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The Missions of Texas

Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing information about the history of missions in Texas including San Miguel del Socorro, Isleta del Sur, San Francisco de los Tehas, Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo, San Francisco de la Espada, Mission Nuestra Senora de la Purisima Concepcion de Acuna, San Antonio de Bexar, and others, mentioned geographically.
Date: 1936
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: Mission San Francisco de La'Espada

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of Mission San Francisco de La'Espada in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1935
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout, January 9, 1911]

Description: Postcard from Lillian Graves to Ora and Junia Roberts Osterhout discussing Lillian's recent trip home. She apologizes for not being able to see them while she was there, but her mother was sick. There is a picture of the San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio, Texas on the front, and the description printed on the back says "This is the original Parish Church and the oldest of all these Spanish Mission churches which was erected by public subscription in 1732, and it was on the roof of this building that Santa Anna mounted his cannon in besieging the Alamo in 1836. The postcard is addressed to Misses Ora and Junia Osterhout in Belton, Texas, and it is postmarked San Antonio, January 9, 1911.
Date: January 9, 1911
Creator: Graves, Lillian
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Historic Marker Application: Old Ysleta Mission]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Old Ysleta Mission, in El Paso, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1985
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
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Partner: Texas Historical Commission

"The Alamo"

Description: Map of the Alamo showing the "Ground plan compiled from drawings by Capt. B. Green Jameson, Texan Army, January, 1826,Col. Ignacio de Labastida, Mexican Army, March, 1836, Capt. Ruben M. Potter, United States Army, 1841."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Refugio Mission"

Description: One of 8 maps of battle sites of the Texas Revolution drawn to accompany A.J. Houston's 1938 volume "Texas Independence"; this map shows "Ground plan of the original buildings, with walls enclosing the cemetery"
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum