News & Announcements

Did you know that the digital collections include items topically related to nearly every country in the world?  Use our "Explore by Locations" feature to find things about a particular place.
Posted Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 6:32pm
Did you know that metadata in the digital collections can help you find similar items?  Take advantage of the"clickable" fields in our item records.
Posted Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 5:53pm
We acquire born digital newspaper PDF print masters in an effort to preserve and make these more recent newspaper issues publicly available on The Portal to Texas History.  Even though these newspapers are not old, they are still historic--representing the timeline of a community's existence.
Posted Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 4:19pm
Taken in 1903 and 1907, these gelatin silver prints document lumber production activities near Diboll in East Texas.
Posted Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 3:49pm
Over 94,000 issues of historical Texas newspapers are currently available on The Portal to Texas History. Here are some tips for searching within this incredible archive.
Posted Monday, July 30, 2012 - 6:55pm
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
Take a break and meet friends at the Cyber Café where you can eat, drink, and chat! Stop in for...
Posted Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 4:15am
The UNT Rare Book and Texana Collections is home to a pamphlet written by revolutionary war era journalist
Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 8:00am
The Media Library's Gaming Collection circulates video games and gaming equipment including consoles, accessories, and kits.
Posted Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - 3:41am