On February 1, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln signed the 13th Amendment, officially outlawing slavery in the United States.
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January 28, 2017 marks the dawn of the Year of the Rooster! You can learn all about Chinese New Year history, traditions, and celebrations from the resources available from UNT Libraries.
The Portal to Texas History's photo of Davy Crockett was recognized by his great-great-great granddaughter, leading to an exciting discovery of a piece of Texas history.
Welcome to 2017 and an exciting new semester at UNT Libraries!
There is more to borrow from the UNT Libraries than just books! Check out some of the other items you can borrow on your next visit.
It's the start of a new year and a new semester - don't forget to appreciate the squirrels!
Liz Carmack is a writer, editor, researcher and consultant. She authored Historic Hotels of Texas: A Traveler’s Guide and Rodeo Austin: Blue Ribbons, Buckin’ Broncs and Big Dreams, both published by Texas A&M University Press. Liz serves as Senior Communications Specialist for the Texas Association of Counties in Austin. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Oklahoma State University and her master’s degree in mass communications from the University of Leicester in Leicester, England.
Students, faculty and staff gathered in Willis Library to "paws & relax" for finals.
Dr. Andrew Yox is the Honors Director at Northeast Texas Community College.
The University of North Texas Libraries invite applications for the 2017 Research Fellowships in UNT Special Collections and The Portal to Texas History.