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Box 3


Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Doc McGregor Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-18
Content Description Office and personal files from the McGregor Studios, 1015 Chaparral, which was owned and operated by J. Frederick "Doc" McGregor, longtime Corpus Christi commercial photographer. Included are financial records, correspondence, patent and trademark materials, "Snap Sets" covers, and assorted memorabilia (mostly printed materials), plus 131 photographs, slides, and negatives. Personal documents include information about property, voting Precinct One political campaigns, the Masons, Shriners, Odd...

Masons, 1953 - 1984

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents Newspaper clippings, program from 1966 Grand Assembly of Texas, Del Mar Lodge No. 1350 (including membership roster), Masonic birthday greetings, Texas and San Antonio Scottish Rite Bodies information, Colpur Christi Lodge No. 25, Knights of Pythias (including 1955 membership roster), Rockridge Lodge no. 468, Oso Naval Lodge no. 1282, Astara, York Rite Masons, Grand Commandery Knights Templar of Texas.

Odd Fellows, 1933 - 1975

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Typed exerpts from "Odd Fellow News" (inspirational religious stories), Nueces Lodge No. 96, Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. of Texas, programs from annual sessions of the Grand Lodge of Texas, Junior Grand Lodge I.O.O.F. meeting programs, flyers describing the purposes and works of the Odd Fellows, McGregor's membership card.

Shriners, 1966 - 1976

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Al Amin Shrine Temple, Sunset Lodge no.1388, Coastal Bend Shrine Club under the jurisdiction of Alzafar Shrine Temple, 1961 Shrine Circus ticket booklet, program for appreciation night for Vestal Franklin McBride, list of 1973 Al Amin Temple Uniformed Units, various newsletters and memoranda.

Property Records: Tyre Mussett Tract, 1944 - 1972

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Property: 2706 Morgan Avenue, 89 x 125 ' out of what is known as Share 4 of the Tyre Mussett Tract, described in Vol. 305, p.258 260, Deed Records of Nueces Co. Leased in Jan. 1947 to Jarome W. Elledge. Letter from Brown Securities Co. Property assessments. Lease to Peterson Service Station by Glen Peterson 1962. Offer to buy from Pan American National Bank planners, 1971. Sold to R.E. Mendez, 1972.

Property Records: Dunn Tract; Kaler Partition, 1949 - 1957

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Property: West 1/2 of lot #6 Share 2 A Kaler Partition Nueces County. Bought in June, 1949, sold to trustees of Church of God in May 1951.Includes tax assessment. Sold to Howell Refining Co., 1957. Property: Lot #4, SE 200 x 200' corner at Up River Road and McBride Lane, Dunn Tract.

Property Records: Del Mar Addition, 1959 - 1976

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Property: 415 Atlantic Street. East 5'of lot 29, all of lots 30 and 31, all in Block no. 28, Del Mar Addition. Diagrams of property and tax assessments included. McGregors purchased in 1966.Bought 1966. Tax assessments. Sold to Ernest and Janie Briones, 1976.

Property Records: Beach Addition; Lot 10 Bk. 28, Lots 4&5 Bk. 27, 1945 - 1975

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents Appraisals and documents pertaining to purchase and sell of the properties listed above. 1956 Appraisal Report of NW 1/2 of lot 5, Block 27 includes a photo of property (address 1019 Chaparral St.). 1952 document includes specifications for building at 1015 Chaparral.

Property Records: Gateway Park 1941-1954, Saxet Heights 1950, Flour Bluff Estates 1943 19, Lake Medina 1944-1972, and Other Property Records., 1941 - 1954

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents Gateway Park: Lots 1, 2, and 3 Bk. 7. Letter from prospective buyer, 1948. Sold to Bernie Arnold, 1954. Saxet Heights: Lot 1 Bk.1 Flour Bluff Estates: Lots 8&9 Bk."G". Property valuation Lake Medina: Lots 1 12, bk.35, subdivision C (Avalon Ranch).

Rental Property Records, 1949 - 1976

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Lease agreement with Estella Drosini and Mike Pappas for 1017 Chaparral, released in 1952 (they established La Paloma Sandwich Shop at that location). Letter from Jack Blackmon to renters Mr. & Mrs. G.D. Cash, renters of 1019 Chaparral. Letter from Earle R. Foster, former renter. Eviction notice to Mr. Van Haverfeld, 1015 Chaparral, Apt. 2. Letters on behalf of Sara Estrada from Nueces County Welfare Division. Various repair and rent receipts.