The Portal to Texas History hosts an ever-growing collection of digital newspapers published between 1829 and the present day. Here are a few gems I’d like you to know about: Saturday, December 12, 1835, “Camp Before Bejar,” Telegraph and Texas Register On December 4, 1835, after a reconnaissance expedition in the southwest, Ben Milam learned… Read more »
Monthly Archives:: January 2013
1 Million Pages!
By the end of this February, we will have ingested a total of 1,000,000 pages of Texas newspapers to The Portal to Texas History: TDNP Collection. Because a newspaper represents its community, and an entire newspaper run is an ever-growing map of community identity, digital preservation and open access to newspapers is incredibly valuable to… Read more »
Beyond the Bytes, Winter 2013
Beyond the Bytes Winter 2013 Proud to Represent Texas! The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) invited The Portal to Texas History to become a partner and join a distinguished list of ten service hubs across the country to provide online access to their digital collections. DPLA’s mission is to offer a single point of access to millions of items,… Read more »