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United States Travel Pocket Notebooks: 55 pocket notebooks, each detailing a trip Heine took to a specific location. Locations are often museums but the books are labeled by city or state and dates. See notes for detailed list. , 1975-06 - 1985-05-16

 Record Group — Box: 18
From the Collection: 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.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1975-06 - 1985-05-16

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.

Extent

From the Collection: 12.25 Linear Feet

General

Los Angeles 1975, El Paso 1975, Oklahoma 1976, Nebraska 1976, Santa Barbara 1976, Big Bend 1976, Washington 1976(2), Austin 1977, Arkansas 1977, Seattle & Canada 1977, Kansas 1978, Saledo 1978, McAllen 1978, Big Bend 1978, Oklahoma 1978, Washington 1979 (4), Seattle 1979, Cleveland 1979, Houston 1979, Jackson, Mississippi 1979, Jackson Hole 1979, Washington 1980, Lubbock, 1980, Boston 1980, San Antonio 1980, Licoln 1980, Sioux Falls 1981, San Antonio 1981, Lufkin 1981, Indianapolis 1981, Cleveland 1981, Fort Worth 1982, Amarillo 1982, El Paso 1982, Washington 1982, Philidelphia 1982, Big Bend 1982, Washington D.C. 1983, Colorado Springs 1983, San Diego 1983, Galveston 1983, "Short Trips" 1983, Oklahoma 1984, Santa Fe 1984, Washington 1984, Winedale 1984, Houston 1984, Fort Stockton 1985, Fort Worth 1985, Pampa 1985, Milwaukee undated. There is an additional To Do small binder bursting with travel and museum information in an envelope in this box. Much of it loose and seemingly torn from other notebooks. It may be something he worked on while traveling. It is too dense and overly dynamic to separate or fully describe.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives, Mary and Jeff Bell Library, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Repository

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