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 May 11, 2021.


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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
Private Collection of Carolyn West
316
UNT Libraries
299
Patrick Heath Public Library
205
Dallas County Community College District
165
Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
139
Tyrrell Historical Library
134
Fort Worth Aviation Museum
104
Dallas Heritage Village
94
Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family
89
Texas Coastal Bend Collection
85
Richardson Public Library
84
Northwest Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church
70
Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
65
Other
55
Star of the Republic Museum
51
Denton Public Library
48
Texas State Historical Association
48
Euless Public Library
45
Fort Worth Jewish Archives
40
Private Collection of Melvin E. Brewer
39
Houston Earlier Texas Art Group
38
St. Mary's University Louis J. Blume Library
37
Mineral Wells Heritage Association
36
Grand Prairie Genealogical Society
32
Tarleton State University
29
Dallas Municipal Archives
28
Collin County History Museum
25
Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards
22
Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
22
Austin College
21
Montgomery County Memorial Library
20
Stewart Title Company
20
Oklahoma Historical Society
17
Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk
16
UNT Libraries Special Collections
15
Carrollton Public Library
13
Private Collection of T. B. Willis
13
Johnson County Historical Commission
12
Dallas Public Library
11
Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
11
McCulloch County Historical Commission
11
Old Settler's Association of Grayson County
11
University of Texas MD Anderson Center
11
Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas at Austin
10
City of College Station
10
Private Collection of Howard and Brenda McClurkin
8
Private Collection of Marie Bartholomew
8
City of Denton Parks and Recreation
7
Hutchinson County Genealogical Society
6
Palestine Public Library
6
University of Texas at Arlington Library
6
First United Methodist Church of Dallas
5
Panola College
5
UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
5
Westbank Community Library District
5
Boyce Ditto Public Library
4
Deaf Smith County Library
4
Journal of Texas Archeology and History
4
Texas Department of Transportation
4
Clay County Historical Society
3
First Christian Church of Arlington
3
Heard-Craig Museum
3
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth
3
Private Collection of E. M. Adams
3
Rosenberg Library
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
Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
2
Rio Grande City Public Library
2
Texas Historical Commission
2
Texas Historical Foundation
2
Wiley College
2
Bosque County Historical Commission
1
Brownsville Historical Association
1
Canyon Area Library
1
Cherokee County Historical Commission
1
Cherokeean Herald
1
Dallas Genealogical Society
1
Dallas Historical Society
1
El Paso Public Library
1
Fort Worth Public Library
1
French Legation Museum
1
Harris County Public Library
1
Irving Archives
1
Kerr County Historical Commission
1
Krum United Methodist Church
1
Lena Armstrong 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
Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room
1
UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit
1
UNT Press
1

Counties (expand list)

Galveston County, TX
798
Harrison County, TX
741
Kerr County, TX
516
Dallas County, TX
423
Grayson County, TX
351
Jefferson County, TX
338
Kendall County, TX
194
Denton County, TX
150
Harris County, TX
104
Travis County, TX
104
Bexar County, TX
100
Cabell County, WV
93
Tarrant County, TX
72
Palo Pinto County, TX
51
Montgomery County, TX
39
Orleans Parish, LA
39
Collin County, TX
37
Jasper County, TX
30
Maricopa County, AZ
26
Erath County, TX
25
Washington County, AR
23
Lubbock County, TX
22
Mobile County, AL
20
Hamilton County, OH
19
Lamar County, TX
18
McLennan County, TX
18
Taylor County, TX
16
Potter County, TX
15
Greenbrier County, WV
14
Fairfax County, VA
13
Johnson County, TX
13
Lipscomb County, TX
13
Brazos County, TX
12
El Paso County, TX
12
Nueces County, TX
12
Jefferson County, KY
11
McCulloch County, TX
11
Baltimore County, MD
10
Los Angeles County, CA
10
Rockwall County, TX
10
Garland County, AR
9
Hopkins County, TX
9
Santa Barbara County, CA
9
Cherokee County, TX
8
Cook County, IL
8
Schuyler County, NY
8
Victoria County, TX
8
Wood County, TX
8
Anderson County, TX
7
Bowie County, TX
7
Buncombe County, NC
7
Cooke County, TX
7
Fluvanna County, VA
7
Kleberg County, TX
7
Llano County, TX
7
Muskogee County, OK
7
Suffolk County, MA
7
Ellis County, TX
6
Hughes County, OK
6
Hutchinson County, TX
6
Panola County, TX
6
Robertson County, TX
6
San Diego County, CA
6
Smith County, TX
6
Adams County, MS
5
Bath County, VA
5
Cameron County, TX
5
Cass County, TX
5
Charleston County, SC
5
Culberson County, TX
5
Denver County, CO
5
Grenada County, MS
5
Howard County, TX
5
Midland County, TX
5
Monterey County, CA
5
Navarro County, TX
5
Walker County, TX
5
Angelina County, TX
4
Armstrong County, TX
4
Bell County, TX
4
Brazoria County, TX
4
Burnet County, TX
4
Deaf Smith County, TX
4
Erie County, NY
4
Gray County, TX
4
Hill County, TX
4
Limestone County, TX
4
Matagorda County, TX
4
Miller County, AR
4
Nolan County, TX
4
Orange County, TX
4
Rockingham County, VA
4
Santa Fe County, NM
4
Titus County, TX
4
Van Zandt County, TX
4
Boulder County, CO
3
Brown County, TX
3
Calcasieu Parish, LA
3
Clay County, TX
3
Franklin County, TX
3
Hays County, TX
3
Henderson County, TX
3
King County, WA
3
Leon County, TX
3
Milam County, TX
3
Red River County, TX
3
San Augustine County, TX
3
Upshur County, TX
3
Uvalde County, TX
3
Waller County, TX
3
Wilson County, TX
3
Wood County, WV
3
Bandera County, TX
2
Beaufort County, SC
2
Bosque County, TX
2
Callahan County, TX
2
Carter County, OK
2
Clark County, NV
2
Clinton County, NY
2
Colorado County, TX
2
Comal County, TX
2
Cowlitz County, WA
2
Crosby County, TX
2
Cumberland County, ME
2
Del Norte County, CA
2
Dickens County, TX
2
Donley County, TX
2
Eastland County, TX
2
Freestone County, TX
2
Gaines County, TX
2
Hardeman County, TX
2
Hunt County, TX
2
Jefferson County, AL
2
Jones County, TX
2
Kaufman County, TX
2
Kern County, CA
2
La Plata County, CO
2
Live Oak County, TX
2
Mackinac County, MI
2
Marion County, TX
2
Mercer County, MO
2
Middlesex County, MA
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
Salt Lake County, UT
2
Sedgwick County, KS
2
Sweetwater County, WY
2
Trinity County, TX
2
Washington County, TX
2
Webster County, WV
2
Williamson County, TX
2
Wise County, TX
2
Young County, TX
2
Zavala County, TX
2
Alameda County, CA
1
Albany County, NY
1
Alleghany County, VA
1
Allegheny County, PA
1
Atascosa County, TX
1
Austin County, TX
1
Bernalillo County, NM
1
Blount County, TN
1
Boyd County, KY
1
Bradford County, PA
1
Bradley County, TN
1
Brewster County, TX
1
Bryan County, OK
1
Caddo Parish, LA
1
Calhoun County, MI
1
Calhoun County, TX
1
Camp County, TX
1
Castro County, TX
1
Coryell County, TX
1
Crawford County, AR
1
DeKalb County, IL
1
Douglas County, OR
1
Ector County, TX
1
El Paso County, CO
1
Falls County, TX
1
Fannin County, TX
1
Fayette County, KY
1
Fayette County, TX
1
Fisher County, TX
1
Floyd 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
Goliad County, TX
1
Grant County, IN
1
Gregg County, TX
1
Guadalupe County, TX
1
Hale County, TX
1
Hall County, TX
1
Hamilton County, TN
1
Hardin County, TX
1
Hempstead County, AR
1
Hennepin County, MN
1
Hidalgo County, TX
1
Houston County, TX
1
Howard County, AR
1
Huntingdon County, PA
1
Jefferson County, WI
1
Kimble County, TX
1
Kings County, NY
1
La Salle County, TX
1
Lafayette County, AR
1
Lancaster County, NE
1
Lauderdale County, MS
1
Lea County, NM
1
Liberty County, TX
1
Little River County, AR
1
Loving County, TX
1
Madison County, TX
1
Marion County, IN
1
Martin County, TX
1
McKean County, PA
1
Medina County, TX
1
Milwaukee County, WI
1
Mitchell County, TX
1
Monroe County, NY
1
Montgomery County, AL
1
Morgan County, IN
1
Multnomah County, OR
1
New Hanover County, NC
1
Norfolk County, MA
1
Oldham County, TX
1
Orange County, FL
1
Palm Beach County, FL
1
Parmer County, TX
1
Pecos 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
Randall County, TX
1
Rapides Parish, LA
1
Reeves 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
Shackelford County, TX
1
Shawnee County, KS
1
Shelby County, TN
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
Ward County, TX
1
Washington County, PA
1
Washtenaw County, MI
1
Wayne County, MI
1
Webb County, TX
1
Wheeler County, TX
1
Wilbarger County, TX
1
Winkler County, TX
1
York County, ME
1
York County, VA
1

Titles (expand list)

Albert Kiecke Scrapbook 1
205
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
Newsletter of the Texas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society
59
Westminster Presbyterian Church Records
56
Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting
48
Grinstead's Graphic
47
Retrospect
45
The Burro
40
Caroline Atkinson D'Etchegoyen Collection
38
HETAG: The Houston Earlier Texas Art Group
38
Diamondback
36
Bronco
35
Herbert Herman Fiedler Photograph Collection
28
Second Brigade News
28
John Dollinger, Jr., Inc. Records
25
Southeast Texas Postcards Collection
25
Anthology
24
Lorena Harbison Collection
24
Art from the Ruins
22
Hulon N. Anderson Collection
20
James Hayden Ross Collection
20
Telling Our Stories
19
Mary Howard Collection
16
The Beekeeper's Item
13
Making Cancer History Voices Oral History Collection
11
City of College Station: Project HOLD
10
Bartholomew Plan Documents
8
Dallas Water Utilities, 1888-1999
8
Play Guide
7
The Recall
6
The ACEF Journal
5
The Marine
5
American explorers
4
Journal of Texas Archeology and History
4
Papers Concerning Robertson's Colony in Texas
4
The Austin Papers
4
Annual Report of the American Historical Association
3
Geologic Atlas of the United States
3
Archaeological and Ethnological Papers of the Peabody Museum
2
Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology)
2
Bulletin (Texas. Department of Agriculture)
2
Bulletin of the University of Texas
2
Kessler Plan Documents
2
Levy Collection
2
Texas Methodist Historical Quarterly
2
The Medallion
2
Travis County Rural Directory
2
United States Geological Survey Reports
2
(Progressive retail merchant of Texas ; v.1, no.2)
1
15th Legislature of Texas
1
30th Legislature of Texas
1
35th Legislature of Texas
1
72nd Legislature of Texas
1
Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin
1
Collections of the Archive & History Department of the Texas State Library
1
County Series Reader
1
Dallas Nine Series
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
Maude Kitchens Collection
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

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