GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
El Paso Public Library. Border Heritage Section
149 West First Street
El Paso, TX 61738
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.