Also in 1970, the SRT began supporting the Spanish Texas Microfilm Center, located then at Presidio La Bahía in Goliad, under the direction of Miss Carmen Perry.The Kathryn Stoner O'Connor Mexican Manuscript Collection is named in honor of Kathryn Carlisle Stoner O'Connor.
She died in Victoria on February 8, 1979, and was buried at River Ranch in Refugio.
In 1980 a collection of rare documents about Texas-Mexico history, owned by the Sons of the Republic of Texas and housed at the University of Texas at San Antonio, was named in her honor.
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.
The collection includes government documents, financial records, legal petitions, political and ecclesiastical decrees, wills and legal testaments, and personal and business letters.
There is a broad array of topics covered in the collection, including information on government, politics, finances, work, religion, social status, marriage and family, and numerous other subjects of social and historical interest.
Many of the documents were addressed to the municipal district of Tulancingo, in the city of the same name, which is located in the Mexican state of Hidalgo, northeast of the Federal District of México.
Perhaps the most significant document in the collection is a contemporary manuscript copy of the Articles of Surrender signed by William B.
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.