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Corpus Christi (Tex.)

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

José and Virginia Gallardo "Señor José Orchestra," Photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-166

José Gallardo was the leader of a group of musicians known as José Gallardo and his Orchestra who performed in Corpus Christi and across South Texas from the 1920s to the 1950s. Eight photographs of the band comprise this small collection.

Dates: circa 1920-1950

Melvin H. (Mack) McKinney Seaside Software (dba askSam Systems) Records

Identifier: Coll-230
Abstract Seaside Software, Inc. incorporated in 1984 was co-founded in 1983 by Dr. Mack McKinney and Belitha "Bea" McKinney to promote the freeform information storage and retrieval database named askSam developed by Dr. Mack McKinney that employed fully flexible fields with text and numeric manipulation along with pure text for the DOS environment. It included its own highly user programmability. In 1988 Seaside Software, Inc. began doing business as askSam Systems for clarity. The DOS product was...
Dates: 1984-2006

Murphy Givens South Texas Historical Papers

Identifier: Coll-283

Murphy Givens was a newspaper journalist who had worked in Alabama, Missouri, and Michigan when he came to Corpus Christi in 1981 to work for the “Corpus Christi Caller Times.” He began writing a weekly column on South Texas History in 1998. He worked as the Viewpoints Editor until 2009 and continued writing history columns until 2018. Givens published 18 books on Texas history and presented on KEDT recounting stories from his history columns.

Dates: 1944 - 2020

Phyllis Yochem papers

 File — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-128

The papers include “Bird Notes”, a column Phyllis Yochem wrote for the Corpus Christi Caller Times. Yochem took over writing the column in 1990 when birding columnist and founder of "Bird Notes" Kay McCracken retired. Included are news clippings of Kay McCracken’s “Bird Notes” for the years 1975 to 1990. Other nature and environmental articles from various authors during the same time are covered.

Dates: 1975-1992

Rachel Bluntzer Hebert papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-21

Rachel Bluntzer Hebert lived through most of the 20th century. She was a teacher, author, and historian who focused on San Patricio County in South Texas in her writings and research. The papers deal with family and local history from the old San Patricio settlement and county.

Dates: 1856-1986

Sonia Trevino collection of Corpus Christi Mexican-American Democrats Records

 File — Box 1 Sonia Trevino
Identifier: Coll-85

These records were donated by Sonia Trevino who was president of the Corpus Christi Chapter of Mexican American Democrats in 1994. They include administrative papers, the constitution and by-laws, correspondence and events.

Dates: 1994

TAMU-CC Special Collections Vicente Carranza Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-75

This small collection contains Vicente Carranza’s contributions as radio talk show host and activist to the Hispanic community of Corpus Christi from 1993 to 1997.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1993-1997

W. E. Pope papers

Identifier: Coll-15

Walter Elmer Pope was a Corpus Christi attorney, real estate developer, civic leader, and longtime state representative from South Texas. The collection includes seventy linear feet of historical papers from Pope’s legal practice, business office, as well as his correspondence as a state legislator. The documents date from 1832 to 1944, with a few biographical items concerning Mr. Pope written during the 1960s and 1970s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1832-1970; 1832 - 1979

Ward Island Deeds and Documents

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-77
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1926 - 1973

William M. Neyland Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-11

William M. Neyland was a Real Estate business man from Corpus Christi who was active improving the infrastructure and highway system in Corpus Christi and South Texas

Dates: Majority of material found within 1890-1979