Personal and official records of Moses Austin and his son Stephen F. Austin, also known as "The Father of Texas." They cover significant events in Texas history, from colonization and the revolution to the early Republic of Texas.
The Cedar Hill Citizen was digitized in tribute to its former publisher, James Mobley. Mobley published the paper with his wife, Pat, who was a strong supporter of public access to educational research materials for the greater good of the community. This collection commemorates their contribution to historic preservation.
Mary Anson Jones' personal letters from 1866 to 1882 discuss local affairs, family, and friends. The bulk of the letters is to her son, Cromwell Anson Jones. After her death, issues relating to land claims and taxes on family land arose.
The McMurry Chieftain is the alumni newsletter from McMurry University in Abilene. The newsletter features information about events at the school and news about the university's students, staff, and alumni.
The Council Fire is the student handbook of McMurry University in Abilene. It includes information about the school's rules and regulations as well as general information about student governance, campus life, and activities.
The McMurry University Library presents their collection of University catalogs that range from 1923 to present day. The catalogs describe the governance, faculty, course offerings, and campus life of McMurry College.
This annually published yearbook for McMurry College presents a record of student and campus life during the previous academic year. It includes photographs, formal and candid, of students, faculty, events and more.
The Megaphone reflects Southwestern University campus life as well as Georgetown and Williamson County events and activities, especially during the early years when "town and gown" were indistinguishable.
Newspapers serving Mercedes and Hidalgo County. The first paper, The Enterprise, was published by Isadore Moritz from 1908 to 1914. A series of English- and Spanish-language papers have since been published.
With the earliest paper issued in 1886, these papers were preserved through a Tocker Foundation grant. Founded in 1854 in Bosque County, the town was named for the 98th meridian, which was incorrectly believed to pass nearby.
These photographs depict Mexican American families, individuals, business and work experiences, festivals and community events, daily life and individual achievements within the scope of Texas history.
Fort Worth natives Mildred Schaeffer Zichner and her husband, Walter Zichner, traveled across the globe. They were often joined by family and friends, and their adventures are featured in these photographs.
Spanning multiple titles, these materials depict the rich center of publishing that was Mineola at the turn of the century. Digitization of this collection was generously supported by the Tocker Foundation.
Several newspapers have covered news in this crossroads between Caddo Land and pioneer settlement since the 1830s. Digitization of these papers was funded by a Ladd and Katherine Hancher Foundation grant.