GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
El Paso County Historical Society. Jane Burges Perrenot Research Library
603 West Yandell Street
P.O. Box 28
El Paso, TX 79940
Hours: See website
Access: No restrictions
Copying facilities: Yes
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1744-1990, undated
Volume: Ca. .2 cubic foot
Description: Within 5 collections.
/1 “Catherine A. Schafer Scrapbook, 043-1996-06”
Inclusive dates: 1943
Volume: 1 photograph
Description: Black and white print, re: St. Joseph Mission, Mescalero New Mexico.
/2 “Cross Photograph Album, 043-1996-1”
Inclusive dates: Undated (before 1920)
Volume: 5 photographs
Description: Our Lady of Mount Carmel ([Ysleta] Tiwa) Mission, El Paso, Texas.
/3 & 4 [combined] “Catholic Churches, 055” and “Missions, 012”
Inclusive dates: ca. 1922-1990, undated
Volume: Approximately 135 images
A. Corpus Christi de la Isleta [now Our Lady of Mount Carmel] ([Ysleta] Tiwa) Mission, El Paso, Texas, ca. 1922-1990, 1 drawing, 32 photographs, and 5 postcards
B. El Paso-Juárez Souvenir Folder, postcards of Our Lady of Mount Carmel ([Ysleta] Tiwa) Church, El Paso, Texas, undated (before 1920), 2 postcards, and Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Church, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, 6 postcards
C. General and unidentified missions, El Paso area, Texas, undated, 2 drawings and 3 photographs
D. Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe Church, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, undated (before 1920), 31 photograph and 2 postcards
E. Nuestra Señora de la Limpia Concepción del Socorro (La Purísima) Mission, Socorro, Texas, ca. 1920-1992, undated, 1 drawing, 49 photographs, and 1 postcard; includes photographers Rev. Ernest J. Burrus, S.J., and Rev. Ramon Duran
F. Nuestra Señora la Luz (El Orcoquisac) Mission, Wallisville, Texas, ca. 1920-1928, 1 photograph
G. San Antonio de Senecú Mission, El Paso, Texas, undated, 1 photograph
H. San Juan Capistrano Mission, San Juan Capistrano, California, undated, 1 photograph
/5 “Maps, 076”
Inclusive dates: 1744, undated
Volume: 3 maps
Description: Maps (copies) of the following:
A. 076-1992-55: Missions established, 1695-1696, by Padre Kino, S.J., undated
B. 076-1993-255: Presidios established, 1772, in the New Mexico and Texas borderlands, undated
C. 076-1995-333: Missions, churches, and settlements of the Rio Grande by Fray Miguel Menchero, O.F.M., 1744
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.