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Aalbert Heine & Corpus Christi Science and History Museum Collection

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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,...

John O. Bowman 27th Infantry Division, U.S. National Guard WWI Collection.

 File — Box: 1 Bowman
Identifier: Coll-282
Overview Sgt. John O. Bowman's collection of Army Infantry photographs of the 74th and 7th New York Infantry Regiments were taken primarily in 1917 in South Texas.

James Hawkins Sparks Diary

 Collection
Identifier: Coll-41
Overview In the infrequent lulls between the many asperities of war, Confederate soldier James Hawkins “Hawk” Sparks would occasionally write short updates about what he had seen, done, heard, and what he thought about it all. These writings are all contained here in a well-worn pocket-sized diary.

Jose A. Flores Papers

 Item — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll-151
Overview This collection is a brief snapshot in time of Jose Flore’s prisoner of war experience in the European theater of World War II, and the paperwork trail that followed it.

Meuly-Daimwood family papers

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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...

Rex H. (Jim) Stever Nueces County Postal History Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll-170
Overview Rex H. (Jim) Stever was a geologist and collector of postage stamps and postal history lore. He spent much of his life researching the postal service in Texas and collecting postage stamps and letters. This collection picks up right as Texas was annexed into the United States of America and tells the story of Texas in the latter half of the 1800’s like nothing else could.

Robert Bluntzer's Round Robin Newsletter Collection for WWII Servicemen

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-130
Content Description One linear foot of the correspondence and some related documents of the Round Robin, a mimeograph circular newsletter sent from Corpus Christi to Corpus Christi service men during World War II by concerned city residents led by Robert Bluntzer, Sr. The Round Robin collection comprises approximately one- and one-half linear feet, or four document boxes. The first two boxes consist of the 1969 four volume publication and every extant Round Robin newsletter from April 1942 through June 1945. They...

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
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Amicitia Ladies Social Club 1
Blucher family 1
Bluntzer family 1
Bonilla, Tony , 1936 1
Bowman, John O. 1
Bragg, Braxton , 1817-1876 1
Burns, William Aloysius (1909-?) 1
Confederate States of America . Army 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
Creglow family 1
D'Unger, Claude 1
Daimwood family 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
Flores, Jose A. 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
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 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
Humphreys family 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
Magnenat family 1
Martinez, Rosa Galvan , 1910-2003 1
Meuly family 1
Meuly, Conrad 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
Naval Air Station Corpus Christi (Tex.) 1
Naval Air Technical Training Center 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
Rahn family 1
Ram Chavez, 1945 1
Raul Yzaguirre , 1914-2014 1
Samuel L. Neal Jr. 1
Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891 1
Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011 1
Smylie, Vernon 1
Southern Museum Conference 1
Sparks, James Hawkins , 1844-1923 1
Stever, Rex H. 1
Systematics Association 1
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 1
Texas Bandmasters Association 1
Texas Historical Commission 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 Postal Service 1
United States. Army. History (Civil War : 1861-1865) 1
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 1
Velasco, Raul , 1933-2006 1
Ward, John Clark, 1851-1924 1
Ximenes, Vicente 1
de LaVina, Beatrice Galvan , 1909-2003 1
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