Beyond the Bytes, May 17, 2017

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May 17th, 2017   New Collections on the Portal Private Papers of Daniel Kempner ThorneFamily papers from the first and second generation of the influential Kempner Family of Galveston. Handwritten letters from February 1898 – March 31, 1899 from Daniel Webster Kempner to his mother Eliza Seinsheimer, and brother Isaac Herbert Kempner during an extended… Read more »

Beyond the Bytes, May 3, 2017

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May 3rd, 2017   Featured on the Portal Orange Area Newspaper CollectionThe Orange newspaper was published in Southeast Texas under a variety of names including The Orange Tribune, Orange Weekly Tribune, Southeast Texas Journal, Tribune Southeast Texas Journal, Daily Tribune and the Orange Daily Tribune, to name a few. The archive copies retained by the… Read more »

Beyond the Bytes, April 19, 2017

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April 19, 2017   New to the Portal Rescuing Texas History 2016The 2016 edition of Rescuing Texas History is a compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials that give a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries. Materials in this collection… Read more »

New Texas Borderland Newspapers Added to TDNP

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The Junction Eagle Masthead

This TDNP post was written by our own Project Coordinator, Sarah Lynn Fisher. Having just celebrated her ninth year working in the UNT Digital Libraries Division, she has served in the Digital Newspaper Unit for seven of her nine years as a coordinator for multiple newspaper grant projects. Currently, Sarah Lynn is working on a… Read more »

Beyond the Bytes, April 5, 2017

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April 5, 2017   New to the Portal Texas & Pacific Railway Collection The Texas and Pacific Railroad Collection is comprised of historic photographs of Abilene, clippings from the WWII era “Camp Barkeley News”, and archives (including photographs, maps, timetables, and correspondence) from privately donated Texas and Pacific Railway archives… (more).   Denton Municipal CollectionFeatures… Read more »