History of Ysleta del Sur Pueblo
Travel Down the Mission Trail
Scholars' Bookshelf
Missions Bibliography
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Ysleta Bibliography
Roster of El Paso Area Tribal Leaders
Native American Water Use Chronology
Tigua Military History
Early Accounts & Bibliography
Tigua Participation at Texas State Fair
Travel Links & More
Ysleta Land Grant Chronology
Acknowledgments / Resources
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Margo, Adiar W.
1982    Nuestra Señora del Paso del Norte - Its Foundation, Construction, and Decoration: 1668-1982. MA Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Mbutu, Stephen K., Ph.D.
2002    The Socorro Mission Restoration Project: Excavation in the Baptistery and Archaeological Monitoring Around the Church Exterior, By Stephen K. Mbutu, Ph.D., with contributions by David Camarena Garcés, John A. Peterson, Principal Investigator, February 2002, 70-page unpublished report in binder.

Metz, Leon
1999    El Paso Guided Through Times, Mangan Books, El Paso.

Mission Valley of El Paso
1995    Mission Valley of El Paso, A Plan of Action, produced by The Mission Valley Steering Committee May 1995, unpublished report in binder, 52-pages (Planning document recognizes the historic legacy of the Mission Valley and concerns public transportation, health, education, housing, and employment and economic development for Ysleta, Socorro, San Elizario, Clint, Fabens, Tornillo, Cuadrilla and Sparks. Recommendations – Ysleta, build libraries and museums p. 24. Mission Trail communities: Economic Development –Tourism and Mission Trail p. 28, improve signage, enhance tourism industry and related employment and business opportunities, p. 30 – cultural events and promotion and museums for cultural preservation and education as well as preservation of historic sites and teach history and cultural resources).

Mission Valley Tourism Assessment (See Texas Dept. of Economic Development Tourism Divison 2000).

Morrow, Herbert C.
1981        “The Mission Trail: History, Architecture, Cultural Heritage, and Historic Preservation of the Lower Valley of El Paso, Texas, A Historic Preservation Plan,” by Herbert C. Morrow, Director, Historic Preservation West Texas Council of Governments and The Mission Trail Advisory Committee, Patrick O’Rouke, Chairman, Ann Enriquez, Vice Chairperson, December 1981.

New Mexico (Santa Fe Archives)
        Spanish Documents concerning New Mexico and the El Paso area; New Mexico Records Center, Santa Fe.

Nickem, S.B.
1896    “An Ancient Frontier Town – Ysleta Is One Of The Queerest Communities In The Country,” San Francisco Chronicle, In: Washington Matthews Papers, Navaho Museum of Ceremonial Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Owens, Sister M. Lilliana, S.L.
1951    Reverend Carlos M. Pinto, S.J., Apostle of El Paso 1892-1919, Jesuit Studies-Southwest, Number Two. Revista Catolica Press, El Paso.

Peterson, John A, David O. Brown, and Dana Anthony (edited by).
1992         Archaeological Survey of the Socorro Mission and Mesa Verde Nieghborhoods, El Paso County. Contributors: Dana Anthony, David O. Brown, Michael W. Davis, David Driver, Amy C. Earls, Robert C. Everett, Stephen A. Hall, Herbert C. Morrow, Teresa Lee Myers, Christian B. Nightengale, and John A. Peterson. Prepared for El Paso County Lower Valley Water District Authority. Prepared by Archaeological Research Inc., El Paso, and Hicks & Company, Austin, Texas.
1992        “El Valle Bajo: The Culture History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of El Paso,” in Three Volumes: Vol. I; Culture and Environment in the lower Valley; Vol. II: The Culture History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of El Paso, and Vol. III: Oral Histories in Socorro and San Elizario, prepared for El Paso County Lower Valley Water District Authority by Archaeological Research Inc.

Peterson, John A., Timothy B. Graves and David V. Hill
2002        “The 1995 San Elizario Plaza Archaeological Project,” John A. Peterson, Timonthy B. Graves and David V. Hill, Editors, Texas Antiquities Permit No. 159, The University of Texas at El Paso, March 2002, El Paso, Texas, 279 pages.

Peticolas, A.B.
1984    Rebels on the Rio Grande, The Civil War Journal of A.B. Peticolas, Edited by Don E. Alberts, University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Philips, John
1931    “History of Ysleta, Texas,” August 1931 (Note: typed unpublished manuscript; copy from Grace Long; photocopy in American History Center, Austin, Texas).

Porter, Eugene O.
1973        San Elizario A History, Jenkins Publishing Company, Drawings by José Cisneros, The Pemberton Press, New York.

Reurion, Carlos and Pablo Olivera
1992    “Historic Missions Restoration,” Vol. 1, University of Texas at El Paso, Special Collections.

Rowland, Thomas
1984    The Search For The Old Socorro Mission. MA Thesis unpublished, The University of Texas at El Paso, 61-pages.

Santiago, Guadalupe and Miguel Angel Berumen
2004        La Misión de Guadalupe, Cuadro Cuadro Imagen y Palabra, Breumen y Muñoz editors, Printed by Monarch Litho, Ciudad Juárez (131 pages color and black/white images).

Scholes, France V.
1929     “Documents For The History of The New Mexican Missions In The Seven-teenth Century,” New Mexico Historical Review, 1929, Part III, Vol. IV, No. 2, pp. 195-201.

The Supply Service of the New Mexican Missions in the Seventeenth Century, New Mexico Historical Review, 5(1): 93-115, (2) 186-210 Pg. Albuquerque, New Mexico

1935    Civil Government and Society in New Mexcio in the Seventeenth Century, New Mexico Historical Review, 10:71-111.

Schroeder, Arthur H. and Dan S. Matson

1965   A Colony on the Move, Gaspar Castaño de Sosa's Journal 1590-1591, The School of American Research, Alphabet Printing Co., Salt Lake City (196 pages).

Schuetz, Mardith K.
1980    The Archaeology of Mission Socorro, Unpublished Archaeological Report Compiled by Skip Clark.

Skaggs, Amelia Montes
1990    The Bells of San Eli, by Amelia Montes Skaggs and Dr. Samuel R. Skaggs, Coordinator Professor Emeritus New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Sonnichsen, C.L.
1968    Pass of the North, Four Centuries on the Rio Grande, Texas Western Press, The University of Texas at El Paso, 467-pages.