Correspondence undated: John Ripley Forbes, Smithsonian Institution, American Museum of Natural History, Corpus Christi Museum, Will Thomson, Dorathy Stanich
This collection spans 148 years and two continents and does have some World War II era Nazi and Netherlands documents. However, it mostly centers on Aalbert Heine after he moved to Corpus Christi in 1957 to become the Corpus Christi Junior Museum Director. While it contains an eclectic amount of his background work in promoting the museum and learning, Heine traveled frequently and kept detailed travelogues often with details and sketches of other museums he visited and how what he saw could be incorporated to improve the Corpus Christi Museum. Heine and the Corpus Christi Science and History Museum are nearly inseparable from each other as he used his personality and philosophies to build the institution from the ground up.
- Majority of material found within 1841 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access
From the Collection: 12.25 Linear Feet
- From the Collection: Heine, Aalbert (1920-2003) (Person)
Part of the Special Collections and Archives, Mary and Jeff Bell Library, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Repository
6300 Ocean Dr.
Corpus Christi TX 78412 United States