Fellow researchers, as a scholar, historian and professor emeritus at Austin College, I have taught and written about Texas history for more than four decades. In doing this work, I've relied extensively on primary source materials to help illustrate and bring the rich history of our state alive. Content within UNT Libraries' Portal to Texas History does just that! The Portal has brought Texas' history to my fingertips, further augmenting my class presentations, with key images that inspire students and encourage lively discussion. Simply put, the Portal to Texas History is transforming how we research, write and teach Texas history!
Something so worthwhile cannot exist without significant investments from the university and our philanthropic community. For this reason, I personally support the Portal to Texas History, because I love the great state of Texas and its rich, colorful history. As 2018 draws to a close, and in this season of giving, I ask you to join me in helping UNT Libraries meet their NEH Challenge goal. Please join me in making a gift to support the Portal to Texas History!
Light T. Cummins
Bryan Professor Emeritus, Austin College
Former State Historian of Texas
is part of the collection entitled:
Sanborn Map Collection
was provided by The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
The Portal to Texas History,
a digital repository hosted by the
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