Very few documents are from the 20th century with less than forty documents dated 1940 or later.
The latest document is a brief biography of Count Bernardo de Galvéz, a pamphlet printed in 1987 for the bicentennial anniversary of his death in 1786.
Descriptive Summary Historical Note Scope and Content Note Organization of Collection Restrictions Index Terms Administrative Information Notes to Researchers Viceroys of New Spain, 1535-1822 Description of Series Series 1. In 1922, the organization was reactivated in Houston by Odin M. The society now maintains more than 55 chapters in various cities throughout Texas.
Kings, Emperors, Popes, Viceroys and Presidents, 1489-1921 Series 2. Its objectives were then, as now, to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who founded Texas, to encourage research, to promote the observance of Texas holidays, to preserve and mark historical sites, and to foster comprehensive knowledge of the state. Jones, the society was influential in securing funds for construction of the San Jacinto Monument.
Selected material in this collection has been digitized and is available in our digital collections.
This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room.
Government documents include items by or about the Kings of Spain; two emperors of Mexico (Iturbide and Maximillian); Viceroys of Mexico; Presidents of Mexico and the United States.
The first series is organized initially by office; then by name of the individual King, Pope, Viceroy or President; and lastly by date.
Excerpted from "A Brief History of the Sons of the Republic of Texas" by the Sons of the Republic of Texas, and "Kathryn Carlisle Stoner O'Connor" by Louise S.
O'Connor in The Sons of the Republic of Texas Kathryn Stoner O’Connor Mexican Manuscript Collection is made up of 5,400 printed and manuscript documents, periodicals, pamphlets, and broadsides, predominantly written in Spanish, and ranging in date from the 16th through the 20th-centuries.
Kathryn (Kate) Carlisle Stoner O'Connor, preservationist, philanthropist, and historian, was born on February 11, 1883, on her family's ranch in Victoria County.
She is remembered primarily for her role in the restoration and preservation of Nuestra Señora de Loreto Presidio (Presidio La Bahía) in Goliad. O'Connor received many honors for her work with historical preservation and religious charities.
Fannin at the Battle of Coleto (Texas) on March 20, 1836.