May 19, 2016
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recently added Collections …

Humble Echo

The Humble Echo was the primary newspaper for Humble, Texas The newspaper started in 1942, and it provides a window into Humble life through local news, ads for local companies, as well as personal memos from local townspeople to their loved ones fighting in the war. The Humble Museum has digitized the earliest… (more)


McFaddin-Ward House Museum

The McFaddin-Ward House Museum has provided photographs, documents, and historic postcards from the family’s collection. The mission of the McFaddin-Ward House Museum is to preserve and interpret… (more)


South Belt Ellington Leader

The South Belt/Ellington Leader has been publishing a weekly newspaper continuously since February of 1976. The Leader is free of charges and is distributed in stores and public places within its service area in southeast Houston. The Leader has always been owned by persons living and working in the South Belt area. The newspaper’s founding publisher is … (more)


Congratulations to the Texas Digital Newspaper Program!
4 Million Pages and Counting
As of May 2nd, we celebrate 4 million pages preserved in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program, and we have some tidbits for you to help us celebrate!

The Texas Digital Newspaper Program would not exist without the generous support of many contributors, including those groups who provide newspaper content for inclusion and those who provide funding to add more newspapers every day. These groups include the National Endowment for the Humanities, who selected UNT Libraries as the National Digital Newspaper Program institution for Texas, for three… (more)


from the UNT Digital Library


Starting with the year 2000, this collection contains selected issues of The HEXAGON of Alpha Chi Sigma. This national professional fraternity was founded in 1902 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and now has over fifty collegiate and professional chapters across the United States. The collection includes the “Rediscovery of the Elements” sesquidecade… (more)



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