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Recent Submissions

  • 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, ...
  • Delbert D. Sprague Papers (T/S Texas Clippper 1965 Cruise Records) 

    Sprague, Delbert D. (1965)
    Master electrician and former student of the Texas Maritime Academy (TMA) at Texas A&M University at Galveston. Consists of a collection of records from the first voyage of the training ship, Texas Clipper, during the 1965 ...
  • The Galveston Bay National Estuary Program Papers, 1975-2006, Bulk 1989-1993 

    Galveston Bay National Estuary Program; Galveston Bay Information Center (1989)
    The Galveston Bay Estuary Program was established in 1989 with the mission to preserve Galveston Bay. The materials include papers, reports, bound draft reports, photographs, slides, and other media. The subjects covered ...
  • Joseph Maxwell "Max" Teare Papers 

    Teare, Joseph Maxwell; Teare, Max (1963)
    Joseph Maxwell “Max” Teare was a student at the Texas Maritime Academy and from 1964-1967 and currently works at Texas A&M Galveston as the 2nd mate on the training ship. The papers include letters, grade reports, news ...
  • James McCloy Collection 

    McCloy, James (1981)
    James “Jim” McCloy was a professor at Texas A&M University at Galveston and served in many other roles at the university. The bulk of this collection consists of slides in addition to cd’s, microfilm, and a film reel. It ...
  • 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.
  • R. Dale Olson and Diane Olson Papers, 2001-2013 

    Olson, R. Dale (2001)
    A collection of scripts, letters, photos, and journals entries on the subject of the Laffites.
  • Laffite Society Papers, 1806-2016 (Bulk 1995-2015) 

    Laffite Society (1806-2016 )
    Organized in 1975 as the Laffite Study Group by a group of historians, it reorganized in 1994 as the Laffite Society in Galveston, Texas, as a study and social group researching the lives, descendants and associates of ...
  • Stephen Curley Papers, 1939-2007 

    Curley, Stephen (1939-2007)
    Author and English faculty member at Texas A&M University at Galveston. Graduate of Fordham University (B.A.); and Rice University (Ph.D.) Contains subject and chronological files pertaining to the research for the book, ...
  • Aaron Robert "Babe" Schwartz Papers 

    Schwartz, Aaron Robert "Babe" (1967)
    Aaron Robert “Babe” Schwartz, Texas state senator, lawyer, and professor, was born to Russian immigrant parents in Galveston, Texas on July 17, 1926. Schwartz taught Ocean and Coastal Law at The University of Houston Law ...
  • Jacques Cousteau (left) and A.R. "Babe" Schwartz (center) at the dedication of the Texas A&M Oceanography Building in 1973 

    Unknown (1973)
    Jacques Cousteau (left) and Texas State Senator Aaron R. "Babe" Schwartz (center) at the dedication of the Texas A&M University Oceanography Building in College Station, 1973.
  • Donna Callenius Lang Collection 

    Lang, Donna Callenius (1991)
    Vice President for Academic Relations, Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG). TAMUG Graduate (1988). Two volumes of photographs, news clippings, brochures, handouts and other memorabilia from the 1990 and 1991 Summer ...
  • William H. Hall Collection 

    Hall, William H (1973)
    Graduate of Texas A&M University (Ph.D., 1973); Faculty member at Texas A&M University, College Station and Galveston and University of Houston at Clear Lake. Voyage journal; photographs (slides and captions); class records ...
  • Galveston Bay Water Quality Survey Records, 1962-1976 

    -- (1976)
    An organization established by the Texas Water Pollution Control Board under the direction of the State Health Department and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to monitor water quality in the Galveston Bay area. This ...
  • Thomas L. Linton Collection 

    Linton, Thomas L (1988)
    Retired faculty from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station; current faculty at Texas A&M University at Galveston in the Marine Resource Management graduate program. This ...

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