GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Texas: TX-53

San Antonio Mission National Historic Park. Headquarters
2202 Roosevelt Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78210

Phone: 210-534-8833
Email: See website (Contact Us)

 

Hours: See website

Access: No restrictions

Copying facilities: Yes 

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: ca. 1700-ongoing

Volume: Ca. 1 cubic foot 

Description: The records at San Antonio Missions National Historic Park pertain to the Spanish Franciscan mission sites of Nuestra Señora de la Purisima Concepción de Acuña (Caddo, Coahuiltecan, Mestizos), San Francisco de la Espada (Caddo, Coahuiltecan, Mestizos), San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo (Apache, Caddo, Coahuiltecan, Karankawa, Mestizos), and San Juan Capistrano (Caddo, Coahuiltecan, Mestizos) missions, San Antonio, Texas. Because the holdings are not arranged according to a classification scheme, the description is by record type.

 

/1 Oral Histories

Inclusive dates: 1998

Volume: 20-30 interviews

Description: Audio recordings with some transcriptions; interviewed by J. Gilbert Quezuda.

 

/2 Bexer County Land Records

Inclusive dates: 1736-1838

Volume: Few reels of microfilm

Description: From Bexar County Courthouse, San Antonio, Texas.

 

/3 Franciscan Colegio de Zacatecas

Inclusive dates: 1700s-1800s

Volume: 30 reels of microfilm 

 

/4 “Laredo [Municipal] Archives”

Inclusive dates: 1749-1896, undated

Volume: 15 letters within 15 reels of microfilm

Description: Re: Franciscans, Jesuits, and concerns by Laredo about Comanche and Apache Indians; from St. Mary’s University. Blume Library, San Antonio, Texas.

 

/5 Photograph Collection

Inclusive dates: Unknown

Volume: Several (includes copies)

Description: Includes copies of images from the University of Texas, San Antonio, Institute of Texan Cultures. 

 

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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