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Meuly-Daimwood family papers

Identifier: Coll-108
Scope and Contents The Meuly-Daimwood family papers contain an extensive number of documents, photographs, and books related to the daily lives of several prominent, related families in Corpus Christi, Texas, and its surrounding area during the 19th and 20th centuries. These family names include Meuly, Daimwood, Magnenat, Blucher, Humphreys, Rahn, and Creglow. As such, the collection reveals much about the growth of Corpus Christi from its earliest days as a frontier community through the boom times of the modern...

Rodolfo and Dora Mirabal Family Papers

Identifier: Coll-16
Overview The Rodolfo and Dora Mirabal Collection consists of La Calavera publications, photographs, and correspondence from their printing company in Corpus Christi in the first half of the 20th Century.

XIT Ranch Photo Scrapbook

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll.-31
Overview The XIT Ranch was a massive cattle ranch covering ten counties in the Texas Panhandle. It was owned by a syndicate led by Charles and John Farwell and funded by British investors. The Texas Legislation appropriated the land to build a new state courthouse in Austin after the original one burned. The ranch operated from 1885 to 1912 and at its peak ran 150,000 head of cattle per year. The photographs are dated from 1898 to 1909 and depict ranch life on the XIT Ranch.