Texas History Collection

Drawn from collections at the UNT Libraries and various partners, these materials about Texas history include artifacts, books, documents, manuscripts, photographs, maps, letters, and more.



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Texas History Collection in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. https://texashistory.unt.edu/explore/collections/THC/ accessed July 18, 2024.


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Partners

McFaddin-Ward House Museum
1,289
Marshall Public Library
742
League City Helen Hall Library
716
Cowtown Coliseum
610
Schreiner University
587
Midwestern State University
413
Private Collection of Carolyn West
316
UNT Libraries
307
Patrick Heath Public Library
277
Private Collection of Fritz Dietrich
239
Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
233
Lunar Planetary Institute Library
199
Dallas County Community College District
165
Tyrrell Historical Library
134
Fort Worth Aviation Museum
104
Old City Park
94
Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family
89
El Paso Community College
87
Texas Coastal Bend Collection
85
Richardson Public Library
84
Northwest Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church
70
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
64
Johnson County Historical Commission
62
Southwestern Federation of Archaeological Societies
58
Houston Earlier Texas Art Group
57
Star of the Republic Museum
50
Texas State Historical Association
48
Denton Public Library
47
Euless Public Library
40
Fort Worth Jewish Archives
40
Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer
39
Rosenberg Library
37
St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library
37
Mineral Wells Heritage Association
36
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society
32
Other
32
Private Collection of T. B. Willis
32
Dallas Municipal Archives
28
Our Lady of the Lake University
28
Collin County History Museum
25
Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards
22
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
22
Montgomery County Memorial Library
20
Stewart Title Company
20
Oklahoma Historical Society
17
Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk
16
Austin College
15
UNT Libraries Special Collections
15
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
14
Carrollton Public Library
13
Dallas Public Library
11
Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
11
McCulloch County Historical Commission
11
Old Settler's Association of Grayson County
11
Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas at Austin
10
City of College Station
10
Fort Worth Garden Club
9
Heard-Craig Museum
8
Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
8
Private Collection of Marie Bartholomew
8
Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art
7
City of Denton Parks and Recreation
7
Panola College
7
Kerr County Historical Commission
6
Palestine Public Library
6
University of Texas at Arlington Library
6
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
5
First United Methodist Church of Dallas
5
Hutchinson County Genealogical Society
5
Tarleton State University
5
Westbank Community Library District
5
Boyce Ditto Public Library
4
Dallas Genealogical Society
4
Journal of Texas Archeology and History
4
Texas Department of Transportation
4
Brownsville Historical Association
3
Clay County Historical Society
3
Deaf Smith County Library
3
First Christian Church of Arlington
3
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth
3
Private Collection of E. M. Adams
3
The History Center
3
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
3
Wilson County Historical Society
3
Armstrong County Museum
2
First Christian Church of Port Arthur
2
Gaines County Library
2
Orange County Historical Society
2
Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame
2
Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
2
Private Collection of Priscilla Goin
2
Rio Grande City Public Library
2
Texas Historical Foundation
2
UNT Press
2
Wiley College
2
Bosque County Historical Commission
1
Canyon Area Library
1
Cherokee County Historical Commission
1
Cherokeean Herald
1
Dallas Historical Society
1
DeWitt County Historical Commission
1
El Paso Public Library
1
Fort Worth Public Library
1
French Legation Museum
1
Harris County Public Library
1
Irving Archives
1
Johnson County Genealogical Society
1
Krum United Methodist Church
1
Lena Armstrong Public Library
1
Little Elm Public Library
1
McAllen Public Library
1
Moore Memorial Public Library
1
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
1
Palacios Area Historical Association
1
Private Collection of Cody Garcia
1
Private Collection of Judy Wood and Jim Atkinson
1
Private Collection of the Raymond B. Holbrook Family
1
Private Collection of the Ritchie Family
1
Rice University Woodson Research Center
1
Singletary Memorial Library
1
Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
1
Travis County Historical Commission
1
Troop 201 Alumni Foundation
1
UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
1

Counties (expand list)

Galveston County, TX
857
Harrison County, TX
740
Kerr County, TX
521
Dallas County, TX
448
Grayson County, TX
345
Jefferson County, TX
339
Kendall County, TX
249
Denton County, TX
148
Wichita County, TX
132
Harris County, TX
119
Bexar County, TX
115
Travis County, TX
108
Cabell County, WV
93
Tarrant County, TX
86
Johnson County, TX
63
Palo Pinto County, TX
51
Montgomery County, TX
47
Collin County, TX
43
Orleans Parish, LA
39
Maricopa County, AZ
32
McLennan County, TX
31
Jasper County, TX
30
El Paso County, TX
28
Lubbock County, TX
27
Washington County, AR
23
Cottle County, TX
21
Mobile County, AL
21
Hamilton County, OH
19
Lamar County, TX
18
Potter County, TX
17
Taylor County, TX
17
Pecos County, TX
15
Greenbrier County, WV
14
Haskell County, TX
14
Lipscomb County, TX
14
Childress County, TX
13
Fairfax County, VA
13
Brazos County, TX
12
Nueces County, TX
12
Jefferson County, KY
11
Los Angeles County, CA
11
McCulloch County, TX
11
Baltimore County, MD
10
Hopkins County, TX
10
Hutchinson County, TX
10
Midland County, TX
10
Rockwall County, TX
10
Cherokee County, TX
9
Cook County, IL
9
Garland County, AR
9
San Diego County, CA
9
Santa Barbara County, CA
9
Archer County, TX
8
Crockett County, TX
8
Navarro County, TX
8
Panola County, TX
8
Schuyler County, NY
8
Victoria County, TX
8
Anderson County, TX
7
Bowie County, TX
7
Buncombe County, NC
7
Cooke County, TX
7
Culberson County, TX
7
Dawson County, TX
7
Fluvanna County, VA
7
Howard County, TX
7
Kleberg County, TX
7
Llano County, TX
7
McMullen County, TX
7
Muskogee County, OK
7
Robertson County, TX
7
Suffolk County, MA
7
Terrell County, TX
7
Wood County, TX
7
Bosque County, TX
6
Charleston County, SC
6
Garza County, TX
6
Hughes County, OK
6
Smith County, TX
6
Adams County, MS
5
Armstrong County, TX
5
Bath County, VA
5
Cameron County, TX
5
Cass County, TX
5
Clay County, TX
5
Coke County, TX
5
Denver County, CO
5
Foard County, TX
5
Gray County, TX
5
Grenada County, MS
5
Monterey County, CA
5
Oldham County, TX
5
Orange County, TX
5
Sterling County, TX
5
Walker County, TX
5
Angelina County, TX
4
Bell County, TX
4
Brazoria County, TX
4
Brewster County, TX
4
Brown County, TX
4
Burnet County, TX
4
Crosby County, TX
4
Deaf Smith County, TX
4
Ellis County, TX
4
Erie County, NY
4
Fannin County, TX
4
Gaines County, TX
4
Hays County, TX
4
Hill County, TX
4
Limestone County, TX
4
Martin County, TX
4
Matagorda County, TX
4
Miller County, AR
4
Motley County, TX
4
Nolan County, TX
4
Randall County, TX
4
Roberts County, TX
4
Rockingham County, VA
4
Santa Fe County, NM
4
Shelby County, TN
4
Titus County, TX
4
Uvalde County, TX
4
Van Zandt County, TX
4
Young County, TX
4
Boulder County, CO
3
Calcasieu Parish, LA
3
Colorado County, TX
3
Douglas County, NE
3
Eastland County, TX
3
Ector County, TX
3
Floyd County, TX
3
Franklin County, TX
3
Henderson County, TX
3
King County, WA
3
Kitsap County, WA
3
Lake County, IL
3
Lea County, NM
3
Leon County, TX
3
Live Oak County, TX
3
Milam County, TX
3
Red River County, TX
3
Salt Lake County, UT
3
San Augustine County, TX
3
Terry County, TX
3
Upshur County, TX
3
Val Verde County, TX
3
Waller County, TX
3
Wilson County, TX
3
Wise County, TX
3
Wood County, WV
3
Bandera County, TX
2
Beaufort County, SC
2
Bernalillo County, NM
2
Bonneville County, ID
2
Briscoe County, TX
2
Calhoun County, AL
2
Callahan County, TX
2
Camp County, TX
2
Carter County, OK
2
Clark County, NV
2
Clinton County, NY
2
Comal County, TX
2
Concho County, TX
2
Cowlitz County, WA
2
Crane County, TX
2
Cumberland County, ME
2
Curry County, NM
2
Del Norte County, CA
2
Dickens County, TX
2
Donley County, TX
2
Eddy County, NM
2
Falls County, TX
2
Freestone County, TX
2
Hall County, TX
2
Hamilton County, TX
2
Hardeman County, TX
2
Hudspeth County, TX
2
Hunt County, TX
2
Jefferson County, AL
2
Jones County, TX
2
Kaufman County, TX
2
Kent County, TX
2
Kern County, CA
2
La Plata County, CO
2
Mackinac County, MI
2
Marion County, TX
2
Menard County, TX
2
Mercer County, MO
2
Middlesex County, MA
2
Mitchell County, TX
2
Montague County, TX
2
Morris County, TX
2
Nacogdoches County, TX
2
Niagara County, NY
2
Olmsted County, MN
2
Parker County, TX
2
Reeves County, TX
2
Roosevelt County, NM
2
Rutherford County, NC
2
San Miguel County, NM
2
Scurry County, TX
2
Sedgwick County, KS
2
Shackelford County, TX
2
Sweetwater County, WY
2
Throckmorton County, TX
2
Tom Green County, TX
2
Trinity County, TX
2
Upton County, TX
2
Ward County, TX
2
Washington County, TX
2
Webster County, WV
2
Wilbarger County, TX
2
Williamson County, TX
2
Winkler County, TX
2
Zavala County, TX
2
Alameda County, CA
1
Albany County, NY
1
Alleghany County, VA
1
Allegheny County, PA
1
Anne Arundel County, MD
1
Atascosa County, TX
1
Austin County, TX
1
Blount County, TN
1
Boyd County, KY
1
Bradford County, PA
1
Bradley County, TN
1
Bryan County, OK
1
Caddo Parish, LA
1
Calhoun County, MI
1
Calhoun County, TX
1
Castro County, TX
1
Chaves County, NM
1
Clay County, MN
1
Coryell County, TX
1
Crawford County, AR
1
DeKalb County, IL
1
DeWitt County, TX
1
Douglas County, OR
1
El Paso County, CO
1
Erath County, TX
1
Fayette County, KY
1
Fayette County, TX
1
Fisher County, TX
1
Ford County, KS
1
Fort Bend County, TX
1
Franklin County, OH
1
Franklin County, TN
1
Frederick County, MD
1
Frederick County, VA
1
Frio County, TX
1
Gillespie County, TX
1
Goliad County, TX
1
Grant County, IN
1
Grant County, NM
1
Gregg County, TX
1
Guadalupe County, TX
1
Hale County, TX
1
Hamilton County, TN
1
Hardin County, TX
1
Hempstead County, AR
1
Hennepin County, MN
1
Hidalgo County, TX
1
Hockley County, TX
1
Houston County, TX
1
Howard County, AR
1
Huntingdon County, PA
1
Jeff Davis County, TX
1
Jefferson County, WI
1
Kimble County, TX
1
Kings County, NY
1
La Salle County, TX
1
Lafayette County, AR
1
Lampasas County, TX
1
Lancaster County, NE
1
Lauderdale County, MS
1
Liberty County, TX
1
Little River County, AR
1
Loving County, TX
1
Lynn County, TX
1
Madison County, ID
1
Madison County, TX
1
Marion County, IN
1
McKean County, PA
1
Medina County, TX
1
Milwaukee County, WI
1
Monroe County, NY
1
Montgomery County, AL
1
Moore County, TX
1
Morgan County, IN
1
Multnomah County, OR
1
New Hanover County, NC
1
New London County, CT
1
Norfolk County, MA
1
Ochiltree County, TX
1
Orange County, FL
1
Otero County, NM
1
Palm Beach County, FL
1
Parmer County, TX
1
Penobscot County, ME
1
Peoria County, IL
1
Philadelphia County, PA
1
Pierce County, WA
1
Pima County, AZ
1
Pinellas County, FL
1
Quay County, NM
1
Rapides Parish, LA
1
Reagan County, TX
1
Real County, TX
1
Refugio County, TX
1
Riverside County, CA
1
Rockbridge County, VA
1
Rusk County, TX
1
Sabine County, TX
1
Sacramento County, CA
1
San Bernardino County, CA
1
San Patricio County, TX
1
Saratoga County, NY
1
Schenectady County, NY
1
Sevier County, AR
1
Shawnee County, KS
1
Shelby County, TX
1
Starr County, TX
1
Stephens County, TX
1
Summit County, CO
1
Summit County, OH
1
Sussex County, NJ
1
Tulsa County, OK
1
Washington County, PA
1
Washtenaw County, MI
1
Wayne County, MI
1
Webb County, TX
1
Wheeler County, TX
1
Yoakum County, TX
1
York County, ME
1
York County, VA
1

Titles (expand list)

Albert Kiecke Scrapbook 1
205
Newsletter of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
153
Albert Kiecke Scrapbook 2
151
Helen Hall Library Collection
130
The O'Connor Family Papers
84
Joseph C. Kilgore Collection
72
Journal of the Northwest Texas Annual Conference
67
Lunar Surface Magnetometer
66
Retrospect
58
Transactions of the Regional Archeological Symposium for Southeastern New Mexico and Western Texas
58
HETAG: The Houston Earlier Texas Art Group
57
Westminster Presbyterian Church Records
56
Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting
48
Grinstead's Graphic
47
The Burro
40
Lunar Surface Gravimeter
39
Caroline Atkinson D'Etchegoyen Collection
38
Diamondback
36
Galveston Isle
36
Bronco
35
Herbert Herman Fiedler Photograph Collection
28
Second Brigade News
28
John Dollinger, Jr., Inc. Records
25
Southeast Texas Postcards Collection
25
Lorena Harbison Collection
24
Art from the Ruins
22
Herff Family Papers
22
Hulon N. Anderson Collection
20
James Hayden Ross Collection
20
Lunar Seismic Profiling Experiment
16
Mary Howard Collection
16
Lunar Mass Spectrometer
14
Lunar Ejecta and Meteorite Experiment
13
Telling Our Stories
13
The Beekeeper's Item
13
City of College Station: Project HOLD
10
A5 Data Proc
9
Bartholomew Plan Documents
8
Dallas Water Utilities, 1888-1999
8
Heat Flow Experiment
8
Play Guide
7
Active Seismic Experiment
6
Charged Particle Lunar Environment Experiment
6
Passive Seismic Experiment
6
The Recall
6
Power Distributing Unit
5
The ACEF Journal
5
The Marine
5
Academic Year 1932
4
Journal of Texas Archeology and History
4
Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas
4
The Austin Papers
4
ALSEP - ARRAY E - Command Decoder
3
Academic Year 1927
3
Academic Year 1931
3
Academic Year 1933
3
Annual Report of the American Historical Association
3
Geologic Atlas of the United States
3
Pegasus
3
Suprathermal Ion Detector Experiment
3
Academic Year 1914
2
Academic Year 1920
2
Academic Year 1921
2
Academic Year 1922
2
Academic Year 1923
2
Academic Year 1924
2
Academic Year 1925
2
Academic Year 1926
2
Academic Year 1928
2
Academic Year 1929
2
Academic Year 1939
2
Academic Year 1941
2
Academic Year 1948
2
Academic Year 1950
2
Academic Year 1955
2
Academic Year 1956
2
Academic Year 1957
2
Academic Year 1958
2
Academic Year 1959
2
Academic Year 1960
2
Academic Year 1962
2
Academic Year 1963
2
Academic Year 1964
2
Academic Year 1969
2
Academic Year 1974
2
Academic Year 1975
2
Academic Year 1976
2
Academic Year 1978
2
Academic Year 1980
2
Academic Year 1981
2
Academic Year 1983
2
Academic Year 1985
2
Aline Bartholomew Documents
2
American explorers
2
Bulletin (Texas. Department of Agriculture)
2
Bulletin of the University of Texas
2
Dallas Nine Series
2
Dust Detector & Thermal & Radiation Measurements Package
2
Kessler Plan Documents
2
Levy Collection
2
Lunar Surface Profiling Experiment
2
Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly
2
The Pony
2
Travis County Rural Directory
2
United States Geological Survey Reports
2
15th Legislature of Texas
1
30th Legislature of Texas
1
35th Legislature of Texas
1
72nd Legislature of Texas
1
Academic Year 1905
1
Academic Year 1906
1
Academic Year 1907
1
Academic Year 1908
1
Academic Year 1910
1
Academic Year 1911
1
Academic Year 1912
1
Academic Year 1913
1
Academic Year 1915
1
Academic Year 1916
1
Academic Year 1919
1
Academic Year 1930
1
Academic Year 1934
1
Academic Year 1935
1
Academic Year 1936
1
Academic Year 1938
1
Academic Year 1940
1
Academic Year 1942
1
Academic Year 1945
1
Academic Year 1947
1
Academic Year 1949
1
Academic Year 1953
1
Academic Year 1954
1
Academic Year 1961
1
Academic Year 1965
1
Academic Year 1966
1
Academic Year 1967
1
Academic Year 1968
1
Academic Year 1970
1
Academic Year 1971
1
Academic Year 1972
1
Academic Year 1973
1
Academic Year 1977
1
Academic Year 1979
1
Academic Year 1982
1
Academic Year 1984
1
Academic Year 1986
1
Academic Year 1987
1
Academic Year 1988
1
Academic Year 1989
1
Archaeological and Ethnological Papers of the Peabody Museum
1
Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology)
1
Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin
1
C/S Power Conditioning Unit
1
Collections of the Archive & History Department of the Texas State Library
1
County Series Reader
1
Economics and political science series
1
Fiscal Year 1889
1
Fiscal Year 1901
1
Fiscal Year 1959
1
Frontier Times
1
Full Text of the Game, Fish and Fur Laws of Texas
1
Geological Survey bulletin
1
Good Business
1
Harvester
1
Highland Heights Highlights
1
Historical notes ; no. 7
1
House Concurrent Resolutions
1
Linguistic Series of the Summer Institute of Linguistics of the University of Oklahoma
1
Progressive Retail Merchant of Texas
1
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society
1
Report of Fish and Oyster Commissioner of the State of Texas
1
Rich Field Flyer
1
Senate Bills
1
Series F--Geography
1
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology.
1
Texas County and Local History Series
1
Texas Geological Survey. Bulletin
1
The Bluebell
1
The Dunrobin Piper
1
The Pedagogue
1
The Texas Gulf Historical and Biographical Record
1
The Texas Industrial Review
1
The University of Texas Mineral Survey Bulletin
1
War and the Southwest series
1

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