[Treasures of UNT Glass Display, 4]

One of 27 photographs in the series: Treasures of UNT exhibit available on this site.

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Photograph of a portion of the "Treasures of UNT" exhibit, in observance of Denton's Sesquicentennial. This display houses UNT memorabilia, including an University of North Texas Banner. A Scrappy the Eagle figurine, water color set, UNT cooler mug and medals engraved with the Clock Tower.

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1 photograph : col.

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Mears, Michelle M. 2007.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Photographing UNT and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of a portion of the "Treasures of UNT" exhibit, in observance of Denton's Sesquicentennial. This display houses UNT memorabilia, including an University of North Texas Banner. A Scrappy the Eagle figurine, water color set, UNT cooler mug and medals engraved with the Clock Tower.

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1 photograph : col.

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The exhibit was held in the UNT Archives Reading Room in Willis Library. It was organized to celebrate the sesquicentennial anniversary of the City of Denton in 2007 and featured artifacts from the UNT artifacts collection.

Treasures of UNT officially opened January 24 (Wednesday), 2007. Michelle Mears, UNT archivist (former), said many of the items on display were donated to the Archives by alumni or past faculty members. The exhibit includes a large number of Green Jackets memorabilia from the estate of Beulah Harriss, a physical education faculty member who founded the women's spirit and service organization in 1925. Other items include class rings, maces used by past presidents and Homecoming artifacts.

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  • Preferred Citation: University Photography Collection (U0458), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Photographing UNT

"Photographing UNT" depicts images of various buildings, events, and ceremonies from the University of North Texas in Denton. Faculty, staff, students, and community members can be seen in the photographs as well.

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Drawn from the UNT Archives, these photographs depict images of University of North Texas football, UNT alumni and alumni events, and images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.

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  • 2007

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  • July 30, 2017, 2:37 p.m.

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  • Oct. 31, 2017, 10:21 a.m.

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Mears, Michelle M. [Treasures of UNT Glass Display, 4], photograph, 2007; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc987345/: accessed August 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.