News & Announcements: Collection Highlight

Historical researchers from several universities are using primary source material from Texas digital newspapers to study slavery in the years before the Civil War. One innovative project places runaway slave advertisements on Twitter and then links back to the newspapers to provide context. 
Posted Friday, October 31, 2014 - 8:58pm
Recently, the Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) reached two million pages of Texas newspapers on The Portal to Texas History.  Made digitally available from microfilm, physical pages, and PDF e-print editions, the newspapers offer a glimpse into daily life in Texas from 1829 to the present.
Posted Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 11:12pm
The Portal to Texas History, administered by UNT Libraries to provide access to more than 385,000 digitized books, photographs, maps, newspapers, letters and other historic materials, has been name
Posted Friday, June 20, 2014 - 1:51pm
The Resource Center LGBT Collection: 50 Years of LGBT History digital exhibit presents materials selected from the Resource Center LGBT Collection of the UNT Libraries and document
Posted Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 10:20am
Some of the most popular items in UNT's digital collections illuminate the lives of these well-known outlaws.
Posted Friday, May 23, 2014 - 12:04pm
During a visit to her small East Texas hometown, Cathy Hartman, associate dean for the University of North Texas Libraries, was surprised to learn from a fellow restaurant customer that he had seen the 1924 teaching contract of her aunt, Pearl Vinson.
Posted Friday, April 18, 2014 - 3:41pm
Among the digitized physical objects in the Portal is a collection of uniform patches from city and volunteer fire departments all over the state of Texas.
Posted Friday, March 28, 2014 - 6:07pm
We have recently added to the Portal a scrapbook compiled by Hilda L. Hugon from 1916-1918 during her junior and senior years at North Texas. 
Posted Monday, February 17, 2014 - 8:50pm
The origin of the phrase “letting the cat out the bag” is not clear.
Posted Monday, February 17, 2014 - 1:42pm
When the creators of the Oscar-nominated movie “Dallas Buyers Club” needed to better understand the AIDS crisis among the city’s gay community during the 1980s, they only had to c
Posted Monday, February 10, 2014 - 10:34am