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Aalbert Heine & Corpus Christi Science and History Museum Collection

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Identifier: Coll -248
Overview Aalbert Heine was the Director of the Corpus Christi Museum for 27 years and a relentless advocate for using museums to teach with hands on learning, at a time when most museums had their artifacts hidden behind glass. Heine wrote reems of materials on how museums should function and traveled the world visiting other museums for ideas on how he could improve his own. He took a small cities Junior Museum and turned it into one of the best in the state, and this collection spans the time he was...

Rafael Sr. and Virginia Galvan Family papers

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Identifier: Coll-118
Scope and Contents This collection consists of over 300 photographs, newspapers, concert posters, correspondence, scrapbooks, obituaries, wedding invitations, ephemera, biographical narratives, business cards, and marriage certificates ranging from the late 1800’s to the early 2000’s. It is for the most part geographically confined to the South Texas region, although there are minor exceptions.

Dr. Hector P. Garcia papers

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Identifier: Coll-5
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains the personal and professional records of Dr. Hector Perez Garcia (1914-1996), a 20th century physician, soldier, political advisor, and civil rights activist. The materials span the years 1910-2015, although the bulk of them date from the time of his World War II service through his death in 1996. Materials dated prior to Dr. Garcia’s birth are family records documenting the lives of his relatives; materials dating after his death consist of obituaries, retrospectives,...

Santiago Hernandez Papers

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Identifier: Coll-181
Overview The Santiago Hernandez Papers consist of a variety of original correspondence and photocopied newspaper clippings central to the attempt to rename the Three Rivers Post Office after Pvt. Felix Z. Longoria Jr. A local resident of Three Rivers, Texas, Longoria was killed in action in the Pacific Theater during World War II. When his body was returned to Three Rivers the local funeral home declined to provide services; ostensibly because Longoria was Mexican-American and it would “upset the...

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League of United Latin American Citizens 3
Longoria, Felix Z., Jr., 1920-1945 2
American GI Forum 1
American Museum of Natural History 1
Amicitia Ladies Social Club 1
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Bonilla, Tony , 1936 1
Burns, William Aloysius (1909-?) 1
Congressman Young, John (1916-2002) 1
Conservation Committee of Opus 1
Corpus Christi Independent School District (Tex.) 1
Corpus Christi Science and History Museum 1
De Anda, James 1
Dolores Garcia 1
Dorsey Jr., Thomas Francis "Tommy", 1905-1956 1
Ellington, Edward Kennedy "Duke", 1899-1974 1
Erewhon Club 1
Forbes, John Ripley (1913-2006) 1
Frito-Lay, Inc. 1
Galvan II, Rafael , 1924-2016 1
Galvan family 1
Galvan, Edward "Eddie" , 1927-2011 1
Galvan, Rafael, Sr., 1887-1966 1
Galvan, Robert M. "Bobby" 1
Galvan, Sam R. "Sammy", 1924-2010 1
Galvan, Virginia Reyes, 1889-1980 1
Garcia, Clotilde P., 1917-2003 1
Garcia, Hector P., 1914-1996 1
General Alberto Cardenas 1
Gonzalez, Genevieve B. 1
Harte, Edward (1922-2011) 1
Heine, Aalbert (1920-2003) 1
Hernandez, Santiago 1
Hoeltzel, Virginia "Vicky" Galvan 1
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 1
John Cornyn, 1952 1
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 1
Judith Zaffirini, 1946 1
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 1
Martinez, Rosa Galvan , 1910-2003 1
Mexican American Woman’s Auxiliary to Woodman of the World 1
Multicultural Center at Heritage Park 1
National Council of La Raza 1
National Hispanic Leadership Conference 1
Oliveria, Mamie Galvan , 1922-2018 1
Peña, Domingo 1
Polytechnische School Te 'S-Gravenhage 1
Port Ayers American G.I. Forum 1
Prezas, Patricia "Patty" Galvan, 1920-2016 1
Ram Chavez, 1945 1
Raul Yzaguirre , 1914-2014 1
Samuel L. Neal Jr. 1
Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011 1
Southern Museum Conference 1
Systematics Association 1
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 1
Texas Bandmasters Association 1
Texas Jazz Festival Society 1
Texas Museum Conference 1
Texas Ranger Division 1
The Progress 1
Tom Kennedy 1
United Museum Services 1
United Nations 1
United States Commission on Civil Rights. Texas State Advisory Committee 1
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1
Velasco, Raul , 1933-2006 1
Ximenes, Vicente 1
de LaVina, Beatrice Galvan , 1909-2003 1
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