Rachel Bluntzer Hebert papers
- 1856 - 1986
- Hebert, Rachel Bluntzer (Person)
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Mrs. Hebert wrote such volumes as The Forgotten Colony: San Patricio de Hiberina, for which she won the Summerfield G. Roberts Award for Texas History; Impressions: A South Texas Upbringing, about her childhood during the first part of the twentieth century; and Shadows on the Nueces, about the legendary trial and hanging in 1863 of Chipita Rodriguez. She was particularly interested in the Irish settlers in the Coastal Bend region and participated in such endeavors as restoring the old courthouse of San Patricio County. A member of St Patrick's Catholic Church, she was also active in the Nueces County Historical Society, the Catholic Historical Society, the Poetry Society of Texas, and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
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- The Rachel Bluntzer Hebert papers were initially organized, foldered, and labeled by Norman Zimmerman; the inventory was later compiled by volunteer Margo Traeumer.
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