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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.

Ballinger Area Newspaper Collection

The Ballinger Daily Ledger, The Banner-Ledger, and The Ballinger Ledger represent Runnels County and the county seat of Ballinger. These newspapers document a county originally settled in 1886 by railroad development, that eventually became a farming and ranching hub by the early 20th-century.

Added: June 2019.

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.

United States Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti Papers

Photographs and documents drawn from a larger tangible collection of the personal and military papers of U.S. Army Major General Olinto Mark Barsanti.

Added: January 2020.

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.

President Gretchen Bataille Records

Photographs and videos that document Dr. Gretchen Bataille's service as President of the University of North Texas from 2006 to 2010.

Added: October 2021.

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 Newspaper Collection

The Battleship TEXAS Newspaper Collection consists of Texas Steer newsletters, written by crewmembers of USS TEXAS (BB-35) from 1924 through 1934.

Added: January 2020.

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.

Baytown Area Newspaper Collection

Newspapers have served the Baytown area since 1919, when the Goose Creek Gasser was founded. In 1924, the Gasser became the Goose Creek Tribune, publishing twice-weekly, and in 1928 – the Daily Tribune. With the Great Depression, several area newspapers merged, and in 1931, the first Tri-Cities Sun was published.

Added: August 2018.

The Beeville Bee

Established in 1886 by William O. McCurdy, The Beeville Bee represented the city of Beeville and wider Bee County. Beeville's population more than doubled between 1886 and 1900, with the arrival of the railroad, supporting two general stores, two hotels, a gin and gristmill, and a blacksmith shop, in addition to two newspaper titles, The Bee and The Picayune.

Added: June 2023.

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.

Claudia Webb Betti Papers

Papers, photographs, and slides of art by Claudia Webb Betti Benson, an artist and art professor at North Texas State University. Paintings date from 1956 to 1986.

Added: March 2018.

Beville Family Collection

A selection of items from the family of Alexander Archer Beville, a dentist from Amelia County, Virginia. In 1870 Beville and family moved to Waco, Texas, and according to several sources, he was the first dentist to reside and have a dental practice there.

Added: July 2020.

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.

Black Tie Dinner Collection (The Dallas Way)

Invitations, memorabilia, and publications related to the annual Black Tie Dinner which increases awareness for GLBT issues, entertains participants, and raises funds in support of gay and lesbian organizations.

Added: February 2020.

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.

Dr. Edith Marguerite Bonnet Papers

The Dr. Edith Marguerite Bonnet Papers include the personal diary and correspondence of Dr. Edith Bonnet (1897-1984). Dr. Bonnet, a 1926 graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch, was one of the first two females to intern at the John Sealy Hospital in Galveston, Texas.

Added: October 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.

Boy and Girl Scout Annual Reports

Annual reports submitted to Congress highlighting the yearly activities of the Boy and Girl Scouts of America

Added: November 2022.

Robert C. Bradbury Miniature Book Research Papers

Selection of items drawn from files compiled by miniature book bibliographer and dealer Robert C. Bradbury for his book Twentieth Century United States Miniature Books.

Added: January 2018.

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.

Brady Area Newspaper Collection

The Brady Area Newspaper Collection includes The Brady Standard and The Brady Herald, documenting the history of Brady and surrounding McCulloch County.

Added: February 2018.

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.

Brazoria County Area Newspapers

Situated in the Gulf Coast region of Texas, Brazoria County has seen publication of some of the earliest newspapers published in Texas. One of the earliest titles in this collection, the Texas Gazette and Brazoria Commercial Advertiser, began publication in 1832 and documents Texas' history when it was still a part of the United Mexican States, in the state of Coahuila y Tejas.

Added: April 2020.

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 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.

John Briggs Scrapbook Collection (The Dallas Way)

Scrapbook photo albums documenting "The Experience" project as well as Briggs' travel and time spent with family and friends.

Added: November 2020.

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.

Broadsides & Printed Ephemera Collection

Miscellaneous documents and memorabilia from Texas and beyond.

Added: January 2020.

Steve Brooks Collection

Artwork and promotional materials produced for musician Willie Nelson by graphic designer and artist Steve Brooks.

Added: October 2020.

Brownsville Affray

Documents related to the August 13-14, 1906, violence allegedly committed by soldiers stationed at Fort Brown.

Added: July 2019.

Brownsville Daily Herald

The Daily Herald began publication in 1892 in Brownsville, and served a vital role in the community. The paper is part of the "Chronicling America" project from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Added: December 2009.

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.

William J. Bryan Collection

Correspondence to and from William J. Bryan (1859-1948), a West Texas rancher and Texas legislator. Some letters and clippings relate to Bryan's activities in the legislature. Others are personal letters from friends.

Added: March 2020.

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.

Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society

One of the oldest continuously published archeological journals in the US, the Bulletin of the Texas Archeological Society (BTAS) publishes serious research on prehistory, archeological theory, and history.

Added: June 2018.

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.

J. J. Barlow Papers

This collection contains various materials such as, correspondence, newspapers, essays, audio recordings, notes and programs concerning the Black Panther Party, the civil rights movement in the United States, and African American history.

Added: April 2023.
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