The Barrister’s News was the student paper for St. Mary’s University School of Law during the 1950s and 1960s. From founding to present, the School of Law was the only law school in the greater San Antonio region, with no other law schools located South of the school.
The Republic of Texas Session Laws includes the text of acts and resolutions passed by the government of the Republic of Texas to become law. This collection also includes Translation: Laws, Orders and Contracts, on Colonization, From January 1821, up to 1829; In Virtue of Which, Col. Stephen F. Austin Introduced and Settled Foreign Emigrants in Texas.
The Texas Historical Association features the Texas Historian, one of the few historical journals in the nation dedicated to publishing the work of secondary students. This magazine contains the writings of Texas's outstanding student historians and features news and events involving Junior Historian chapters and participants.
The Stella Hill Memorial Library presents its collection of the weekly newspaper, The Alto Herald. The issues presented cover the period from 1909-1966. Hard copies and microfilm have long been a favorite research source, but digitization, funded by the Tocker Foundation, will make the material more readily available to the public.
In 1873, Issac H. Julian relocated from Indiana to San Marcos, Texas. After having published a newspaper in Eastern Indiana for 14 years, Julian quickly bought the only existing paper in Hays County, the San Marcos Times.
The Fort Worth Public Library contributes materials from its local history collections for the grant "Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures." The collection includes books and souvenir guides about early Fort Worth, and a photograph album by Lewis D. Fox featuring street scenes and parades. Images include the 1936 parade for President Roosevelt, the Armistice Day Parade of 1936, 1939, 1943, and the opening of Casa Manana.