H. P. N. Gammel's The Laws of Texas charts Texas law from colonization to statehood and reveals Texas's history during crucial times in its development. The complete set, volumes 1 - 33 are available. Funding for the first 10 volumes was provided by the TexTreasures program.
The Texas Ranger thrived during the period between the Annexation of Texas and the Civil War. The columns held personal-interest stories, local, national and international news, advertisements, legal notices, local meetings, and poetry. This newspaper is part of the Early Texas Newspapers project with a partnership between the University of North Texas and the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.
The San Antonio Express was first published in 1865, taking its name from the Alamo Express, a Union newspaper whose press had been destroyed by secession sympathizers in 1861. H. Pollman and Augus Siemering began the paper as a weekly, changing it to a daily in 1866. The paper is still in print today as the San Antonio Express-News.
The Sherman Daily Democrat is a daily newspaper published in Sherman, Grayson County, Texas. The newspaper included local, state, and national news as well as advertising.
The University of North Texas Press was founded in 1987 and published its first book in 1989. Though it is the newest university press in North Texas it has quickly become a leading press with the most titles in print (more than 300) and published (15 to 16 each year).
Twenty women organized the Palacios Library on June 15, 1910. At the end of the year the library had 104 members, 325 books, and $150 in the treasury. The library was originally housed in a narrow framed building, which was once the town box ball alley.