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Isidro Guzman Papers

Identifier: Coll-43

These papers include publications regarding Mexican American history; Hi-Fairrnessee Girl's Club 35th Anniversary 1966; and Texas Knights of Columbus Historical Commission reports and minutes from 1926 to 1948.


  • 1926-1975

Language of Materials

Spanish; English

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

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Isidro Guzman Jr., a Catalog Librarian, left his collection of Mexican American publications and papers to Special Collections and Archives at TAMU-CC in 1991. They include Texas Knights of Columbus Historical Commission records, the Hi-Fairnessee Girls Club publications and local newspapers dating from 1926-1975.


The papers are divided into three Series: Texas Knights of Columbus Historical Commission Materials Latino Publications Mexican American Newspapers

Physical Location

205C 16-E-2

Related Materials

Richard A. Laune Papers;Belinda Molina Collection of the Feria de la Flores Organization


Isidro Guzman, Jr. was born in Beeville, Texas on July 20, 1945 to Alicia and Isidro Guzman. He was a graduate of Miller High School (1962 salutatorian), Del Mar College and the University of Texas where he received a B.S. degree in Mathematics and an M.S. in Library Science. He worked as a library cataloger at UT Austin, UT Pan Am Edinburg, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Isidro Guzman Jr. loved traveling to Europe and England. His interests included attending Broadway shows, opera, musical events, tennis and paying board games with friends. He hosted Sunday afternoon board games with a small group of friends for 30 years. He was diagnosed with ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease and later died on November 12, 2016.

Guide to Isidro Guzman Papers
Lori Atkins
February 2021
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English; Spanish

Repository Details

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

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Corpus Christi TX 78412 United States
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