Volume 3: Western United States
Texas: TX-1

University of Texas at Arlington. Special Collections
702 College Street
P.O. Box 19497
Arlington, TX 76019

Phone: 817-272-3000
Email: See website

Alternative website: See -- Texas Archival Resources Online


Hours: See website

Access: See website 

Copying facilities: Yes 


Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1777-1964  

Volume: Approximately .2 cubic foot  

Description: 3 collections.


/1 “Adina De Zavala Papers, Collection number GA16-GA17”

Inclusive dates: 1878-1964

Volume: Few documents  

Description: Correspondence, legal documents, literary works, clippings, and artifacts from an historian and preservationist of the San Antonio de Valero (The Alamo) Mission, San Antonio, and other Franciscan missions in Texas; in Spanish.   


/2 “Linares, Nuevo León Collection, Collection number GA 132-137” 

Inclusive dates: Between 1777-1839

Volume: Few letters 

Description: Includes select records (copies) of the Diócese de Nuevo León (now Arquidiócesis de Monterey), Mexico, a few of which may pertain to Franciscan missions in Texas; in Spanish.  


/3 “Texas Missions Research Notes, Collection number GA 153”

Inclusive dates: ca. 1928-1932 Volume: 4 folders 

Description: Notes and clippings, re: architecture of Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo and other Spanish Franciscan missions, San Antonio, Texas.


Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives. However, Marquette’s holdings, e.g. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, include related records about these Native and Catholic groups and places.


Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries

Marquette Archives