Texas -- Corpus Christi
Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
Arturo Vasquez served as a financial advisor to Hector P. Garcia’s American G.I. Forum chapter. His collection includes information about his personal, military, and professional life as a CPA. He served as a School Board Trustee for the Corpus Christi Independent School District and other municipal and business organizations. Hispanic-American civil rights during the middle 20th century features heavily in this collection.
Over fifty linear feet of documents including newspapers, postcards, and memorabilia. General topics include Texas and South Texas, Mexican Americans, Mexico, ranching, county and city growth. The Kilgore Collection contains rare publications on Corpus Christi and the local area.
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.
The Dr. Henry H. Hildebrand Papers contain his research, (including data sets, manuscripts, and correspondence) and his publications, along with a vast amount of information pertaining to marine science he accumulated over the years. The collection also houses Dr. Hildebrand’s paperwork from numerous committees and organizations with which he was involved. He kept extensive historical records of marine related happenings in the south Texas area dating from the mid-1800s to 2000.
Hurricane Harvey Oral History Collection (HIST 5370: Oral History - Techniques and Practices, Fall 2017)
This collection contains oral histories recorded by students in HIST 5370: Oral History-Techniques and Practices taught by Dr. Laura Muñoz 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.