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Manuscripts Collection

More than 440 linear feet including Mexican and Spanish Manuscripts, 1519-1881, which contain records from the Archivo General y Público de la Nación in Mexico City and Spanish documents found in American repositories.

Manuscritos de los Conventos concern the history of Mexican religious orders and their missionary activities in Texas. The group consists of records from: Archivo de la Catedral de San Fernando in San Antonio, 1703-1880; Archivo de la Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe del Paso del Rio del Norte and Archivo de la Catedral de Ciudad Juárez, (El Paso area), 1730-1899; and Archivo de la Iglesia de San Augustín de Laredo, 1767-1989.

Episcopal (i.e., Bishops) Collection, Diocesan, Parish, Clergy, Religious Orders and Catholic Institutions manuscripts are growing collections at the Archives.

 
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