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TAMU-CC Special Collections Postcard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-64
This collection shows many different structures and scenes in the South Texas region from the twentieth century. It mainly focuses of Corpus Christi and the landmarks that define it.

Dates

  • 1940s-1990s

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

This material is made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to taking precautions against infringement of copyright and respecting the publication rights of reproduced materials. All rights are reserved and retained regardless of current or future development or laws that may apply to fair use standards. Any materials used should be fully credited with their source according to the example given in the Preferred Citation note. Requests for assistance with citations and images of publication quality should be directed to specialcollections@tamucc.edu

Extent

.33 Linear Feet

Overview

This collection consists of postcards that depict the South Texas region and Corpus Christi during the twentieth century. It was compiled internally by Dr. Thomas Kreneck while he worked in Special Collections at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Thomas Kreneck headed Special Collections at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi from 1990 until his retirement in 2012. He is a South Texas native and completed his Ph.D. in History from Bowling Green State University. He has authored and co-authored several books on South Texas history, including Mexican American Odyssey: Felix Tijerina, Entrepreneur and Civic Leader, 1905-1965, Collecting Texas: Essays on Texana Collectors and the Creation of Research Libraries, edited with Gerald D. Saxon, and Del Pueblo: A History of Houston’s Hispanic Community. He is a charter member of the Academy of Certified Archivists and a Texas State Historical Association Fellow.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by a single series into ten folders. The original arrangement of the folders and materials within them has been maintained.

Related Materials

Charles F.H. von Blucher Family Papers

Processing Information

This collection was arranged by Eric Christensen, Librarian of Archive Processing for Texas A&M University– Corpus Christi’s Special Collections & Archives Department.

Title
TAMU-CC Special Collections Postcard Collection
Status
In Progress
Author
Eric Christensen
Date
2020-11-10
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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

Contact:
6300 Ocean Dr.
Unit 5702
Corpus Christi TX 78412 United States
361-825-4500
361-825-5973 (Fax)