Explore 35 Collections - B Matching

Donald F. Baker Collection (The Dallas Way)

The papers, photographs, publications, and artifacts of Donald F. Baker, a gay rights activist in Dallas, Texas. Most materials date from 1975-2000.

Added: July 2017.

Bandera Bulletin

The paper began publication in 1945, documenting Bandera area history, including major flooding events from the Medina River as well 20th-century population booms. Funding provided by a Tocker Foundation grant.

Added: May 2016.

The Ray and Joyce Bankston Dalco Photography Collection

Photos of show, quarter and cutting horses from the 1960s through 2004. Ray Bankston and his company, Dalco, documented these events and told the stories of many people involved, including celebrities and wealthy Texans.

Added: May 2014.

The Bartlett Tribune

Since 1886, the paper played a vital role in the community by reporting on national, state, and local news, obituaries and a record of legal notices. Funding from a grant to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Added: September 2009.

The Bastrop Advertiser

First published as The Bastrop Advertiser and County News on March 1, 1853, The Bastrop Advertiser is the oldest continuously published weekly in Texas. Funding for its digitization was provided by a Tocker Foundation grant.

Added: February 2012.

O. D. and Estelle Bates Collection

O. D. and Estelle Bates came to Irving during the late 1960s. Motivated by their interest in local history, they collected photos and conducted interviews documenting the history of the Irving area.

Added: May 2009.

Battleship Texas Blueprint Collection

The Battleship Texas State Historic Site blueprint collection documents the construction and design of Battleship Texas from 1910-1949.

Added: October 2017.

Battleship Texas State Historic Site Photograph Collection

These photographs depict the evolution of the famous Battleship Texas, including its technology and appearance over time, how she contributed to war efforts, and the lives of the men who served on the ship.

Added: January 2015.

Baylor County Banner

First printed in 1895, the Baylor County Banner still serves the people of Seymour and Baylor County today. Funding was provided by a Tocker Foundation grant.

Added: June 2014.

Bell County Democrat

The Bell County Democrat represents late-19th and early-20th-century life in central Texas. The semi-weekly paper features local, state, and national news as well as advertising. Funding provided by a TexTreasures grant.

Added: August 2012.

Bell Helicopter Records

A selection of photographs documenting Bell aircraft, components, manufacturing, and personnel.

Added: February 2017.

Jim Bell Texas Architecture Collection

Photographs of historic Texas county courthouses and their surrounding buildings, as well as historic bridges, churches, and landmarks. The photographs are all in color and were taken from 1990 to the present.

Added: April 2011.

Bellaire Area Newspapers

These weekly newspapers from Houston include news and information related to West University Place, Bellaire, Southside Place, Braeswood, Southampton, Southgate and adjacent areas along with advertising.

Added: May 2014.

The Bellville Countryman

Founded on July 28th, 1860, The Bellville Countryman was a semi-weekly newspaper that served the populations of Bellville and Austin. Funding provided through a TexTreasures Early Texas Newspapers grant.

Added: October 2011.

The Belton Independent

This weekly newspaper, published in Belton, discussed local, state, and national news and advertising. A Whig newspaper, it was the first paper in Bell County — it opposed secession and supported Sam Houston.

Added: May 2012.

Belton Journal

Since 1866, the Journal has served the Central Texas town of Belton. Funding was provided by a TexTreasures grant.

Added: August 2012.

Benson Latin American Collection

Includes correspondences of Lorenzo de Zavala and other notable people in early Texas history. Funded in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Added: May 2009.

Bergstrom-Austin Community Council Records

Photos documenting the history of Bergstrom Air Force Base from its early days as De Valle Army Air Base in the 1940s to its transformation into a municipal airport in the '90s.

Added: March 2014.

Ralph Bickler Papers

The Ralph Bickler Papers include photographs documenting the Bickler family and life in Central Texas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. From a family with German roots, Ralph attended the Texas German and English Academy founded by his father. As an adult, he was active in many social organizations in Austin.

Added: October 2017.

The Big Lake Wildcat

The Big Lake Wildcat was established in 1925 to serve the residents of Big Lake. By 1931, it absorbed most of the other area newspapers and in 1931 became the only newspaper in Reagan County.

Added: June 2015.

Black Academy of Arts and Letters Records

Event photographs from the Black Academy of Arts and Letters, Incorporated (TBAAL), a Dallas-based nonprofit. Some items in this collection are restricted to use by the UNT community.

Added: September 2014.

J. William Blewitt Collection

This collection of photographs by J. William Blewitt includes photographs of weddings, reunions, and the 36th Texas Division.

Added: May 2014.

Boerne Star

Since 1906 The Boerne Star has been the source for local news in Boerne and Kendall County, Texas. The Star is published every Tuesday and Friday, continuing the 111-year mission of documenting the history of the Boerne, Comfort, Fair Oaks Ranch and Kendall County areas for current and future generations.

Added: May 2017.

Boone Collection Bank Notes

These vivid and intricately illustrated bank notes, vouchers, and coupons (1915 - 1925) came from the tumultuous era of World War I and its aftermath, originating in Germany, Hungary, Russia, Italy, and Denmark.

Added: May 2014.

Borger Daily Herald

After the discovery of oil in the West Texas town, this boomtown attracted oil men, prospectors, gamblers, and bootleggers. The paper documented the rapid growth and activity of Borger during the first half of the 20th century.

Added: October 2011.

Bosque County Glass Plate Negatives Collection

Glass plate negatives relating to Bosque County history. Over 50 glass plate negatives that make up this collection include images of parade floats, families, the Bosque River Flood, and agriculture.

Added: March 2012.

Bill and Marcella Bradly Collection

Photographer Bill Bradly documented the people and businesses of the Deaf Smith County area, represented here. Funding provided in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Added: May 2009.

The Brand

In 1916, Mildred Paxton, Raymond Foy and Horace Blackwell started this weekly student paper at Hardin-Simmons University. The paper covered topics relating to student life and happenings at the university.

Added: June 2010.

Breckenridge Daily American

The Breckenridge Daily American provided the citizens of Breckenridge and Stephens County with news, advertising, and gossip, documenting the towns' growth and development.

Added: January 2010.

Breckenridge Weekly Democrat

Published by the Breckenridge American Publishing Company, this newspaper served up sensational headlines on a weekly basis, documenting the town's development and commerce.

Added: September 2010.

Brenham Weekly Banner

Created as an anti-Reconstruction newspaper by Confederate Army veteran John G. Rankin, the Brenham Weekly Banner was published for 30. Funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Added: September 2010.

Broadening Access to Books on Texas and Oklahoma

Out-of-print books related to Texas and Oklahoma history, made available as ebooks thanks to a Humanities Open Book Program grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence.

Added: April 2017.

Brownwood Bulletin

Will Mayes began publishing the daily paper in 1900 after purchasing the two 19th century weeklies, the Brownwood Banner and the Brownwood Bulletin. The paper continues to serve Brownwood to this day.

Added: August 2014.

Building the African-American Community

This collection of photographs and texts are part of an effort to preserve Austin’s African-American cultural history. Includes images of church parishioners, families, students, weddings, church groups, and more.

Added: May 2014.

Burleson Area Newspaper Collection

These issues of multiple newspapers cover the rich and dynamic history of the Burleson area. Funding for digitization was provided by the Ladd and Katherine Hancher Library Foundation.

Added: July 2016.