GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Texas: TX-51

Mission San José y San Miguel
701 East Pyron Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78214

Phone 210-922-0543

 

History: Mission San José y San Miguel has had many parishioners of Native American descent (e.g. Coahuiltecan, Karankawa, Mestizos).

1720-1824 (closed)

Franciscans (College of Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe de Zacatecas, Mexico City, Mexico) established and administered San José y San Miguel de Aguayo Mission (Apache, Caddo, Coahuiltecan, Karankawa)

1859-1868

Benedictines (St. Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, Pennsylvania) reopened and administered San José y San Miguel

1872-ca. 1889

Holy Fathers of Notre Dame (unknown) administered San José y San Miguel intermittently   

1876-1911

San Antonio diocesan priests attended San José y San Miguel from San Francisco de la Espada 

1911-1922

Claretians (Western Province, Los Angeles, California) attended San José y San Miguel from San Fernando Cathedral, San Antonio

1922-1931

Redemptorists (formerly St. Louis; now the Denver Province, Denver, Colorado) administered San José y San Miguel

1932-present

Franciscans (Sacred Heart Province, St. Louis, Missouri) have administered San José y San Miguel

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: [1932?]-ongoing

Volume: Many entries among multiple volumes 

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for parishioners of Native American descent at Mission San José y San Miguel.

 

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.

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