Volume 3: Western United States
Texas: TX-20

El Paso County Historical Society. Jane Burges Perrenot Research Library
603 West Yandell Street
P.O. Box 28
El Paso, TX 79940

Phone: 915-533-3603


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.


Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries

Marquette Archives