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Pena-Chireno Family Papers

Identifier: A-0024

Scope and Contents

The collection contains letters from Isabel Chireno to her parents, and from the Mother Superior of Sacred Heart to Mrs. Chireno. The Mother Superior in these letters may be Rosalie Pepin (Sister Mary Euphrosine), who was in charge of the Convent of the Sacred Heart at the time of Sister Maria Theresa's death, on August 31, 1874.


  • Creation: 1800-1936


Language of Materials

The collection is in English and Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Biographical or Historical Information

Isabel Chireno, daughter of Luis and Gregoria Chireno of Nacogdoches County, went to the Convent of the Sacred Heart, Clarksville, Texas. She was known as Hermana (Sister) Maria Teresa.


0.50 Cubic Feet


This collection consists of 168 items described in five folders and housed in one clamshell box. The collection is organized at the item level.

Guide to the Pena-Chireno Family Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository