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Diocese of Corpus Christi Collection (DCC), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556
"History of the Diocese of Corpus Christi, Texas" by Sister Mary Xavier Holworthy (a Master's Thesis at St. Mary's Univesrity of San Antonio, Texas, August 1939); and a map of the Diocese of Corpus Christi associated with the thesis.
The Vicariate Apostolic of Brownsville, established in 1874 with Bishops Dominic Manucy (1874-1884) and Peter Verdaguer (1890-1911) as its Vicars Apostolic, became the Diocese of Corpus Christi in 1912. Paul J. Nussbaum, C.P., served as its first bishop (1912-1921) and Emmanuel B. Ledvina as its second (1921-1949).