Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.



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Abilene Library Consortium in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/ABCM/ accessed October 24, 2020.


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Counties (expand list)

Taylor County, TX
46,289
Washington County, TX
10,321
El Paso County, TX
9,152
Galveston County, TX
8,132
Brown County, TX
7,405
Shackelford County, TX
6,791
Bexar County, TX
6,076
Coleman County, TX
5,894
Bell County, TX
5,399
Cooke County, TX
2,288
Guadalupe County, TX
1,538
Dallas County, TX
1,464
Travis County, TX
1,397
Nolan County, TX
1,382
Denton County, TX
743
Eastland County, TX
686
Midland County, TX
548
Jones County, TX
496
Harris County, TX
381
Callahan County, TX
358
Christian County, KY
319
Tarrant County, TX
296
Stephens County, TX
221
Runnels County, TX
212
Pecos County, TX
209
Reagan County, TX
209
Brazos County, TX
174
Ward County, TX
156
Harrison County, TX
150
Caddo Parish, LA
149
Haskell County, TX
136
Anderson County, TX
130
Knox County, TX
123
Wayne County, MI
122
Howard County, TX
121
Tom Green County, TX
115
Victoria County, TX
107
Mitchell County, TX
106
McLennan County, TX
103
Reeves County, TX
103
Crockett County, TX
100
Madison County, IL
99
Hemphill County, TX
96
Los Angeles County, CA
92
Young County, TX
89
Lubbock County, TX
88
Mohave County, AZ
88
Sterling County, TX
87
Denver County, CO
83
Cook County, IL
81
Kane County, IL
81
Grayson County, TX
79
Winkler County, TX
76
Lamar County, TX
73
Wichita County, TX
71
Comanche County, TX
70
Fisher County, TX
69
Davidson County, TN
67
Ector County, TX
67
Delaware County, PA
66
La Plata County, CO
66
Ochiltree County, TX
66
Orleans Parish, LA
66
Schleicher County, TX
64
Sangamon County, IL
60
Palo Pinto County, TX
57
Pima County, AZ
56
Scurry County, TX
54
Orange County, CA
52
El Paso County, CO
51
Hardin County, KY
50
Concho County, TX
48
Upton County, TX
48
San Diego County, CA
47
Arlington County, VA
43
Erath County, TX
43
Johnson County, TX
43
Nueces County, TX
43
Bowie County, TX
42
Coke County, TX
42
Irion County, TX
41
Cameron County, TX
40
Dickens County, TX
40
Jefferson County, KY
39
King County, WA
39
Oklahoma County, OK
39
Potter County, TX
36
San Jacinto County, TX
36
Buncombe County, NC
35
Parker County, TX
35
Wood County, TX
34
Franklin County, OH
33
Miami-Dade County, FL
33
Archer County, TX
32
Washington County, OK
32
Sheridan County, WY
31
Winnebago County, IL
31
Dawson County, TX
30
Walker County, TX
30
Fannin County, TX
29
Hansford County, TX
29
Fulton County, GA
27
Cuyahoga County, OH
26
Jefferson County, TX
26
Colfax County, NM
25
Hardin County, TX
25
Riverside County, CA
25
Seward County, NE
25
Gregg County, TX
24
Hidalgo County, NM
24
Kent County, TX
24
Maricopa County, AZ
24
Marion County, TX
24
Orange County, FL
24
Smith County, TX
24
Cochise County, AZ
23
Hamilton County, OH
23
Iberville Parish, LA
23
Pierce County, WA
23
Tillman County, OK
23
Montgomery County, AL
22
Montgomery County, TX
22
Cleveland County, OK
21
Monroe County, NY
21
Borden County, TX
20
Forsyth County, NC
20
Garland County, AR
20
Loving County, TX
20
Bosque County, TX
19
Clay County, TX
19
Glasscock County, TX
19
Henderson County, NC
19
Liberty County, GA
19
Montgomery County, TN
19
Rapides Parish, LA
19
Van Zandt County, TX
19
Dimmit County, TX
18
Hidalgo County, TX
18
New Castle County, DE
18
Culberson County, TX
17
Montgomery County, MD
17
Navarro County, TX
17
Webb County, TX
17
Ford County, KS
16
Obion County, TN
16
Polk County, IA
16
Queens County, NY
16
Sherman County, TX
16
Throckmorton County, TX
16
Uvalde County, TX
16
Greene County, MO
15
Jackson County, MO
15
Sedgwick County, KS
15
Avoyelles Parish, LA
14
Carter County, OK
14
Douglas County, NE
14
Hays County, TX
14
Hutchinson County, TX
14
Lea County, NM
14
Maverick County, TX
14
Racine County, WI
14
Todd County, KY
14
Wilbarger County, TX
14
Zavala County, TX
14
Brevard County, FL
13
Grimes County, TX
13
Luna County, NM
13
Mills County, TX
13
Sacramento County, CA
13
Wharton County, TX
13
Yuma County, AZ
13
Allegheny County, PA
12
Bernalillo County, NM
12
Eddy County, NM
12
Gonzales County, TX
12
Hopkins County, TX
12
Kerr County, TX
12
La Salle County, TX
12
Limestone County, TX
12
Martin County, TX
12
Menard County, TX
12
Presidio County, TX
12
San Saba County, TX
12
Santa Fe County, NM
12
Armstrong County, TX
11
Bee County, TX
11
Bledsoe County, TN
11
Broward County, FL
11
Caldwell County, TX
11
Calhoun County, TX
11
Charleston County, SC
11
Deaf Smith County, TX
11
Lee County, TX
11
Ramsey County, MN
11
Starr County, TX
11
Val Verde County, TX
11
Boulder County, CO
10
Comal County, TX
10
Comanche County, OK
10
Cotton County, OK
10
Dallam County, TX
10
Denali Borough, AK
10
Fairfax County, VA
10
Frio County, TX
10
Gray County, TX
10
Hale County, TX
10
Hardeman County, TX
10
King County, TX
10
Liberty County, TX
10
Marion County, IN
10
Mecklenburg County, NC
10
Multnomah County, OR
10
Pottawatomie County, OK
10
Shelby County, TN
10
Tulsa County, OK
10
Williamson County, TX
10
Alachua County, FL
9
Atascosa County, TX
9
Baylor County, TX
9
Chaves County, NM
9
Donley County, TX
9
Edwards County, TX
9
Ellis County, TX
9
Fayette County, TX
9
Floyd County, TX
9
Hunt County, TX
9
Jefferson County, CO
9
Lamb County, TX
9
Lavaca County, TX
9
Matagorda County, TX
9
Medina County, TX
9
Middlesex County, MA
9
Montgomery County, OH
9
Onslow County, NC
9
Roberts County, TX
9
Robertson County, TX
9
Suffolk County, MA
9
Union Parish, LA
9
Winnebago County, WI
9
Yancey County, NC
9
Bastrop County, TX
8
Brazoria County, TX
8
Brewster County, TX
8
Clark County, OH
8
Collin County, TX
8
Cottle County, TX
8
Fort Bend County, TX
8
Hall County, TX
8
Houston County, AL
8
Hudspeth County, TX
8
Kaufman County, TX
8
McMullen County, TX
8
Montague County, TX
8
Rusk County, TX
8
Tangipahoa Parish, LA
8
Torrance County, NM
8
Austin County, TX
7
Bandera County, TX
7
Bryan County, OK
7
Burleson County, TX
7
Cass County, TX
7
Clark County, NV
7
Coryell County, TX
7
Fayette County, PA
7
Foard County, TX
7
Garfield County, OK
7
Grady County, OK
7
Hockley County, TX
7
Houston County, TX
7
Jack County, TX
7
Jeff Davis County, TX
7
Karnes County, TX
7
Kinney County, TX
7
Love County, OK
7
Nacogdoches County, TX
7
Pulaski County, AR
7
Randall County, TX
7
San Patricio County, TX
7
Sussex County, DE
7
Swisher County, TX
7
Terry County, TX
7
Upshur County, TX
7
Washington County, AR
7
Washoe County, NV
7
Wilson County, TX
7
Zapata County, TX
7
Baltimore County, MD
6
Bannock County, ID
6
Cherokee County, TX
6
Collingsworth County, TX
6
Dale County, AL
6
Escambia County, FL
6
Gillespie County, TX
6
Hamilton County, TX
6
Hennepin County, MN
6
Kern County, CA
6
Live Oak County, TX
6
Madison County, TX
6
McCulloch County, TX
6
Moore County, TX
6
New Haven County, CT
6
Ontario County, NY
6
Otero County, NM
6
Quay County, NM
6
San Bernardino County, CA
6
San Miguel County, NM
6
Stonewall County, TX
6
Suffolk County, NY
6
West Baton Rouge Parish, LA
6
Andrews County, TX
5
Aransas County, TX
5
Atlantic County, NJ
5
Bailey County, TX
5
Berks County, PA
5
Blanco County, TX
5
Briscoe County, TX
5
Burlington County, NJ
5
Childress County, TX
5
Colorado County, TX
5
Crane County, TX
5
Duval County, TX
5
Essex County, MA
5
Gaines County, TX
5
Goliad County, TX
5
Jackson County, OK
5
Kendall County, TX
5
Lampasas County, TX
5
Larimer County, CO
5
Leon County, TX
5
Llano County, TX
5
Lynn County, TX
5
Natchitoches Parish, LA
5
Oldham County, TX
5
Philadelphia County, PA
5
Refugio County, TX
5
Reno County, KS
5
Roane County, TN
5
Shelby County, TX
5
Wheeler County, TX
5
Willacy County, TX
5
Wise County, TX
5
Allen County, IN
4
Anne Arundel County, MD
4
Bossier Parish, LA
4
Calhoun County, MI
4
Chambers County, TX
4
Contra Costa County, CA
4
Curry County, NM
4
DeWitt County, TX
4
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
4
Falls County, TX
4
Frederick County, MD
4
Garza County, TX
4
Hartley County, TX
4
Hood County, TX
4
Imperial County, CA
4
Jim Wells County, TX
4
Kimble County, TX
4
Kings County, NY
4
Madison County, AL
4
Marion County, FL
4
Mason County, TX
4
Milam County, TX
4
Milwaukee County, WI
4
Montgomery County, KS
4
Montgomery County, PA
4
Morton County, KS
4
Motley County, TX
4
New Hanover County, NC
4
Otero County, CO
4
Parmer County, TX
4
Payne County, OK
4
Real County, TX
4
Red River County, TX
4
San Augustine County, TX
4
Sandoval County, NM
4
Santa Barbara County, CA
4
Santa Cruz County, CA
4
Socorro County, NM
4
Summit County, OH
4
Taney County, MO
4
Union County, NJ
4
Ventura County, CA
4
Westchester County, NY
4
Yoakum County, TX
4
Alameda County, CA
3
Angelina County, TX
3
Brooks County, TX
3
Burnet County, TX
3
Carson County, TX
3
Castro County, TX
3
Champaign County, IL
3
Chatham County, GA
3
Clackamas County, OR
3
Clark County, WI
3
Cochran County, TX
3
Crosby County, TX
3
Dane County, WI
3
De Baca County, NM
3
De Soto Parish, LA
3
Dunklin County, MO
3
Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK
3
Fairfield County, CT
3
Forrest County, MS
3
Freestone County, TX
3
Grant County, KS
3
Guadalupe County, NM
3
Hampden County, MA
3
Harford County, MD
3
Harrison County, MS
3
Hartford County, CT
3
Hayes County, NE
3
Henderson County, TX
3
Hillsborough County, FL
3
Hinds County, MS
3
Huerfano County, CO
3
Jackson County, TX
3
Jefferson County, AL
3
Jim Hogg County, TX
3
Kay County, OK
3
Kenedy County, TX
3
Kleberg County, TX
3
Leavenworth County, KS
3
Lincoln County, NM
3
Lincoln County, OK
3
Marion County, OR
3
New York County, NY
3
Norfolk County, MA
3
Okaloosa County, FL
3
Palm Beach County, FL
3
Polk County, NC
3
Polk County, TX
3
Prince George's County, MD
3
Red River Parish, LA
3
Richland County, SC
3
Rock Island County, IL
3
Salt Lake County, UT
3
Shawnee County, KS
3
Somerset County, ME
3
Spokane County, WA
3
Stafford County, KS
3
Stephens County, OK
3
Sutton County, TX
3
Terrell County, TX
3
Titus County, TX
3
Tuscaloosa County, AL
3
Vernon Parish, LA
3
Washington County, RI
3
Weakley County, TN
3
Yuba County, CA
3
Acadia Parish, LA
2
Albany County, NY
2
Allegany County, MD
2
Atchison County, KS
2
Athens County, OH
2
Auglaize County, OH
2
Barber County, KS
2
Beckham County, OK
2
Benton County, AR
2
Bibb County, GA
2
Boone County, MO
2
Buchanan County, MO
2
Caddo County, OK
2
Calhoun County, AL
2
Canadian County, OK
2
Catahoula Parish, LA
2
Catron County, NM
2
Chattooga County, GA
2
Clay County, IL
2
Clinton County, PA
2
Colquitt County, GA
2
Craighead County, AR
2
Creek County, OK
2
Daviess County, KY
2
Dickinson County, KS
2
Dyer County, TN
2
Emmet County, MI
2
Essex County, NJ
2
Franklin County, AL
2
Geary County, KS
2
Grant County, NM
2
Greene County, OH
2
Greer County, OK
2
Hamilton County, TN
2
Hardeman County, TN
2
Harding County, NM
2
Harmon County, OK
2
Haywood County, TN
2
Houston County, GA
2
Howard County, AR
2
Isabella County, MI
2
Jackson County, MI
2
Jasper County, TX
2
Jefferson County, OK
2
Johnson County, AR
2
Josephine County, OR
2
Kent County, MI
2
Kiowa County, OK
2
Klamath County, OR
2
Lake County, FL
2
Lake County, IL
2
Lancaster County, NE
2
Leon County, FL
2
Lincoln County, CO
2
Lincoln Parish, LA
2
Lipscomb County, TX
2
Loudon County, TN
2
Lowndes County, AL
2
Lowndes County, GA
2
Lowndes County, MS
2
Lucas County, OH
2
Merced County, CA
2
Mercer County, NJ
2
Midland County, MI
2
Mississippi County, AR
2
Monmouth County, NJ
2
New London County, CT
2
Newton County, TX
2
Niagara County, NY
2
Orange County, NC
2
Orange County, NY
2
Orange County, TX
2
Ottawa County, OH
2
Ouachita Parish, LA
2
Panola County, TX
2
Pender County, NC
2
Pinellas County, FL
2
Pointe Coupee Parish, LA
2
Polk County, FL
2
Providence County, RI
2
Prowers County, CO
2
Rogers County, OK
2
Roosevelt County, NM
2
Sabine County, TX
2
Saline County, KS
2
San Joaquin County, CA
2
Santa Clara County, CA
2
Sebastian County, AR
2
Sierra County, NM
2
Solano County, CA
2
Spartanburg County, SC
2
Sumner County, KS
2
Sumter County, SC
2
Sussex County, NJ
2
Taos County, NM
2
Trinity County, TX
2
Tulare County, CA
2
Tuolumne County, CA
2
Tyler County, TX
2
Valencia County, NM
2
Waller County, TX
2
Washington County, VT
2
Washita County, OK
2
Wayne County, NC
2
Webster Parish, LA
2
Ada County, ID
1
Adams County, CO
1
Adams County, MS
1
Adams County, PA
1
Apache County, AZ
1
Arkansas County, AR
1
Aroostook County, ME
1
Ascension Parish, LA
1
Autauga County, AL
1
Bay County, FL
1
Beaufort County, SC
1
Beaver County, OK
1
Bergen County, NJ
1
Blaine County, OK
1
Bradford County, FL
1
Brown County, WI
1
Butte County, CA
1
Cabell County, WV
1
Calcasieu Parish, LA
1
Camp County, TX
1
Carbon County, WY
1
Cass County, IN
1
Catoosa County, GA
1
Christian County, MO
1
Cimarron County, OK
1
Clark County, AR
1
Clark County, WA
1
Clay County, AR
1
Clay County, FL
1
Clay County, KY
1
Clinton County, NY
1
Coal County, OK
1
Cooper County, MO
1
Covington County, AL
1
Cowley County, KS
1
Craven County, NC
1
Crawford County, AR
1
Cumberland County, NC
1
Custer County, OK
1
Dallas County, AL
1
Delta County, TX
1
Dewey County, OK
1
Dorchester County, SC
1
Drew County, AR
1
Durham County, NC
1
Dutchess County, NY
1
Duval County, FL
1
Edmonson County, KY
1
Edmunds County, SD
1
Edwards County, KS
1
Effingham County, IL
1
Ellis County, KS
1
Ellis County, OK
1
Erie County, NY
1
Essex County, NY
1
Finney County, KS
1
Flathead County, MT
1
Florence County, SC
1
Floyd County, GA
1
Franklin County, TX
1
Fremont County, CO
1
Fulton County, KY
1
Garvin County, OK
1
Gilpin County, CO
1
Grafton County, NH
1
Grand County, CO
1
Greenville County, SC
1
Harnett County, NC
1
Hart County, KY
1
Henry County, IL
1
Herkimer County, NY
1
Highlands County, FL
1
Hill County, TX
1
Hillsborough County, NH
1
Hitchcock County, NE
1
Horry County, SC
1
Huntington County, IN
1
Hyde County, NC
1
Indiana County, PA
1
Island County, WA
1
Jackson County, FL
1
Jasper County, MO
1
Jefferson County, PA
1
Jefferson County, WV
1
Jefferson Davis Parish, LA
1
Jefferson Parish, LA
1
Johnson County, KS
1
Juneau City and Borough, AK
1
Kalamazoo County, MI
1
Kenosha County, WI
1
Kenton County, KY
1
Kingfisher County, OK
1
Kitsap County, WA
1
Knox County, OH
1
Lafourche Parish, LA
1
Laramie County, WY
1
Lauderdale County, TN
1
Lee County, FL
1
Lincoln County, WV
1
Livingston County, MO
1
Logan County, KY
1
Lycoming County, PA
1
Madison County, MS
1
Madison County, NC
1
Madison County, TN
1
Malheur County, OR
1
Marion County, MO
1
Marshall County, IN
1
Marshall County, OK
1
McDowell County, NC
1
McKinley County, NM
1
Merrimack County, NH
1
Miller County, AR
1
Mineral County, CO
1
Minnehaha County, SD
1
Missoula County, MT
1
Mobile County, AL
1
Monterey County, CA
1
Montezuma County, CO
1
Montgomery County, VA
1
Moore County, NC
1
Mora County, NM
1
Morris County, NJ
1
Morris County, TX
1
Muscogee County, GA
1
Navajo County, AZ
1
Newport County, RI
1
Nome Census Area, AK
1
Nowata County, OK
1
Oglethorpe County, GA
1
Olmsted County, MN
1
Orange County, VA
1
Osceola County, FL
1
Pacific County, WA
1
Passaic County, NJ
1
Pawnee County, KS
1
Perry County, IL
1
Pike County, MS
1
Prince William County, VA
1
Pueblo County, CO
1
Rains County, TX
1
Randolph County, IL
1
Richland Parish, LA
1
Richmond County, NY
1
Riley County, KS
1
Rockbridge County, VA
1
Rockwall County, TX
1
Roger Mills County, OK
1
Sabine Parish, LA
1
San Luis Obispo County, CA
1
San Mateo County, CA
1
Scott County, KY
1
Scotts Bluff County, NE
1
Seminole County, FL
1
Sevier County, AR
1
Seward County, KS
1
Shannon County, SD
1
Simpson County, KY
1
Smith County, TN
1
Snohomish County, WA
1
Somervell County, TX
1
Stark County, OH
1
Stephenson County, IL
1
Sumner County, TN
1
Texas County, OK
1
Thurston County, WA
1
Tuscarawas County, OH
1
Union County, NM
1
Utah County, UT
1
Volusia County, FL
1
Wake County, NC
1
Walton County, FL
1
Wapello County, IA
1
Warren County, MS
1
Washington County, OH
1
Wayne County, NY
1
Wayne County, OH
1
Weber County, UT
1
Wilcox County, AL
1
Williamson County, IL
1
Williamson County, TN
1
Wilson County, TN
1
Wood County, WV
1
Woodward County, OK
1
Worcester County, MA
1
Wyandotte County, KS
1
Yalobusha County, MS
1
York County, VA
1

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The Daily Banner
1,034
The El Paso Times
1,011
Pioneer County City Museum (PCCM) Collection
974
Lewis Fulks Theatre Department Collection
843
Brenham Evening Press
828
Residential Buildings
823
The Gainesville Daily Hesperian
816
Hellcat News
814
The Democrat-Voice
812
Office Buildings
752
The Abilene Reporter
739
National WASP WWII Museum Collection
713
The Taylor County News
697
The El Paso Daily Times
657
McMurry War Whoop
624
Helen Snapp Collection
621
The Simmons Brand
614
Hotel Buildings
525
Norton's Union Intelligencer
521
Medical Buildings
511
Norton's Daily Union Intelligencer
511
Church Buildings
455
Julien D. Saks Collection
450
Denton County News
445
Municipal Buildings
436
Prince Collection
430
Aten White Album
390
The Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter
387
The Coleman Democrat-Voice
386
The Brand of Hardin-Simmons University
385
Coleman Daily Democrat-Voice
384
Henderson (Paul Hill) Collection
379
The Collegian
377
The Temple Times
369
San Antonio Daily Express
367
Leslie A. Boone Postcard Collection
354
El Paso Sunday Times
350
Edward S. Johnson Collection
340
Range Rider
312
Military Buildings
303
Catherine Parker Collection
295
Abilene Semi-Weekly Reporter
289
Herbert J. Schaff Collection
263
714th Tank Battalion Collection
251
Robert Downey Collection
236
The Weekly Temple Times
235
William Jenkins Collection
226
Suzette Van Daell Douglas Collection
221
The Coleman Voice
218
Chieftain
212
William R. Hahn Collection
210
The American Flag
209
Henry R. Rohrbeck Papers
208
The Houston Post
203
17th Armored Infantry Battalion Collection
202
Louis C. Britton Collection
194
The Link
189
Abilene Christian University: Since You Have Been Raised With Christ. 87th Annual Bible Lectureship. February 20-23, 2005
187
The Shackelford County Leader
184
Hardin-Simmons All School Sing
180
56th Armored Infantry Battalion Collection
177
Record and Chronicle
176
Margins: Following Jesus at the Edge in Luke's Gospel. 107th Abilene Christian University Summit; September 15-18, 2013
175
Thomas H. Taylor Negatives
174
Seguin Zeitung
171
Corral
170
Luke: A Gospel for the World. 72nd Annual Bible Lectures
167
Clarence Whitefield Collection
164
Wilkinson Office Building, Midland, Texas
163
A Changeless Christ for Changing Times: Studies in Matthew. 75th Annual Bible Lectures
160
Praising God: Themes from the Psalms. 73rd Annual Bible Lectures
157
Recovering Spirituality. 84th Annual Bible Lectureship
156
Recreation Buildings
156
Clifford H. Woycke Collection
149
Corinth Revisited: Studies in 1 Corinthians. 74th Annual Bible Lectures
149
A Light to the Nations: Messages from Isaiah. The 76th Annual Bible Lectures
146
Les Johnson Collection
144
William Giannopoulos Collection
143
Temple Daily Times
141
Behold, He Comes! 81st Annual Lectureship
138
The Galleon
137
School Building, Iraan, Texas
136