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Purchased in 1855 from F. Muhr by Ferdinand Flake, Die Union, under multiple titles, served the Galveston area until 1872 as Texas' first German-language newspaper. As the name indicates, Die Union was a pro-Union, antislavery newspaper; Flake represented a small, elite minority of educated liberals. He published his liberal opinions in multiple Texas newspapers, including Die Union.
This collection contains Texas reference maps generated by the U.S. Census Bureau that denote census blocks and other areas for which the Bureau compiles information to show the correlation between geographic areas and census data. The maps include some roadways, railways, geography, hydrography, and other features to aid in identifying particular locations. Specifically, the collection includes county block maps from 1990, 2000, and 2010, as well as the block maps generated under public law P.L.94-171 for 2010 that include legislative and voting districts.
The University of North Texas Archives collection features early images of North Texas State Normal College (now the University of North Texas), faculty and students. The Archives also contributed materials to the collection From Republic to State: Debates and Documents Relating to the Annexation of Texas, 1836-1856.
Explore over 100 years of UNT's football history in this collection that spans from 1906 to the present. In 1906 UNTâ€™s first football team took to the field, and over the next century the team obtained some incredible successes such as its first bowl game win on December 21, 1946 against the College of the Pacific in the Optimist Bowl. UNT would move on to other bowl games: the Salad Bowl (precursor to the Fiesta Bowl), the Sun Bowl, and the New Orleans Bowl.
Legendary players such as Ray Renfro, Abner Haynes, Richard Gill, and Joe Greene drove UNT to even greater accomplishments.
This collection features the University of North Texas yearbooks which include photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Originally called the Cotton-tail, the yearbook started in 1906. In 1907 the title was changed to the Yucca which was published every year through 1974 when university support for the yearbook was discontinued. Between 1977 and 1980, a shorter, student-led publication titled Wings was issued in place of university-sponsored yearbooks. The title changed to the Aerie when university support was reinstated for the yearbook in 1982. Publication ceased after the 2007 edition.
The USGS took over responsibility for mapping the country in 1879 and has been the primary civilian mapping agency of the United States ever since. This collection features the best known USGS maps which are the 1:24,000-scale topographic maps, also known as 7.5-minute quadrangles for the state of Texas.