City of San Antonio
Historian and archeologist Kay Hindes has worked as the City Archeologist for the City of San Antonio since 2003. She received her B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin and has conducted a variety of cultural resource studies. A specialist in Spanish Colonial mission archeology and archival research, Hindes was instrumental in the locating the site of Mission San Saba as well as identifying the second location of Mission Espiritu Santo (41VT10) in Victoria. She is the author of The Rediscovery of Santa Cruz of San Sabá, A Mission for the Apache in Spanish Texas (Texas Historical Commission and Texas Tech University). She recently received the Texas Historical Commission’s Award of Merit in Archeology for her contributions to historical preservation.