About this collection
This collection includes more than 5,400 printed and manuscript documents from the 16th to the 20th centuries, documenting the social, political, and religious life in central Mexico. Documents include items by or about the Kings of Spain, two emperors of Mexico, Viceroys of Mexico, and Presidents of Mexico and the United States. Other items include financial records, personal and business correspondence, censuses, and maps.
For more information, see the Collection Guide.
Kathryn Stoner O'Connor
The collection is named in honor of Kathryn (Kate) Carlisle Stoner O'Connor, a preservationist, philanthropist, and historian, best remembered for her role in the restoration of Nuestra Señora de Loreto Presidio (Presidio La Bahía) in Goliad, Texas.
The Sons of the Republic of Texas
The Sons of the Republic of Texas seeks to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the founders of Texas and to foster comprehensive knowledge of the state. The SRT purchased this collection in 1976 and later deposited it with UTSA Libraries.
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