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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Bill and Marjorie Walraven Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-22

This collection represents a lifetime of Texas history research by Corpus Christi Caller-Times columnist Bill Walraven.

Dates: Majority of material found in none

Charles F. H. von Blucher Family Papers

Identifier: Coll.-4

This collection contains over a century of material from the Blucher Family; one of the first families to permanently settle in Corpus Christi around 1849. The Bluchers produced three generations of county surveyors, serving Corpus Christi and South Texas for over 100 years. Their legacy of public service helped shape the Coastal Bend into the thriving community that it is today.

Dates: 1720-2006

Gambel Family Papers

Identifier: Coll-311

These papers provide a glimpse into the lives of three brothers born during the early decades of the 19th century.

Dates: 1808-1993; Majority of material found within 1840-1877

Rex H. (Jim) Stever Nueces County Postal History Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll-170

Rex H. (Jim) Stever was a geologist and collector of postage stamps and postal history lore. He spent much of his life researching the postal service in Texas and collecting postage stamps and letters. This collection picks up right as Texas was annexed into the United States of America and tells the story of Texas in the latter half of the 1800’s like nothing else could.

Dates: 1846-1900

Ward Island Artifacts

Identifier: Coll-802

This small collection of metal artifacts was assembled after some fruitful metal detector work on Ward Island. Some items such as musket balls reflect Corpus Christi in its earliest western settlement days after it was incorporated in 1852.

Dates: 1995-4-13