The Texas HistorianThis picture depicts the Hambrick Plantation, which is considered haunted by residents of the Tyler area. The Texas Historian, one of the few historical journals in the nation dedicated to publishing the work of secondary students, features plenty of stories about local haunts like this that you can’t find anywhere else. (more)
KXAS-NBC 5 News Collection
KXAS was the first television station in Texas and the Southwest when it signed on as WBAP-TV on September 27, 1948. This collection features photographs, video, and over 12,000 scripts from news broadcasts just like this one, covering a news story about four youths spending the night in a supposedly haunted abandoned house in Dallas on a bet, discovering $2,500 in cash and securities in a stack of old newspapers, and being arrested after… (more).
University Photography Collection
Drawn from the UNT Archives, this collection of photographs features images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.This picture depicts Bruce Hall, a UNT dorm that is known as one of a few haunted buildings on campus. (more)
From the web
Tarleton, Stephenville libraries partner to digitize historic local newspapersBy digitizing the back issues of the local newspapers, researchers, students and everyday citizens will have quick, easy access to a wealth of historical data, including genealogical records such as marriage, birth and death notices, as well as advertisements, property transactions and editorials.
Once digitized, the 1882-1992 newspapers will be housed online in the Portal to Texas History digital library, maintained by the University of North Texas. The database provides an excellent digital home for researchers, historians and… (more).
from the UNT Digital Library
[The Texas Folklore Society Collection]
You won’t have to look very far in this collection to find ghosts or ghouls.This collection of Texas Folklore Society publications contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including stories about folk… (more).