University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Mexican Army of Operations in Texas Collection, 1835-1849



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Unknown Creator
Title: Mexican Army of Operations in Texas Collection
Dates: 1835-1849
Content Abstract: Collection of eight manuscripts and two newspapers relating to the Alamo, the Texas Revolution, López de Santa-Anna, and Mexican generals Vicente Filisola and Adrián Woll. Various places, 1835-1849.
Identification: MS 333
Extent: 0.1 linear feet (9 folders)
Language: Materials are in Spanish and English
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Sketch

The manuscripts were created by various influential men, including López de Santa-Anna, Vice-President Valentin Gomez Farias, and Mexican generals Vicente Filisola, Adrian Woll, Joaquin Ramirez y Sesma, and Jose Urrea.


Scope and Content Note

Contains eight manuscripts and two newspapers relating to the Alamo, the Texas Revolution, López de Santa-Anna, and Mexican generals Vicente Filisola and Adrian Woll. Dating from 1835 through 1849, the manuscripts include correspondence, military orders, and a decree that gives insight into the Mexican Army during the Texas Revolution. The two newspapers are 1836 issues from the San Luis Potosi government newspaper, La Opinion.


Organization of Collection

Correspondence and Related Documents

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on the materials for research purposes, and the collection is open to the public.

Usage Restrictions

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Farias, Valentin Gomez.
Filisola, Vicente.
Santa-Anna, López de.
Sesma, Joaquin Ramirez y.
Urrea, José Francisco.
Woll, Adrian.
Subjects
Alamo, Battle of the, San Antonio, Tex., 1836.
Mexico--Newspapers.
Sieges--Texas.
Texas--History--Revolution, 1835-1836.
Texas--History--Revolution, 1835-1836--Campaigns.
Locations
Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico
San Luis Potosi
Genres/Formats
Correspondence.
Manuscripts.
Newspapers.
Local Subjects
Mexico/Mexican History
Military
San Antonio History
Texas History

Related Materials

Related materials may be found in the Filisola Vicente and José Francisco Urrea Manuscripts, MS 334, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mexican Army of Operations in Texas Collection, MS 333, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from Sloan’s Rare Books of Austin, Texas in May 2010 (Acc. 2010-018).

Purchased from Almagre Books of Santa Fe, New Mexico in July 2010 (Acc. 2010-032).

Processing Information

More detailed processing is not anticipated at this time.


A Guide to the Mexican Army of Operations in Texas

Correspondence and Related Documents

Box Folder
1 1 Decree, modification of the Texas colonization law of 1830, April 11, 1834
2 Correspondence from Joaquin Ramirez y Sesma to José Francisco Urrea, February 7, 1835
3 Military orders to the Ministerio de Guerra y Marina from López de Santa-Anna, June 1, 1835
4 La Opinion, Periódica del gobierno de San Luis Potosi, September 16, 1836, December 15, 1836
5 Correspondence from Vicente Filisola to Lieutenant Colonel Rafael Calvo, September 3, 1839
6 Correspondence from Vicente Filisola to Lieutenant Colonel Rafael Calvo, October 10, 1839
7 Recommendation of Lieutenant Colonel Ignacio Rubin by Adrian Woll, August 30, 1840
8 Correspondence to Archbishop Manuel Moreno y Poven from Vicente Filisola and others, February 28, 1849
9 Anonymous military biography of Mexican Army soldier, undated