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International Travel Pocket Notebooks: 14 Pocket notebooks/ diaries, each detailing a trip Heine took abroad. Detailed list in notes.

 Record Group — Box: 19
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.


  • Majority of material found within 1841 - 1989

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions.


From the Collection: 12.25 Linear Feet


Europe 1970, Europe 1975, Amsterdam 1977, Canada 1978, Holland 1980, Canada, 1981, British Museum 1981, Amsterdam 1981, Amsterdam 1983, Amsterdam 1985, Amsterdam 1986, Amsterdam 1988, Amsterdam 1989, and one book labeled "Trip Abroad" that has notes for three European Trips in 1970, 1972, and 1975. This book was created after the travels instead of during them like the rest.


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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