Repository Tours


Presidio Gallery, Texas A&M Special Collections

Bexar County Archives, 1st Floor, 126 E. Nueva

San Antonio, Texas 78204


Collections date from 1519 to the present, and document San Antonio and Texas history, with emphasis on 1836-1846. The archives house the Daughters of the Republic of Texas archives (formerly at the Alamo), as well as La Prensa Spanish-language newspaper archives.

University of Texas Health Science Center 

University Archives and Special Collections

Nixon Medical Historical Library, Briscoe Library, 5th Floor

7703 Floyd Curl Dr., San Antonio, Texas 78229 


Collections document the origins, development, programs, policies, and collections of the University as well as the history of medicine in South Texas.


McNay Art Museum Archives

6000 N. New Braunfels Ave. 

San Antonio, Texas 78209


Collections include administrative records, photographs, publications, exhibit catalogues; papers and photographs of Marion Koogler McNay and her life at Sunset Hills, and affiliated persons and organizations. This tour will include a viewing of the exhibition HemisFair 68’: San Antonio’s World’s Fair featuring archival materials on loan from UTSA Libraries Special Collections.

Happy Foundation

411 Bonham

San Antonio, Texas 78205

Collections are dedicated to furthering the intellectual and artistic awareness in the gayBLT community, and includes publications and subject files.


Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word
Archives and Heritage Center

4707 Broadway St. 

San Antonio, Texas 78209


Collections include international administrative, personnel, and ministry files, from 1869 to the present. Activity in San Antonio missions, schools, and hospitals is well-documented.

Transportation is provided for all tours except for the Happy Foundation which is a walking tour. Those who are interested in this tour but require transportation, contact kristinerobbb@gmail.com for accommodations.

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