Want to help The Portal to Texas History out? Interested in giving a bit of your time to meet with some researchers?
The Portal to Texas History is currently recruiting participants from the Dallas / Fort Worth area for a usability study to examine the new design interface. Your participation in this study will help to improve access to digital primary source objects by giving us information about navigation and function of the Portal. Your participation will benefit all researchers who utilize this website. This will require approximately 30 minutes of your time and a visit to Willis Library at the University of North Texas.
If you are interested in participating, please email Dianne Jansing. Your input is greatly valued!
recently added Collections …
Texas Gulf Coast Register/South Texas Catholic Newspapers
Bishop Thomas J. Drury established the Texas Gulf Coast Register, predecessor to the South Texas Catholic, in May 1966 as the official organ for the Diocese of Corpus Christi, which at that time covered the area south of a line running from Corpus Christi to Laredo. The newspaper’s name was changed to the Texas Gulf Coast Catholic in 1970 and eventually… (more).
Hopkins County Area Newspapers
The Hopkins County Area Newspaper Collection serves as the digital repository for The Cumby Rustler, The Daily News Telegram, Hopkins County Echo, and The Sulphur Springs Gazette. The Hopkins County Genealogical Society holds the physical editions for the majority of the… (more).
Bell Helicopter RecordsThe Bell Helicopter Records Collection contains a selection of images from a much larger collection of Bell Helicopter materials available in tangible form in the UNT Libraries’ Special Collections. The Bell Helicopter Records document seventy-one years of Bell Helicopter Textron’s corporate history. The collection includes manuscript materials such as corporate memos… (more)
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Three Questions with Tom Phillips
1. How important is the Portal in your teaching, learning or research?
Very: I am researching the late 1881 court martial of Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper held at Fort Davis, Texas. He was the first African American graduate of West Point (1877) and… (more).
Vote for new background banners for the Portal
You know those nifty background images we use at the top of the Portal to Texas History? Now’s your chance to help us select the next round of banners that we use. Take the survey!
The Office of Technology Assessment Collection includes quarterly and annual reports, catalogs, and internal OTA documents such as orientation materials. The items in this collection were produced between 1979 and 1998. For the many interesting topical publications produced by OTA, please see the OTA Legacy collection available via the CyberCemetery… (more).
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