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Archives and Genealogy

  • Archive 1
  • Archive 2
  • Archive 3
  • Archive 4
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Archives and Collections

The Heritage Center Archive will house artifacts and collections from the Polish American Congress of Texas, the Polish American Priests Association, SANYO (San Antonio Youth Organization), artifacts from Bishop John Yanta’s ministries, as well as personal and family collections. The archive will also house collections of artifacts and documents donated and loaned by parishes, individuals, and other sources.

Genealogy Room / Library

Genealogy Room and Oral History Collection

The Genealogy Room will offer computer stations for visitors to access records of the first Silesian immigrants to Texas. Families of descendants who have participated in the ongoing photo collection efforts will be able to access selected images from the collections they have provided of family members over the decades.

An oral history collection area will be available for families to record family stories.

Library and Reading Room

The library will house collections of books in both Polish and English on a range of subjects from Polish and Silesian history, religious and Catholic studies, Texas Silesian Parish histories, folk art, folk stories, and travel books. Rare books will be available for scholarly research.


Links to Additional Resources

The Father Leopold Moczygemba Foundation

Panna Maria, Texas

Polish Genealogical Society of Texas

Silesian Texans

The Polish Museum of America
Chicago, Illinois

Catholic Archives of Texas

Polish American Council of Texas