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House Committee on Housing of Artifacts Found Off Padre Island - 61st R.S. (1969)

Committee: House Housing of Artifacts Found Off Padre Island
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: A report to the House of Representatives of the 62nd Legislature / by the House Interim Study Committee on the Housing of Artifacts found off Padre Island.
Subjects: Historic preservation | Historical monuments | Museums | Ships and shipping |
Library Call Number: L1836.61 H817
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View report [72 pages  File size: 2,691 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Work with the eventual custodian of the Spanish treasure in arranging for its display appropriately near the site where the discovery was made, either in the existing museum in Corpus Christi, Texas, or in a new museum established at the site of the discovery on land which has already been tendered to the State of Texas as a gift for this purpose.
2. The Committee shall also direct that markers be placed at the actual site of the sunken ships, so that tourists visiting the museum may see them and the area will become second only to the Alamo as a tourist attraction.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Housing of Artifacts Found Off Padre Island
Title: Transcript, Museum for Spanish Treasure Committee [January 9, 1970]
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 H817M 1/70
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [25 pages  File size: 62,123 kb]

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