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 January 24, 2021.


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Counties (expand list)

Taylor County, TX
46,297
Washington County, TX
10,321
El Paso County, TX
9,155
Galveston County, TX
8,132
Brown County, TX
7,405
Shackelford County, TX
6,791
Bexar County, TX
6,091
Coleman County, TX
5,896
Bell County, TX
5,399
Cooke County, TX
2,288
Guadalupe County, TX
1,538
Dallas County, TX
1,493
Nolan County, TX
1,419
Travis County, TX
1,399
Denton County, TX
743
Eastland County, TX
686
Midland County, TX
550
Jones County, TX
496
Harris County, TX
386
Callahan County, TX
358
Christian County, KY
319
Tarrant County, TX
301
Stephens County, TX
221
Runnels County, TX
212
Pecos County, TX
209
Reagan County, TX
209
Brazos County, TX
174
Ward County, TX
156
Caddo Parish, LA
150
Harrison County, TX
150
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
105
Reeves County, TX
103
Crockett County, TX
100
Los Angeles County, CA
99
Madison County, IL
99
Hemphill County, TX
96
Young County, TX
89
Mohave County, AZ
88
Sterling County, TX
87
Lubbock County, TX
86
Cook County, IL
83
Denver County, CO
83
Kane County, IL
81
Grayson County, TX
79
Winkler County, TX
76
Lamar County, TX
74
Wichita County, TX
74
Orleans Parish, LA
71
Comanche County, TX
70
Davidson County, TN
69
Fisher County, TX
69
Ector County, TX
67
Delaware County, PA
66
La Plata County, CO
66
Ochiltree County, TX
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
Cameron County, TX
46
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
Dickens County, TX
40
Oklahoma County, OK
40
Jefferson County, KY
39
King County, WA
39
Potter County, TX
37
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
Fulton County, GA
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
Orange County, FL
28
Cuyahoga County, OH
26
Jefferson County, TX
26
Riverside County, CA
26
Colfax County, NM
25
Hardin County, TX
25
Maricopa County, AZ
25
Seward County, NE
25
Duval County, FL
24
Gregg County, TX
24
Hidalgo County, NM
24
Kent County, TX
24
Marion County, TX
24
Smith County, TX
24
Cochise County, AZ
23
Hamilton County, OH
23
Iberville Parish, LA
23
Montgomery County, AL
23
Pierce County, WA
23
Tillman County, OK
23
Montgomery County, TX
22
Sedgwick County, KS
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
New Castle County, DE
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
Jackson County, MO
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
Essex County, NJ
15
Greene County, MO
15
Hays County, TX
15
Sacramento County, CA
15
Avoyelles Parish, LA
14
Carter County, OK
14
Douglas County, NE
14
Hutchinson County, TX
14
Lea County, NM
14
Luna County, NM
14
Maverick County, TX
14
Racine County, WI
14
Todd County, KY
14
Wilbarger County, TX
14
Zavala County, TX
14
Allegheny County, PA
13
Bernalillo County, NM
13
Brevard County, FL
13
Gray County, TX
13
Grimes County, TX
13
Mills County, TX
13
Shelby County, TN
13
Tulsa County, OK
13
Wharton County, TX
13
Yuma County, AZ
13
Broward County, FL
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
Caldwell County, TX
11
Calhoun County, TX
11
Charleston County, SC
11
Comanche County, OK
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
Cotton County, OK
10
Dallam County, TX
10
Denali Borough, AK
10
Fairfax County, VA
10
Frio 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
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
Pulaski County, AR
8
Rusk County, TX
8
Tangipahoa Parish, LA
8
Torrance County, NM
8
Austin County, TX
7
Baltimore County, MD
7
Bandera County, TX
7
Bryan County, OK
7
Burleson County, TX
7
Cass County, TX
7
Cherokee County, TX
7
Clark County, NV
7
Coryell County, TX
7
Escambia County, FL
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
Philadelphia County, PA
7
Randall County, TX
7
San Bernardino County, CA
7
San Patricio County, TX
7
Suffolk County, NY
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
Bannock County, ID
6
Collingsworth County, TX
6
Dale County, AL
6
Gaines County, TX
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 Miguel County, NM
6
Stonewall County, TX
6
West Baton Rouge Parish, LA
6
Allen County, IN
5
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
Goliad County, TX
5
Imperial County, CA
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
Refugio County, TX
5
Reno County, KS
5
Roane County, TN
5
Shelby County, TX
5
Westchester County, NY
5
Wheeler County, TX
5
Willacy County, TX
5
Wise County, TX
5
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
De Baca County, NM
4
DeWitt County, TX
4
East Baton Rouge Parish, LA
4
Fairfield County, CT
4
Falls County, TX
4
Forrest County, MS
4
Frederick County, MD
4
Garza County, TX
4
Guilford County, NC
4
Hartley County, TX
4
Hood County, TX
4
Jackson County, MS
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
Niagara County, NY
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
Shawnee County, KS
4
Socorro County, NM
4
Summit County, OH
4
Taney County, MO
4
Union County, NJ
4
Ventura County, CA
4
Yoakum County, TX
4
Alameda County, CA
3
Angelina County, TX
3
Brooks County, TX
3
Buchanan County, MO
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 Soto Parish, LA
3
Dunklin County, MO
3
Erie County, NY
3
Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK
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
Lancaster County, NE
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
Ouachita Parish, LA
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
Santa Clara County, CA
3
Somerset County, ME
3
Spartanburg County, SC
3
Spokane County, WA
3
Stafford County, KS
3
Stephens County, OK
3
Sutton 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
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
Franklin County, AL
2
Geary County, KS
2
Grant County, NM
2
Greene County, OH
2
Greenville County, SC
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
Leon County, FL
2
Lincoln County, CO
2
Lincoln County, NE
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
Orange County, NC
2
Orange County, NY
2
Orange County, TX
2
Ottawa County, OH
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
Riley County, KS
2
Rogers County, OK
2
Roosevelt County, NM
2
Sabine County, TX
2
Saline County, KS
2
San Joaquin County, CA
2
Sebastian County, AR
2
Sierra County, NM
2
Solano County, CA
2
Sumner County, KS
2
Sumter County, SC
2
Sussex County, NJ
2
Taos County, NM
2
Terrell County, TX
2
Trinity County, TX
2
Tulare County, CA
2
Tuolumne County, CA
2
Tyler County, TX
2
Valencia County, NM
2
Wake County, NC
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
Edmonson County, KY
1
Edmunds County, SD
1
Edwards County, KS
1
Effingham County, IL
1
Ellis County, KS
1
Ellis County, OK
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
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
Onondaga County, NY
1
Orange County, VA
1
Osceola County, FL
1
Ouachita County, AR
1
Pacific County, WA
1
Passaic County, NJ
1
Pawnee County, KS
1
Perry County, IL
1
Pike County, MS
1
Pinal County, AZ
1
Prince William County, VA
1
Pueblo County, CO
1
Rains County, TX
1
Randolph County, IL
1
Richland Parish, LA
1
Richmond County, GA
1
Richmond County, NY
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
Vanderburgh County, IN
1
Volusia County, FL
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 H-SU Brand
1,465
Seguiner Zeitung
1,356
Coleman County Chronicle
1,353
Commercial Buildings
1,278
Eleanor Brown Collection
1,270
53rd Legislature of Texas
1,128
The War Whoop
1,125
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
813
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
219
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
Kafka 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