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William Talbert Family Photographs

Identifier: Coll-17

This collection mostly consists of photographs from the very early 1900s to the 1980s. The photographs cover both World Wars, the 1919 Hurricane, early automobiles, and the Talbert family’s life in Corpus Christi.


  • 1991-09-11


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4.75 Linear Feet


Collection mostly consisting of photographs from very early 1900s to 1980s from the life and times of the Corpus Christi Talbert family.

Biographical / Historical

William Laurel Talbert was born on September 15, 1926, in Corpus Christi, Texas. His parents Milam and Oma Bugher Talbert owned Milam O. Talbert and Son Farms. Talbert graduated for Corpus Christi High School later completed a Doctorate in Accounting from The University of Texas. He worked as an accountant in Chicago, and a Professor of Accounting at Georgia State University. He passed away in 1990 after a long illness and is buried in Seaside Memorial Park in Corpus Christi.


This is a small collection, and it is arranged into eight Files, two Record Groups, and one Series. The Series is for the photographs, which make up the bulk of the collection.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was assembled by Dan E. Kilgore, who acted as executor after the passing of William Talbert. He donated it to the Special Collections and Archives Department of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi on September 11, 1991, and was assisted by Dr. Thomas Kreneck

Related Materials

Collection 18, Doc McGregor Papers

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Eric Christensen, Librarian of Archive Processing for Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi.

William Talbert Family Photographs
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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)