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Meuly-Daimwood family papers

 Collection
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...

Round Robin collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-130
Content Description 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 also contain undated and Robstown editions. Box three holds the rest of the Robstown newsletters in addition to supplemental material such as newspaper clippings and related correspondence. Box four contains documentation regarding publication of...

Vernon Smylie papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-9
Scope and Contents The Vernon Smylie papers contain correspondence, newspaper articles from the late 19th century until the 1970s, manuscripts of several of Smylie’s books, political advertisements produced by Vernon Smylie and Associates, records and correspondence from the Texas Historical Commission for the 1960s and 1970s, photographs from the late 19th century through the mid 1950s, memorabilia from World War I and World War II, and other items.

Ward Island Deeds and Documents

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-77
Overview Ward Island is a small body of land between Corpus Christi Bay and Oso Bay and is part of the city of Corpus Christi. Ward Island was named for developer John C. Ward who bought the property in 1892 to create a resort community. An economic depression prevented Ward from his quest, but the island retained his name. A Naval Air Station and radar training facility was built on Ward Island during World War II. After the war in 1947 the Naval Air Technical Training Center was closed. It then...