Volume 3: Western United States
Texas: TX-21

El Paso Public Library. Border Heritage Section
149 West First Street
El Paso, TX 61738

Phone: 915-212-0355
Email: See website


Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1808, 1880s-1940s, 1955, unknown

Volume: Several items



/1 Aultman, Otis A., Photo Collection

Inclusive dates: 1880s-1940s

Volume: Some items

Description: Believed to include images pertaining to Native American Catholics (e.g. Tiwa) in the El Paso area; see Photographs from the Border: The Otis A. Aultman Collection, 1977.


/2 Records of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe del Paso del Rio del Norte Mission, Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Inclusive dates: Unknown

Volume: Several items possible

Description: Microfilmed records that are believed to include records pertaining to Native Americans in nearby areas of New Mexico and Texas.


/3 Online maps of Texas and adjacent lands, which note Native American (e.g. Tiwa) homelands, settlements, and churches:

Inclusive dates: 1808, 1908, 1915, 1955

Volume: 4 maps


A. Texas and Adjacent Regions in the Eighteenth Century, 1915; identifies Native homelands (e.g. Apache, Comanche, Wichita, Caddo), missions, and settlements

B. Spanish-Texas, no. 655, 1808; identifies location of Native American homelands (e.g. Comanche), missions, and settlements

C. El Paso Quadrangle, Texas (El Paso County), 1908, identifies Native American (e.g. Tiwa) missions and settlements

D. Ysleta Sheet 4747, 1955, illustrates El Paso County with Native American (e.g. Tiwa) settlements and churches


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