Volume 3: Western United States
Texas: TX-59

Baylor University. The Texas Collection and University Archives
One Bear Place #97142
Waco, TX 76798

Phone: 254-710-1268
Email: See website (Main page)


Hours: See website

Access: No restrictions

Copying facilities: Yes 


Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1730-1792, undated  

Volume: 5 maps

Description: The “Texas Collection of Maps” includes the following, which note the location of missions in northern New Spain. 

1. “Exploration and Settlement of Northern New Spain 1518-1776, TCM 46,” undated; re: Texas, New Mexico, California, and Florida with notations on locations of missions (Franciscans and Jesuits) and presidios

2. “San Xavier Missions, TCM 48,” 1750; re: Franciscan missions in Texas

3. “Presidio de San Antonio, TCM 47,” 1730; re: Presidio and Franciscan missions San Antonio de Valero and San Jose y San Miguel

4. “L'ancien et le nouveau Mexique avec la Floride et la Basse Louisiane, partie occidentale, TCM 43,” 1778; re: Missions (Franciscans), churches, American Indian tribes, and trails from California to the Mississippi River

5. “La Sierra Corda y costa de el Seno Mexicano Jurisdicions, TCM 49,” 1792; re: Franciscan missions and roads in Texas


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