Munday Library

Archives & Special Collections



University Archives

(1885-Present) Materials documenting the journey of St. Edward's University from its founding in 1885 as a humble private Catholic school to the present day’s world-renowned university. Items include administrative records, athletic records, president’s papers, university and student publications, the personal and professional papers of significant alumni and personnel, theses and dissertations, photographs, audio-visual materials, memorabilia, scrapbooks, clothing, and news clippings. The Archives were founded around this collection in 1958 by Brother Philip Odette, C.S.C. This collection also contains the records of:

  • Maryhill College
  • St. Edward’s University High School
  • St. Edward’s Military Academy

Texas Craft Brewing Collection

(1990s-Present) These collections tell the story of craft brewing in Texas. It is comprised of several collections, including:

  • The Steve Anderson Papers (1990s-2015) A pioneer in the Austin craft brewing scene, Steve Anderson opened Waterloo Brewing, the first modern and legal brew pub in the city in 1993. He later served as brewmaster at Live Oak Brewing and would open Big Bend Brewing in 2012. Steve passed away in 2015.
  • Texas Craft Brewers Guild Records The TCBG is an organization that promotes Texas craft beer, educates the public about the qualities and attributes of craft beer, and advances the common interests of Texas craft brewers. The Guild has over 250 brewery members throughout Texas.
  • Brewing Books and Periodicals A collection of regional newsletters, such as Southeast Brewing News and the Austin Beer Guide, in addition to rare books on the trade.
  • Rabbit Hole Brewing Records A brewery out of Justin, Texas, which closed in 2020. The Rabbit Hole Brewing Records contain invoices, photographs, and ephemera from the business’s years in operation.
  • The Texas Craft Breweries Collection A collection of ephemera from several dozen breweries throughout the state of Texas.

Moreau Province Archives

This collection includes the papers of the Brothers of Holy Cross for the Southwest and Eastern Provinces, which has since been amalgamated into the Moreau Province.

Vatican City Postage Stamps

(1929-2010) A complete set of stamps issued by the Vatican City’s post office from its inception in 1929 through 2010. The majority of the stamps are in mint condition and the set includes several rare pieces.


(circa 1400s) These books contain chants sung by the cantor, congregation, and choir at mass.

The Art of the Holy Cross Brothers

During their downtime, many of the Brothers of the Holy Cross took on creative projects such as painting, sketching, or sculpting. This collection includes many pieces by Br. Hilarion Brezik, founder of the Art program at St. Edward’s University.

WWI Flour Sack Art

Donated by the Captain and Mrs. Albert Moulckers, this collection includes over two dozen flour sacks which were used as canvases for painters in Belgium when supply lines were closely guarded during World War One.

Dr. William P. Glade Collection

Materials from Dr. William P. Glade, distinguished economist. The collection contains over 100 linear feet of monographs, articles, working papers, chapters, reprints, reports, etc. dealing with the role of the state or public sector including public enterprises.

William E. Fredeman and Betty Coley Fredeman Collections

Materials produced by or related to American printer Thomas Bird Mosher, Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and Dante Rosetti.

The Dr. Warren Roberts Collection

The Roberts Collection is comprised of several hundred books, pamphlets, criticism, periodicals, and other materials relating to D.H. Lawrence and his literary circle, as well as numerous late 19th century and early 20th century literature and travel book collections.

The Edward N. And Sharon Meyer Jazz Collection

Approximately 2,500 long-playing jazz records, many of which were produced prior to 1945, and supporting materials including bound volumes of jazz enthusiast magazines and journals, including Jazz Journal, Storyville, Coda, and Cadence.

The Benjamin Conroy Jazz Collection

(circa 1920s-1930s) 843 jazz recordings on 78 RPM records.