SAN ANTONIO MISSIONS
Proceedings of the 1984 And 1985 San Antonio Missions Research Conferences
1986
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Towers of Mission Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción. Established in 1731, this mission is the oldest unrestored church in the United States. Photo, courtesy San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau.

In Memoriam

Editor's Preface


1986 TEXAS SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION

The San Antonio Missions During the Texas Revolution

San Antonio Missions Declared Property of the Church by The Republic of Texas


PRESENTATIONS MADE AT THE THIRD ANNUAL MISSION RESEARCH CONFERENCE, 1984

Welcome and Amenities
     M. Antoinette Garza, Director, Library Services
     Our Lady of the Lake University

The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park: Highlights in Administration, 1978-1985
     Jose A. Cisneros, Superintendent
     San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Our Lady of the Lake University and Historical Preservation: A Tradition of Support for the San Antonio Missions
     Sister Maria Carolina Flores, C.D.P., M.A.
     Old Spanish Missions Research Library

Mission Colonial Influence on Architectural Design in Contemporary San Antonio
     Jesse Fernandez, M. Arch.
     San Antonio, Texas

The Franciscan Experience in the Missions of Primeria Alta, 1767-1921
     James M. Murphy, Attorney
     Southwestern Mission Research Center
     Tucson, Arizona

Eraclito Lenarduzzi and the Restoration of the San Jose Mission Facade in 1947: The Man and His Mission
     Gilbert R. Cruz, Ph.D.
     San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

The Indians of the San Antonio Missions: Their Origin and Acculturation
     T. N. Campbell, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus
     Department of Anthropology
     University of Texas at Austin

The Influence of the Beef Industry at the Spanish Missions in Texas on the Colonial American Revolution
     Robert H. Thonhoff, M.A., author
     The Texas Connection with the American Revolution, 1981

A Progress Report on the New Handbook: Gathering Information on the Missions and Texas Heritage in General
     Roy R. Barkley, Ph.D.
     Research Editor, Handbook of Texas
     Texas State Historical Association
     Austin, Texas

Archeological Investigation and Findings at the San Antonio Missions: An Overview
     Daniel Fox, M.A., author
     Traces of History: Archeological Evidence of the Past 450 Years, 1984
     Austin, Texas

Past and Present Perspectives on the Texas Missions
     Gilberto M. Hinojosa, Ph.D.
     College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
     University of Texas at San Antonio


PRESENTATIONS MADE AT THE FOURTH ANNUAL MISSION RESEARCH CONFERENCE, 1985

Introductory Remarks
     Jose A. Cisneros, Superintendent
     San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

Indians and Missionaries of the Southwest During the Spanish Years: Cross Cultural Perceptions and Misperceptions
     Bernard L. Fontana, Ph.D., Director
     Southwestern Mission Research Center
     University of Arizona, Tucson

An Architectural Overview of the Spanish Missions of Texas
     Eugene George, M.A.
     Department of Architectural Engineering
     University of Texas at Austin

Thirty Years of Service: Harvey Smith and Restoration of the San Antonio Missions, 1934-1964
     Harvey Smith, Jr., M.A.
     San Antonio, Texas

Distant Roots of the Texas Mission Tradition
     Kieran McCarthy, OFM, Ph.D.
     Southwestern Mission Research Center
     University of Arizona, Tucson

Map: San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
(click on image for a PDF version)


This publication was printed through a grant from Burlington Northern, Inc.



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