is of a band playing. These items were found together in April 2018 in a filing cabinet in the Center for the Arts building at Texas A&M University-Corpus...