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Map Collections from the University of Texas...

Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

This map collection from the University of Texas at Arlington features more than 5,000 maps that document the greater Southwest. The collection includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers.

Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

Marfa, Diversity in the Desert

The Marfa Public Library contributes its collection of photographs that document the local history of Marfa and the surrounding area. Images include photographs of many families, including the Crosson, Contrera, Cordova, Chavarria, Campos, Cline, Love, Vasquez, Porter, Jordan, and Rivera families. Also featured are photos of the ghost town of Shafter, and pictures of the set for the movie "Giant."

Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters

Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters

The Mary (Mrs. Anson) Jones Letters features a large collection of personal letters from the University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections dated between 1866 to 1882, discussing local affairs, family and friends. After Anson Jones's death, there were issues relating to land claims and taxes on land owned by the family. The bulk of the letters are to Mary Jones's son, Cromwell Anson Jones.

Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

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, in 1866. The photographs document ranching history, ranching practices and changes in the land.

McKinney Democrat-Gazette

McKinney Democrat-Gazette

Representing sixteen titles, the McKinney Democrat-Gazette Collection on the Portal to Texas History spans 54 years, from 1880-1934. Published from 1884 to 1906, The Democrat comprises the bulk of the McKinney titles, of which nearly the entire run is available.

McMurry Chieftain

McMurry Chieftain

The McMurry Chieftain is the alumni newsletter from McMurry University in Abilene, Texas. The newsletter features information about events at the school and news about the university's students, staff, and alumni.

McMurry Council Fire

McMurry Council Fire

The Council Fire is the student handbook of McMurry University in Abilene, Texas. It includes information about the school's rules and regulations as well as general information about student governance, campus life, and activities.

McMurry University Catalogs

McMurry University Catalogs

The McMurry University Library presents their collection of University catalogs that range from 1923 to present day. The catalogs describe teh governance, faculty, course offerings, and campus life of McMurry College.

McMurry University Yearbooks

McMurry University Yearbooks

The Totem yearbook, 1924-2006, for McMurry College in Abilene, Texas, is the University yearbook, presenting a record of student and campus life during the previous academic year. Included are photographs, formal and candid, of students, faculty, administrators, staff, student organizations, social clubs, athletic teams, Homecoming, and other special events. The Totem is published annually.

The Megaphone

The Megaphone

Southwestern University’s student newspaper began in 1907 when students came before the faculty asking for their support in starting a student newspaper.

Meridian Tribune

Meridian Tribune

Through a collaboration with the Meridian Library and the Tocker Foundation, these original issues of the Meridian Tribune, starting in 1886, are now being preserved.

Mexia Newspaper Collection

Mexia Newspaper Collection

The Mexia Newspaper Collection on The Portal to Texas History represents Mexia, Texas, starting in 1902.

Mexican American Family and Photo Collection

Mexican American Family and Photo Collection

The Houston Public Library's Mexican American Family and Photo Collection reflects a wide range of families and individuals through photographs and documents that capture business and work experiences, festivals and community events, daily life and individual achievements. Some examples include: the 1928 Rice Institute graduation photo of Primitivo L. Nino; 1940s photographs of the Rusk Settlement House for Mexican-American Immigrants; photographs of workers and working conditions, students, educational, and church events.

The Mexican Revolution on the Border:...

The Mexican Revolution on the Border: Primary Sources from El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso and the El Paso Public Library present a collection of primary source items relating to the Mexican Revolution. The collection includes 15 books and 10 postcards dating from 1910 to 1919.

The Mineola Newspaper Collection

The Mineola Newspaper Collection

Spanning multiple titles and representing Wood County, Texas, the Mineola Newspaper Collection depicts the rich center of publishing that was Mineola, Texas, at the turn of the century. When two railroad lines, the Texas and Pacific and the International Great-Northern, competed to reach Mineola in 1873, the International Great-Northern won by reaching the town fifteen minutes before its competitor.

Museum of the Gulf Coast

Museum of the Gulf Coast

The Museum of the Gulf Coast collection contains over 400 photographs and postcards depicting Jefferson, Harris, and Orange counties from the 1890's to the present day. Musical performance photographs include Glenn Wells, Jesse James and His Boys, Johnny Winter, Tex Ritter, the Boogie Kings, and many more. Other images display various people and places such as Spindletop, Texaco refineries, parades, and beaches.