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Dr. Patrick Carroll Collection

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-290

This archive includes multiple manuscripts of his publications in different forms with some including notes. There are 2 floppy disks that are most likely copies of these publications. There are a total of 4 books. There are multiple photographs, but not all of them seem to be the same subject, some included writing on the back. There are also 3 cds which most likely contain copies of photos. There are also a number of photo slides and a VHS tape.


  • 1912-2014


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.


3 Linear Feet


These papers give a glimpse into the research of Patrick Carroll and contain many sources, manuscripts, and edits to his works. This collection also contains information on obtaining the Hector Garcia Collection which Patrick Carroll aided in.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Patrick James Carroll, commonly known as Pat Carroll, was a history professor at Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi from 1976 to 2014. His main focus was in Latin American history and both taught and published books on the topic such as Blacks in Colonial Veracruz: Race, Ethnicity, and Regional Development as well as Felix Longoria’s Wake: Bereavement, Racism, and the Rise of Mexican American Activism which was awarded Best Book in Texas History in 2003. He also held positions such as Chair of the Department of Humanities and the Joe B. Frantz Chair. Dr. Carroll also helped Special Collections and Archives at the Mary and Jeff Bell Library aquire the Dr. Hector P. Garcia papers.


Organized into five series: Series I: Manuscripts, Series II: Media, Series III: Research Files, Series IV: Correspondence, Series V: Microfilms, Series VI: Oral Histories

Guide to Patrick Carroll Papers
Alyssa Lucas
June 2023
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives, Mary and Jeff Bell Library, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Repository

6300 Ocean Dr.
Unit 5702
Corpus Christi TX 78412 United States
361-825-5973 (Fax)