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Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Spanish Missions in Texas and California Collection, 1691-1825



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Spanish Missions in Texas and California
Title: Spanish Missions in Texas and California Collection
Dates: 1691-1825
Abstract: Composed of seven volumes of typescripts and Photostats of narratives and a report, the Spanish Missions in Texas and California Collection, 1691-1825, documents the activities of various Spanish missions in Texas and California between the 17th and 19th centuries.
Extent: 7 vols.
Language: Materials are written in Spanish and English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

Composed of seven volumes of typescripts and Photostats of narratives and a report, the Spanish Missions in Texas and California Collection, 1691-1825, documents the activities of various Spanish missions in Texas and California between the 17th and 19th centuries. Missions represented in the volumes include Nuestra Señora de los Delores de la Punta, Nuestra Señora del Refugio, San Antonio de Valero, San Sabá, San Francisco Xavier, and San Juan Capistrano. The narratives shed light on Spanish relations with Native American tribes, such as the Apache, as well as religious and military activities, while also providing biographical sketches of missionaries, such as Alonso Giraldo de Terreros and Francisco Garcés. A report penned by Miguel Sevillaro de Pardes chronicles his experiences as well as economic and social conditions at the Mission Nuestra Señora de los Delores de la Punta.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Casanas, Francisco de Jesus Maria
Garcés, Francisco Tomás Hermenegildo, 1738-1781
Pardes, Miguel Sevillaro de
Terreros, Alonso Giraldo de
Subjects
Apache Indians -- History
Indians of North America -- California -- History
Indians of North America -- Texas -- History
Missions and Missionaries -- Texas -- History
Missions and Missionaries -- California -- History
Places
California -- History -- To 1846
Mission San Antonio de Valero -- History
Mission San Francisco Xavier -- History
New Spain -- History
Nuestra Señora del Refugio de la Bahia (Refugio, Tex.) -- Archives
Nuestra Señora de los Delores de la Punta -- Archives
San Juan Capistrano (Calif.) -- History
San Sabá Mission -- Archives

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Spanish Missions in Texas and California Collection, 1691-1825, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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2Q236 Mission Nuestra Señora de los Dolores de la Punta, 1727
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2Q237 Mission Nuestra Senora del Refugio de la Bahia, Mission of San Saba,Casanas, Fray Francisco de Jesus Maria, Mission work in California of Fray Francisco Garcés, 1691-1825

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