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C. F. McCann

During the Great Depression, Connie Ford McCann served as a company clerk for two six month tours in the Civilian Conservation Corps. This collection features his diary, documents, and photographs from his year with the CCC.

Added: May 2014.

Caldwell News and Burleson County Ledger

Issues of the Caldwell News-Chronicle, The Caldwell News and the Burleson County Ledger covering the years 1897 to 1955. The weekly newspaper documented the development of Burleson County's farming and oil industries as well as local events and people.

Added: August 2011.

The Cameron Herald

The weekly newspaper The Cameron Herald served the people of Cameron in Milam County, Texas and includes local, state, and national news as well as advertising. The community was formed in 1846, named after Ewen Cameron, a Scottish highlander who participated in the Texas Revolution and was a member of the Mier Expedition during the war with Mexico.

Added: May 2014.

Camp Barkeley Newspapers

Once located near the current Dyess Air Force Base, Camp Barkeley was one of the largest U.S. military installations in Texas. Named for decorated World War I veteran and native Texan David B. Barkeley, it began operations in 1941. Throughout its operation, a variety of newspapers published by personnel provided news and information to the soldiers and their families.

Added: March 2015.

Camp Bowie Photograph Collection

This collection of photographs documents life at Camp Bowie, featuring photos of troops at the camp in Fort Worth during WWI, and of troops, tents, and aerial views of the camp in Brownwood during WWII.

Added: September 2015.

Canadian Advertiser

The Canadian Advertiser was published from 1938-1939 by Othello Ontje Miller, and was succeeded by the Hemphill County News when the Advertiser ceased publication in 1939. The sole owners of the newspaper were Othello and his wife Elna Miller. He was the publisher and editor and she was in charge of the reporting and advertising.

Added: September 2009.

Canadian Record

"Devoted to the interests of Canadian and the Surrounding Country", as its masthead once declared early in the publication's history, The Canadian Record continues to serve the town of Canadian, Texas as it has since 1893.

Added: November 2010.

Canyon City News

This weekly newspaper began as the Canyon City Stayer in 1896 and primarily covered stock raising. Attorney George A. Brandon bought it in 1903 and, renamed Canyon City News, the newspaper included local, state, and national news as well as advertising and items promoting the community.

Added: May 2014.

The Carpa Cubana and Sabino Gomez Photograph Collections

These photographs document the Mexican-American tent shows, known as "carpas", that traveled Mexico and the Southwestern United States. Active from around 1910 until the 1940s, the carpas combined traditional circus acts such as acrobats and clowns with theatrical performances such as singing, dancing, and comedy routines.

Added: February 2012.

The Carrollton Chronicle

For much of the 20th century the Carrollton Chronicle was the newspaper of record for the small town. The town square was platted in 1900, with the newspaper being one of the earliest businesses to open. It provided a weekly history of a town which grew from 500 people in 1900 to nearly 90,000 in the early 1990’s.

Added: December 2014.

Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection

Photographs donated by Charles Schulze, Jr. and his wife, Catherine. Charles was the nephew of J. O. Schulze, a co-founder of Irving. The photographs include images of Irving at the turn of the century, as well as many images taken by the Chicago Rock Island railroad survey crew as they traveled throughout the South.

Added: May 2009.

Cechoslovak and Westke Noviny

The Cechoslovak and Weske Noviny newspaper was a Czech language paper that served the growing Czech communities in Rosenberg and West, Texas from 1918 to 1945. The weekly paper featured local, state, national, and world news as well as advertising.

Added: May 2014.

Cedar Hill Newspaper Collection

The Cedar Hill Newspaper Collection is a selection of weekly newspapers from Cedar Hill and Duncanville in Dallas and Ellis Counties. The newspapers include local, state, and national news as well as advertisements.

Added: May 2014.

Chalberg Collection of Prints and Negatives

The photographic archives of the Ellison Photo Company were donated to the Austin History Center by Russell Chalberg, on December 9th, 1969. In 1981, an additional 1,277 prints and glass-plate negatives from the Jordan-Ellison Company were donated.

Added: March 2011.

Charles Wilson Photograph Collection

Charles "Charlie" Wilson was U.S. Representative from Texas's 2nd congressional district from 1972 to 1996. The collection documents Wilson's activities during his career - from meetings with his constituents in East Texas to his high profile visits to the Middle East and includes photos of Wilson with Presidents Reagan, Clinton, George W. Bush and other dignitaries.

Added: December 2013.

Cherokee County Banner

The Cherokee County Banner began publishing weekly in the late 1800's and served Jacksonville and other towns in Cherokee County.

Added: October 2014.

Cherokee County Historical Commission Photograph Collection

Photographs depicting people, families, and businesses in Rusk, Jacksonville, and surrounding towns in Cherokee County.

Added: May 2014.

Cherokeean Herald

A state historical marker designates the Cherokeean Herald newspaper in Rusk as the state's oldest, continuously published weekly. The publication's rich roots were planted in 1850, when Texas had been a state for just four years. The digitization of these issues was made possible by a Tocker Foundation grant.

Added: April 2011.

City Directories

City directories, business directories, legal directories, and phone directories from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Each directory has an index and advertisements from local businesses. The city directories generally include names, addresses, and telephone numbers for residents and businesses.

Added: September 2009.

The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

This project consists of eight archival collections reflecting the experiences of women, professional men, military men, Texas cattlemen, businessmen, farmers, and government officials from different parts of the country, with different political views and experiences. The project was funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Added: August 2011.

The Civilian and Gazette

The issues in this collection represent a series of newspapers whose publication began in June of 1838 and continued under various names until 1886, with missing publications between 1862 and 1865 due to Civil War conflicts. This project was generously funded by the Texas State Libraries and Archives Commission for the TexTreasures Early Texas Newspapers program.

Added: October 2011.

Clark Family Photography Collection

Joe and Junebug Clark's photography is a seminal work of visual storytelling, representing one of the most extensive family archives from the golden age of American photography. The Clarks' work has been featured in Life Magazine, National Geographic, Look and Newsweek.

Added: May 2014.

The Claude News

The seat of Armstrong County, Claude, is depicted in this newspaper collection, starting at the turn of the 20th-century and moving up to 1965. "The Oldest and Best Read County Seat Weekly in the Panhandle," the Claude News was funded through the generous support of the Tocker Foundation.

Added: December 2013.

Clifton Record

The Clifton Record was published in Clifton, Texas, a rural community in Bosque County of Central Texas. Bosque County is mostly a rural community, with Clifton as its largest city. Bosque County is a cultural center influenced by the Scandinavian and German immigrants that settled the area. A Tocker Foundation grant provided funding for digitization.

Added: September 2016.

Clyde Barrow Gang Collection

This sub-series of the Dallas Police Department Historical Records and Case Files collection contains photos, typescript documents, fingerprint cards, and police department memoranda of the activities and whereabouts of the gang. While the Dallas County Sherriff's Department headed the search, Dallas police provided intelligence on the gang's movements and associates.

Added: February 2010.

Coleman County Newspaper Collection

Founded in 1876, Coleman sits in a region devoted to large scale farming, ranching, oil and natural gas production. Local newspaper service has been provided from 1908 to the present by the Coleman Voice, Coleman Democrat Voice,Coleman Daily Voice, Coleman County Chronicle, and the Coleman Chronicle & Democrat Voice. Funding provided by the Tocker Foundation.

Added: April 2016.

The Collegian

The Daniel Baker College began as a small Presbyterian school, established in 1889 in Brownwood, Texas. The Collegian newspapers are a treasure of information about campus life and personalities, as well as a reflection of the values and way of life at a small college in the first half of the 20th century.

Added: July 2010.

Collin Chronicles, Records of Collin County, Texas

These issues of the Collin Chronicles run from 1981 and provide transcripts of historical materials, local cemetery information and general research resources. These include county history, Society members' family information, newspaper and primary source abstractions, queries, and cemetery information.

Added: March 2011.

The Colony Newspaper Collection

Digitized through support of a Rescuing Texas History 2013 grant, The Colony Newspaper Collection represents the history of The Colony, Texas. The municipality began in 1969 with the planned development of a new city modeled after the city of Dallas and consisted primarily of single family homes.

Added: March 2014.

The Community Bulletin

Howard and Clara Caver started The Bulletin in 1967 as a service to the community of black churches in Abilene. It reported on church and community events, civil rights, political races, educational changes, and the job market.

Added: May 2009.

Concordia University Texas Records

Materials documenting the history of Lutheran Concordia College, including faculty minutes and correspondence between the school's Board of Control and the national Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod leadership describing the campus development. Funding provided in part by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission through the TexTreasures program.

Added: March 2015.

The Congressional Globe

The Congressional Globe is a record of the congressional debates from the Twenty-Third U.S. Congress in 1833 through the Forty-Second U.S. Congress in 1873.

Added: January 2011.

Conroe Courier

The Conroe Courier was a weekly newspaper "Published in the interest of Conroe and Montgomery County". The paper was founded by 1896 by H. P. Jones and featured local, state, and national news as well as advertising.

Added: May 2014.

Copperas Cove Leader Press

When Fort Hood became a large regional employer, the Copperas Cove population grew exponentially, well into the 21st Century. The Copperas Cove Leader Press originates from two titles, the Leader and the Press, both established in the late 1970s, and it has documented the growth of this crossroads community in Texas.

Added: May 2016.

The Corpus Christi Caller

This newspaper was founded in 1883 and moved locations three times, with publication continuing today. It was established by Eli Merriman, Ed Williams, and W.P. Caruthers and Captain Richard King, the founder of the King Ranch, was an original stockholder. A Texas State Historical Marker commemorates the first location of the newspaper in Corpus Christi.

Added: October 2011.


The Corral is the first student publication of Hardin-Simmons University beginning in 1902 and continuing to the present time. Since 1916, the Corral was dedicated to literary offerings. Beginning in the 1960s art submissions, including drawings, paintings, and photographs were included. It serves as a history of the university and a record of creative efforts of students.

Added: July 2010.

Crosby County Newspapers

The weekly newspaper The Crosbyton Review began publication on January 7, 1909, and has covered local, national, and world news. This collection consists of newspaper issues held on microfilm, and was digitized thanks to a grant from the Tocker Foundation.

Added: August 2012.

Cross Plains 2005 Firestorm Photograph Collection

Excerpts from a scrapbook that covers the fire storm that hit Cross Plains, Texas in December 2005. Materials include newspaper clippings from both local and national news coverage.

Added: July 2012.

Cross Timbers Business Report

A quarterly report which addresses the economic conditions across the United States, Texas, and Erath County. The Report's data are compiled from statistics and information available from government agencies and include summaries and commentary.

Added: May 2014.

Cuero Area Newspaper Collection

The Cuero Area Newspaper Collection serves the city of Cuero and DeWitt County. Famed for turkey ranching, Cuero is unofficially known as the "Turkey Capital of the World," a reputation that is substantiated by the Cuero High School mascot, the Gobblers. Funding provided by the Tocker Foundation.

Added: March 2016.

Cutting Horse Photograph Collection

Photographs from the National Cutting Horse Association Summer Cutting Spectacular, which was held at the Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth. Founded in 1946, the National Cutting Horse Association is an equestrian organization that strives to promote cutting horses as a competition sport.

Added: May 2012.

David S. Castle Architectural Drawings

Over 6,500 pages of architectural drawings and blue prints created primarily during the first half of the 20th century. Established in Abilene in 1915, the David S. Castle Company became an extremely successful architecture firm and was responsible for designing many building landmarks in West Texas during the 1920s and 30s.

Added: August 2016.

Denton Municipal Collection

Features documents, newsletters, clippings, and photographs from the early 1900s to present day, depicting people, places, and activities about the various Departments of the City of Denton.

Added: March 2017.

Frank Caldwell

The Frank Caldwell Collection contains hundreds of photographs documenting various parts of Texas from about the 1880s through the 1930s.

Added: May 2016.