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Hurricane Harvey Oral History Collection (HIST 3345: America by Nature, Fall 2017)

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-235
Scope and Contents This collection contains oral histories recorded by students in HIST 3345-America by Nature taught by Dr. Jennifer Brown during fall semester 2017. The students interviewed people in the Corpus Christi area affected by Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall along the Gulf Coast at Rockport in August 2017. Transcriptions are also available.

L.H. Gross collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-48
Scope and Contents The L. H. Gross collection consists of stock certificates for Texas Land and Title Company and Guaranty Title Company, and a book containing list of stockholders, meeting minutes, and bylaws of the Texas Land and Title Company as well as postcards. Some of the postcards show the damage done to Corpus Christi by a storm that came ashore on the Texas Gulf Coast in its vicinity on September 14, 1919. Mainly due to a devastating tidal surge, the storm caused significant loss of life...