The Jack K. Williams Library offers classic books, unique historical manuscripts, artwork, and artifacts pertaining to the ocean and maritime culture and Texas history.

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  • Laffite Society

    Publications, artifacts, and conference materials of the Laffite Society

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Recent Submissions

  • Galveston Bay Information Center Maritime Human Factors Database Project Papers, 1994-1996 

    Galveston Bay Information Center (1994)
    The Maritime Human Factors Database Project ran from 1995-1996. The purpose of this project was to develop bibliographic and information electronic resources supporting maritime human factors research by the federal and ...
  • Houston Ship Channel Waste Load Evaluation Papers, 1964-1987 

    Texas Department of Water Resources (Texas Department of Water Resources, 1964)
    Houston Ship Channel Waste Load Evaluation. This collection includes correspondence, maps, original collected data regarding wastewater levels. In order to meet the requirements of the Federal Water Pollution Control ...
  • S.S. United States Papers 

    de Vries, Robbie (1969)
    This is a collection of artifacts from the S.S. United States. The artifacts include a flag, bible, linens, silverware, menu, landing card, and other paper artifacts from the ship. They were bought by Robbie de Vries and ...
  • Henry N. Hooper Bell, 1857 

    Hooper, Henry; de Vries, Robbie (1857)
    One bell, cast by Henry N. Hooper and Company in Boston, 1857. Originally purchased to serve as the tower bell in the center of the Texas A&M University at Galveston campus, the bell is currently displayed in the library. ...
  • Galveston Harbor Model Papers, 1936-1937, 1991 

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1936)
    Copies of the original field forms (typed by the District from the raw field sheets, which no longer exist) of the current velocity surveys conducted by the Galveston District during the 1930s, to provide supporting and ...
  • Texas Coastal Higher Education Authority, Inc. Papers, 1981-1983 

    Texas Coastal Higher Education Authority, Inc. (1981)
    1 loose leaf notebook from the Texas Coastal Higher Education authority. The papers deal with a student loan program.
  • Coordinating Board Publications, 1981-2000 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston; Coordinating Board (Coordinating Board, 1981)
    Miscellaneous publications of Texas College and University statistics.
  • Self Study Survey Results, Sept.13.1982 

    Curley, Dr. S. (Dr. S. Curley, Coordinator, Self Study, 1982-09-13)
    Title of item. UA42, Box 1. Title of collection. Jack K. Williams Library, Archives, and Manuscripts, Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston, TX.
  • Campus Planning and Master Plans, 1974-2004 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston (Texas A&M University at Galveston, 1974)
    Includes Five-Year Plans, Master Plans, building facility plans; and campus and departmental strategic plans.
  • Brochures, 1959-2010 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston (Texas A&M University at Galveston, 1959)
    Includes general and departmental brochures from the beginnings of the university and include Moody College, Texas Maritime Academy, Sea Camp and other aspects of the university.
  • Campus Histories, 1952-2002 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston (Texas A&M University at Galveston, 1952)
    Brief reports on the history of the establishment of various educational elements of what was to become Texas A&M University at Galveston, including the Texas Maritime Academy and the Texas A&M Marine Laboratory.
  • Audit Reports, 1973-1992 

    Office of the State Auditor (Office of the State Auditor, 1973)
    Title of item. UA36, Box 1. Title of collection. Jack K. Williams Library, Archives, and Manuscripts, Texas A&M University at Galveston, Galveston, TX.
  • Legislative Budget Board Reports, 1985-1987 

    Texas Legislature (Texas Legislature, 1985)
    Reports, 1985-1987. Includes a performance report and the biennium estimates.
  • Board of Visitors, 1958-2007 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston Board of Visitors (Texas A&M University at Galveston, 1958)
    Policies, Procedures, color copy of John F Kennedy regarding the Texas Maritime Academy, Minutes of Meeting 1967-1990, and the 1958 meeting minutes from the Galveston Chamber of Commerce committee meetings about the TMA.
  • Board of Regents, 1978-1992 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston Board of Regents (Texas A&M University at Galveston, 1978)
    Bylaws, correspondence, and minute orders, and booklets on Planning and Building, and Information booklets.
  • University Publications, 1979-2002 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston (Texas A&M University at Galveston, 1979)
    Miscellaneous bound reports including: newspapers, and literary student related publications.
  • TAMUG Speeches, 1984-1991 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston (Texas A&M University at Galveston, 1984)
    Texas A&M University at Galveston Speeches and Awards. Miscellaneous speeches, proclamations and awards. Includes: Commencement speakers John C. Calhoun, Jr.
  • University Woman’s Club, 1980-2008 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston University Woman’s Club (Texas A&M University at Galveston, 1980)
    University Woman's Club Records, 1980-2008. Constitution, announcements, memorandums, minutes, membership roster, photographs and copies of web pages.
  • Sailing Club, 1980-2002 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston Sailing Club (Texas A&M University at Galveston, 1980)
    Sailing Club Files, 1980-2002. Constitution (2000), Correspondence with the faculty advisor regarding the donation of an Ensign class sailboat to the University, application forms, an instruction book, and other miscellaneous ...
  • Texas Maritime Academy, 1944-2013 

    Texas A&M University at Galveston (Texas A&M University at Galveston, 1944)
    Texas Maritime Academy subject files. Includes history, cruises, correspondence, manual and rulebooks, and information about the training ships.

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