November 9, 2016
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Anthology: A Student Forum for Prose, Poetry, and the Visual ArtsThe Tarleton State University Anthology publishes poems, short stories, creative non-fiction, scripts, musical scores, art, sculpture, and photographs – basically anything creative that can be scanned for publication… (more).


The K.K. Legett Collection
The K.K. Legett collection contains the papers of Kirvin Kade Legett (1857-1926), and his son, Kade Bryan Legett (1889-1946). K.K. Legett came to Taylor County for the first time in 1879, where, he became one of Abilene’s leading men. He was a founder of Simmons College, now Hardin-Simmons University, and… (more).


Denton Chamber of Commerce Collection
The collection contains documents, photographs, letters, newspapers, sound recordings, home movies, and promotional films that document the Chamber’s activities from 1938-1998. The majority of these records concern a campaign… (more).


In the News
New Image of Davy Crockett Discovered in Fort Worth Museum
One afternoon last month, Dreanna Belden, the assistant dean for external relations at the University of North Texas library system, was about to leave work for the day when she noticed a voicemail message on her office telephone. The message was from a woman who claimed to have identified a photograph she had seen on UNT’s Portal to Texas History, a massive online archive of historical resources aggregated from hundreds of museums and historical associations around the state. “You have a picture on the portal that says ‘Face of a man,’” the message said. “I know who that man is, and I think you’re going to want to talk to me.” (more)
From the web
Three Questions with Ben Davis2. How have Unique Collections changed the way you approach your research, teaching or learning? 

Using the Portal has made me aware of the various types of material that can augment architectural research, for instance keyword searches have revealed valuable information buried within documents I would not have otherwise thought to search. In developing the stories associated with some of Texas’ earliest structures I was able to learn more about the people for whom they were built and in some cases… (more).

from the UNT Digital Library

[The Leon Breeden Collection]

This collection contains a series of scrapbooks and memorabilia from the collection of Leon Breeden, jazz educator and legendary director of the UNT jazz program. Breeden chaired the division and… (more).

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