In 1916, Mildred Paxton, Raymond Foy and Horace Blackwell initiated and promoted the idea of a weekly student paper at Hardin-Simmons University. The Brand began weekly publication on October 13, 1916. Foy and Blackwell sold advertising to support the project. The class of 1917 donated a printing press to the college for Brand use. This collection features issues from 1916-1989.
The town of Mexia, Texas was named for the Mexia family who received a land grant that included the site of the town in 1833. The town was formed in 1870 and settlement began when the Houston and Texas Central Railway was completed in 1871. The Mexia Newspaper Collection on The Portal to Texas History represents Mexia, Texas starting in ...
The University of Texas at San Antonio presents Il Messaggiero Italiano, a weekly Italian language newspaper published in San Antonio and Galveston, Texas. The newspaper was published between 1907 and 1913.
The Fort Hood Sentinel/Armored Sentinel is the post newspaper for the army base at Fort Hood, Texas. Fort Hood was established in 1942 as Camp Hood. The newspaper collection starts in 1953 as no copies of the earlier editions have been located.
Lambshead Ranch, one of Texas' most historic cattle ranches, is still owned and operated by the direct descendants of Judge J.A. and Sallie Reynolds Matthews, the author of the chronicle, Interwoven. The Reynolds and Matthews were pioneer ranchers and trail drivers who arrived in East Texas in the 1850's and at the Clear Fork of the Brazos River ...
The Collin County Genealogical Society provides access to the Collin Chronicles, its annual publication. The issues run from 1981 and provide transcripts of historical materials, local cemetery information and general research resources. They have supported digitization of multiple newspaper titles in the Texas Digital Newspaper Program, including the McKinney Democrat-Gazette, the Frisco Journal, the Sachse Sentinel, the Wylie News, the Sachse News, and the Plano Star-Courier.