UTSA Special Collections acquires, preserves, and provides access to personal papers and organizational/business records that document the diverse histories and development of San Antonio and South Texas.
We currently hold over 7,700 linear feet of personal papers and organizational/business records. These primary sources provide first-hand documentation and evidence of the events, decisions, ideas, and actions that have shaped the development of San Antonio and South Texas.
Strengths of the collection include
- African Americans
- LGBTQ Communities
- Mexican Americans
- San Antonio History
- Urban Development & Growth
- Women’s History
Pictured above: Correspondence from the Albert A. Peña, Jr. Papers, MS 37