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The Story of Corpus Christi

Description: This book describes the history of Corpus Christi through sketches of persons and events in the history of the city. According to the preface, it does focuses less on the history than on the people, "presenting in plain narrative form, a recountal of the days when Corpus Christi was young, of the trials and tribulations that fell to the lot of her residents in the war periods, and finally to emerge as a fast growing a progressive city of the Southland" (p. v).
Date: 1916
Creator: Sutherland, Mary A. & Harrison, Frank B.
Item Type: Book

North Beach Study for the City of Corpus Christi

Description: Report discussing floods and sediments near Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, based on data gathered between 1927 and summer 1956. It includes specific measurements and analyses, broken into sections under three phase headings: (1) Floods of North Beach: Record, Causes, Types and Probability, (2) Sedimentation and Maintenance, and (3) Area Flood Protection by Strengthening Barrier Islands.
Date: August 10, 1956
Creator: Price, W. Armstrong
Item Type: Report

Memorandum: Hurricane Flood Protection Hearing

Description: Memo released by the City of Corpus Christi, Texas to announce a public hearing to be held in the city regarding hurricane flood protection for the city and surrounding areas. The text also outlines the general problems that will be addressed during the meeting and various proposals and statements related to the topic.
Date: October 25, 1961
Creator: Corpus Christi (Tex.)
Item Type: Text