June 14th, 2017
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New Collections on the Portal

Edward A. Clark Texana CollectionOne of the largest special collections in the nation among schools of Southwestern’s size, the Edward A. Clark Collection was a gift of more than 2,400 volumes donated in 1965 from the private collection of Ambassador Edward A. Clark. It is rich in printed materials for the period… (more).


Senator John G. Tower CollectionJohn Goodwin Tower, a Southwestern alumnus, represented Texas in the United States Senate from 1961 through 1984. Before his retirement, he named Southwestern University as the official repository for his papers. The approximately 800 linear feet of materials primarily reflect… (more).


Lee College Oral HistoriesThis collection is actually three collections in one.
The Baytown World War II Collection, consists of 20 oral histories of World War II veterans which was done as part of a fiftieth anniversary of World War II.
The Baytown Veteran’s Oral History Collection is a series of approximately 100 interviews of Baytown veterans.
The Oral Histories of the Citizens of Baytown is a series of approximately 70 interviews of… (more).


News from the Portal
Call for Submissions: The Portal to Texas History

Rescuing Texas History Mini-Grants 2017

The Portal to Texas History at the University of North Texas is accepting applications for its Rescuing Texas History Mini-Grant program. Each approved applicant will be provided up to $1,000 of digitization services all of the materials will be scanned at UNT Libraries and hosted on The Portal to Texas History.  Both newspapers and archival collections are considered for digitization.

Find more information about the mini-grants here.


From the UNT Digital Library
The Boerne Star (Boerne, Tex.), Vol. 45, No. 10, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 16, 1950

The Boerne Star is the latest newspaper being added to the Texas Digital Newspaper Program in The Portal to Texas History. This issue is fronted by stories about musical performances, the bowling league, and a wedding. Read more here!








[News Script: Bus drivers vote]

This is a script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Fort Worth bus drivers voting to not join a union. This collection is constantly adding new news scripts, photos and clips. Check out more in the Digital Library, here.



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