News & Announcements: Collection Highlight

Waco community members have been submitting names and locations for unidentified photographs in the Mike Cochran collection.  The Portal hopes to use more crowdsourcing to preserve segments of history that would otherwise be lost.
Posted Monday, July 30, 2012 - 6:14pm
One of more than 12,000 maps in The Portal to Texas History, this image shows Mexico dominating the southwest and an "unexplored region" in the northwest (now San Francisco).
Posted Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 6:11pm
“Nothing has been left out of here except a brief mention of the spawning habits of the lamprey eel and a recipe for fried grits.” – Don Gillis, The Unfinished Symphony Conductor (1967)
Posted Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 1:37am
On a university campus, "May" is nearly synonymous with "graduation" for those lucky students who have completed their programs. There is no shortage of materials in The Portal to Texas History and the UNT Digital Library documenting commencement exercises, including historical UNT ceremonies.
Posted Friday, June 8, 2012 - 6:21am
Nearly a hundred rare World War II-era War Department Manuals are now available in the UNT Digital Library--providing us with a snapshot of Army life and an understanding of the equipment and field techniques used during the war.
Posted Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 7:00pm
So just what is the Carpa Cubana?  Basically, they were circus performers.
Posted Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 7:00pm
Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2010 - 6:00pm
The Portal to Texas History Launches Redesigned Web Site
Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 7:00pm
DENTON (UNT).   It’s history in the making as two dynamic proponents of Texas history join
Posted Monday, May 25, 2009 - 7:00pm
In early September, the Portal to Texas History team uploaded 67 volumes of early Texas law.  The Texas Reports contain decisions of the Supreme Court of the State of Texas beginning in
Posted Sunday, July 20, 2008 - 7:00pm