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Alma L. Peña collection on Eulalio H. Marin

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Identifier: Coll-127
Overview Relatives and friends of Eulalio Marin donated to TAMU-CC Special Collections and Archives items pertaining to Eulalio Marin, a journalist, labor organizer, and civil rights leader. A founder and editor of newspapers he is remembered for calling a stop to infighting of Mexican American activists. This initiative led to the founding of the League of United Latin American Citizens. Newspaper articles and LULAC documents describe the historical and political events of Marin’s life.

Anna M. Canales Photograph Collection of the Creation of the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Statue and the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Garcia Plaza at TAMU-CC

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Identifier: Coll-244
Overview Anna Mariá Canales was the first assistant artist employed at the Falcon Foundry Studio in Ricardo, Texas by Roberto Garcia Jr., the artist of the bronze Dr. Hector P. Garcia statue now standing in the Garcia Plaza at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Her photographs document the step by step process of the creation of the sculpture and of the groundbreaking ceremony in 1995.

Corpus Christi Urban Development Records

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Identifier: Coll-63
Content Description This collection consists of bound materials related to the planning and development of the City of Corpus Christi. It includes assessment and planning reports, environmental reports, City financial reports, informational materials about the City of Corpus Christi, works on planning and development in general, and similar material. The collection also includes some information on other communities in Texas.

Dr. John "Wes" Tunnell Papers

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Identifier: Coll-293
Overview Dr. John “Wes” Tunnell, a Coastal Bend native, was a distinguished marine ecologist, writer teacher and early faculty member at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi whose work helped to shape the lives of countless students and colleagues as well as the campus he called home. A Professor of Biology his work focused primarily on coral reef ecosystems. He started the now distinguished marine biology program, founded the Center for Coastal Studies at TAMU-CC, the first dedicated research...

Eligio R. Escobar Papers

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll-113
Overview Eligio Escobar is remembered for being a conjunto composer and musician. This small collection contains a personal book, newspaper articles and a program for a 1987 concert at the Corpus Christi Memorial Coliseum to honor Eligio Escobar.

José and Virginia Gallardo "Señor José Orchestra," Photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll-166
Overview José Gallardo was the leader of a group of musicians known as José Gallardo and his Orchestra who performed in Corpus Christi and across South Texas from the 1920s to the 1950s. Eight photographs of the band comprise this small collection.

Phyllis Yochem Birding papers

 File — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll-128
Overview The papers include “Bird Notes,” a column Phyllis Yochem wrote for the Corpus Christi Caller Times for the years 1990 to 1992. Yochem took over writing the column in 1990 when writer, Kay McCracken retired. Included are news clippings of Kay McCracken’s “Bird Notes,” for the years 1975 to 1990. Other nature and environmental articles from various authors during the same time are covered.

Sonia Trevino collection of Corpus Christi Mexican-American Democrats Records

 File — Box: 1 Sonia Trevino
Identifier: Coll-85
Overview These records were donated by Sonia Trevino who was president of the Corpus Christi Chapter of Mexican American Democrats in 1994. They include administrative papers, the constitution and by-laws, correspondence and events.

TAMU-CC Special Collections Vicente Carranza Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll-75
Overview This small collection contains Vicente Carranza’s contributions as radio talk show host and activist to the Hispanic community of Corpus Christi from 1993 to 1997.

W. E. Pope papers

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Identifier: Coll-15
Overview Walter Elmer Pope was a Corpus Christi attorney, real estate developer, civic leader, and longtime state representative from South Texas. The collection includes seventy linear feet of historical papers from Pope’s legal practice, business office, as well as his correspondence as a state legislator. The documents date from 1832 to 1944, with a few biographical items concerning Mr. Pope written during the 1960s and 1970s.

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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 2
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Ana Barrera, Garcia 1
Bernal, Joseph J., 1927- 1
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Canales, Anna Mariá 1
Carranza, Vicente, 1940- 1
Club Social Recreativo Latino Americano de Ambro Sexos. Latino Americano de Ambro Sexos 1
Corpus Christi Caller-Times 1
Dr. Hector P. Garcia Plaza 1
El Echo. (newspaper in Alice, Tex.) 1
El Paladin. (newspaper in Corpus Christi) 1
El Sol . (newspaper in South Texas) 1
Escobar, Eligio Roque, 1926-1994 1
Escobar, Jesusa Koehler, 1928-2017 1
Escobar, Linda, 1958- 1
Falcon Foundry Studio. (Ricardo, Tex.) 1
Fort Worth University. Ft. Worth, Tex. 1
Gallardo, José A. 1
Gallardo, Virginia 1
Garcia Jr., Roberto 1
Garcia, Hector P., 1914-1996 1
José Gallardo and his Orchestra 1
Junta del Club Politico Demócrata Mexican-Americano 1
KCCT, affiliate of Air America Radio. (Radio station: Corpus Christi) 1
KUNO. (Radio station: Corpus Christi) 1
Kreneck, Thomas H., Dr. 1
LULAC News 1
Laredo Serenadors 1
Laredo Syncopators 1
League of United Latin American Citizens 1
League of United Latin American Citizens . Council No. 1. [Corpus Christi] 1
League of United Latin American Citizens. Council No. 9 . [Robstown] 1
Los Guadalupanos 1
Marin, Eulalio H., 1879-1951 1
Marin, Paz Hernandez 1
McCracken, Kay 1
Mexican American Democrats of Corpus Christi 1
Mexican American Democrats of Texas 1
Muñiz, Ramsey, 1942- 1
Naval Air Station Corpus Christi (Tex.) 1
Naval Air Technical Training Center 1
Pape, Harold F., 1890-1952 1
Peña, Alma L. 1
Pope, Andrew Jackson, 1913-2017 1
Pope, Lucille Scott, 1883-1957 1
Pope, Walter Edward, 1879-1944 1
Port Ayers American G.I. Forum 1
Robstown Record . (newspaper in Robstown, Tex.) 1
Scott, Boone, and Pope law firm 1
Señor José 12 Piece All Spanish Orchestra 1
Señor José Orchestra 1
Texas A&I University-Kingsville 1
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Center for Coastal Studies 1
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Harte Research Institute 1
Texas A&M University. College Station 1
Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives 1
Trevino, Sonia 1
Tunnell, John W., Jr., 1945-2018 1
Tunnell, John W., Sr., 1914-1999 1
Tunnell, Kathryn Lea Aldridge 1
Tunnell, Newell Summers, 1866-1924 1
Tunnell, Rosalie Newman, 1916-2002 1
United States. Armed Forces 1
University of Texas at Austin. School of Law 1
Ward, John Clark, 1851-1924 1
Yochem, Phyllis 1
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