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Recent Submissions

  • 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, 1976- 

    Laffite Society (1976)
    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 ...
  • Donald E. Harper, Jr. Research Files 

    Harper, Donald E Jr (1999)
    Professor Emeritus and Head of Marine Biology at Texas A&M University at Galveston (1975-2006). The bulk of the collection consists of the records and gathered data from various research projects, studying the ecology of ...
  • F. Hermann Rudenberg Collection 

    Rudenberg, Frank Hermann, 1927-1994 (1994)
    Dr. Frank Hermann Rudenberg (1927-1994) was Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Medicine and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Texas Medical Branch, 1958-1994. These ...
  • Moving the Laffite Society publications from CD to the Web 

    Wiest, Natalie (2012-05-22)
    This working document guides users inputting back issues of serial publications to the Online Journal System of the Texas Digital Library. Texas Digital Library uses DuraSpace to create its web presence. Document created ...
  • Sammy Ray Papers, 1964-2013 

    Unknown author (1964-2013)
    Sammy Ray was a Professor Emeritus and longtime employee of Texas A&M University at Galveston. The collection consists of records documenting the establishment of the Texas Maritime Academy in Galveston, Texas, files on ...
  • John Parker Papers, 1973, 1978-1979, 1991 

    Parker, John (1973, 1978)
    Three letters pertaining to John Parker’s service as Secretary on the Board of Visitors and letters and materials pertaining to Texas Clipper cruises. Correspondents include: William H. Clayton (Dean, Texas A&M University, ...
  • Peter J. LaValle Papers, 1958-1966 

    LaValle, Peter J. (1958-1966)
    Correspondence, minutes, reports and a menu from Gaidos restaurant pertaining to the establishment of the Texas Maritime Academy located in Galveston with the help of legislators and local businessmen. The correspondence ...
  • William H. Clayton Papers, 1968-1969, 1976 

    Clayton, William H (1968, 1969)
    Dr. William H Clayton was appointed the first Dean of Texas A&M University's College of Marine Sciences and Maritime Resources. He spent 15 years with the University as Chief Executive Officer and is regarded a leader in ...
  • Frank G. Malik Collection 

    Malik, Frank G. (1949)
    This collection of papers of Frank G. Malik documents some of his career as a chemical engineer with Mobil Oil Company in Beaumont, his service in the Naval Reserve, 8th District, New Orleans, LA, and as a leader and ...
  • J. Morgan Wells, Aquanaut 

    Wells, J. Morgan (1965)
    Morgan Wells was an aquanaut on both SeaLabII (1965) and Tektite II (1970). While on both missions, he writes to "Debb" about life at the bottom of the sea. While onboard Tektite II, the crew experienced an earthquake, ...
  • Gulf Agency, Inc. Collection 

    -- (1939)
    The Gulf Agency, Inc. Collection was donated to the Williams Library at Texas A&M University at Galveston by the Moore Memorial Library of Texas City, TX.
  • SS Texaco Oklahoma Collection 

    -- (1958)
    The collection of copies of testimony and exhibits of the Marine Board of Investigation concerning the loss of the SS Texaco Oklahoma and 33 lives on March 27, 1971 was donated to Texas Maritime Academy by Lt. R.B. Harden, ...

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