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  • Laffite Society

    Publications, artifacts, and conference materials of the Laffite Society

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Recent Submissions

  • Laffite Society October Meeting 

    Laffite (2016-10)
    Video of the October meeting of the Laffite Society.
  • Laffite Society September Meeting 

    Laffite Society (2016-09)
    Video of the September Laffite Society Meeting.
  • Laffite Society April Meeting 

    Laffite Society (2016-04)
    2 part video of the April meeting of the Laffite Society.
  • Laffite Society March Meeting 

    Laffite Society (2016-03)
    1 video of the March meeting of the Laffite Society.
  • Laffite Society August Meeting 

    Laffite Society (2016-08)
    Two part video of the August Laffite Society Meeting.
  • Laffite Society July Meeting 

    Laffite Society (2016-07)
    3 part video of the July meeting of the Laffite Society.
  • Laffite Society June Meeting 

    Laffite Society (2016)
    Three part video of the June meeting of the Laffite Society.
  • USS Queens, 1945-1946 

    Unknown author (1945)
    The USS Queens was an attack transport during WWII in the Pacific. The collection consists of two documents, a Christmas Day Menu and the travel record of the Queens.
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    Unknown author (2006)
  • Reginald Wilson Papers, 1972-2012 

    Wilson, Reginald (1972)
    Research files of Dr. Wilson pertaining to the lives and associates of Jean and Pierre Lafitte, pirates/privateers living in Louisiana and Galveston, Texas. The collection consists of subject files containing letters, ...
  • Texas A&M University College Station, 1964-2004 

    Texas A&M University College Station (1964)
    Newspapers, catalog and polices produced by Texas A&M College Station, but that include references to Texas A&M University at Galveston.
  • T/S Texas Clipper I, 1966-1989, 1995 

    Texas Clipper Crew; Texas Maritime Academy; Seaborne Conservation Corps (1966)
    The Texas Clipper was known as the USS Queens and then the SS Excambion before becoming the training ship for the Texas Maritime Academy at Texas A&M Galveston in 1965. Its last cruise as the training ship for the Texas ...
  • Office of the Campus Dean Admin Files, 1985-1991 

    Office of the Campus Dean; Texas A&M University at Galveston (1985)
    Documents from the Office of the Campus Dean. Documents cover information about events, operations, and locations on campus.
  • University Archives Digital Images 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston (2012)
    Scans for Digital Projects. 12 DVDs. Scans made by Royal Imaging of Houston for the Library's University Archive Digitization Project. It should be noted that some of the PDFs were transferred to the Library using a ...
  • SS Excambion, 1948 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston (1948)
    Originally named the USS Queens, the ship was renamed the Excambion in 1948. It served as a cruise ship from New York City to the Mediterranean. Its last cruise was in 1959. In 1965 it was renamed the Texas Clipper and ...
  • Small Boat Basin, 1998 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston; Small boat basin staff (1998)
  • T/S Texas Clipper II, 1996-2002 

    T/S Texas Clipper II Crew (1996)
    The Texas Clipper II was formerly known as the USN Chauvenet. It was renamed the Texas Clipper II when it was acquired by Texas A&M at Galveston in 1996. The ship was replaced in 2005. It served at the summer training ...
  • Campus Dean’s Office, R. Burkett, 1981-1991 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston (1981)
    Correspondence and Administrative Files.
  • Distribution of wetlands and benthic macroinvertebrates, submerged lands of Texas, Port Lavaca area 

    White, W.A.; Kimble, R.S.; Calnan, T.R.; Littleton, T.G.; Hartmann, B.M.; Dillon, R.L. (University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, 1989)
  • Distribution of wetlands and benthic macroinvertebrates, submerged lands of Texas, Galveston-Houston area 

    White, W.A.; Schmedes, K.E.; Calnan, T.R.; Kimble, R.S.; Littleton, T.G.; Hartmann, B.M.; Dillon, R.L. (University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, 1985)

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