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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...

Harold and Lucille Pape papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-193
Overview Harold and Lucile Pape papers document the lives of two citizens of Gregory, Texas who served their town, he as the Justice of the Peace and she as the Postmaster in the late 1800s and first half of the 1900s. The records reflect the town’s civil controversies, minor criminal cases, correspondence and administrative documents of each office including oil and gas leases and justice court documents. Some biographical information of the Pape family, starting with Carl Wilhelm Pape, Harold Pape’s...