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Jo Streit Film Footage Collection

Original Betacam footage from filmmaker Jo Streit's documentary Flirting with Power.

Added: November 2023.


The S-Parks were a series of internal Texas State Parks Board newsletters compiled and sent out to park staff between 1940 and 1963. The newsletters consisted of news from around the park system, anecdotes, visitor stories and letters, and visitation numbers. These newsletters present an inside look at park operations during the middle of the 20th century.

Added: June 2023.

Las Sabinas

Las Sabinas is a quarterly publication discussing the history of the Orange County area and genealogy of residents through various materials.

Added: June 2013.

Teel Sale Collection

Selected material drawn from a larger tangible collection of artist and poet Teel Sale's work.

Added: February 2020.

Ruth Scantlin Roach Salmon (1896-1986) Collection

These photographs are a sample from the collection of papers and photographs world champion rodeo performer Ruth Salmon donated to the UNT Archives in 1985.

Added: May 2009.

San Angelo Press

Established in 1897 by John J. Rhodes, the paper focused on providing news and information on stockbreeding, farming, the home, and industry. Digitization was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Added: October 2010.

San Antonio Express

The San Antonio Express was first published in 1865, and continues serving the San Antonio area today as the San Antonio Express-News.

Added: July 2014.

San Antonio Herald

Published by J.P. Newcomb, the San Antonio Herald experienced several name changes during its run in the latter half of the 19th century. This collection showcases issues that include daily, weekly, and tri-weekly editions.

Added: October 2011.

San Antonio Ledger

Established by Joseph Walker in 1850, the San Antonio Ledger was one of many newspapers owned by Walker until his death in 1886.

Added: October 2011.

San Antonio Light

The San Antonio Light was originally published as a daily newspaper. In different incarnations, the newspaper was continually published until 1992.

Added: October 2011.

San Antonio Register

Founded by Valmo C. Bellinger, the paper began printing in 1931, running without interruption for 47 years. This was San Antonio's second African-American weekly newspaper.

Added: May 2014.

San Jacinto Museum of History Newspaper Collection

The San Jacinto Museum of History Newspaper Collection represents forty-five titles, published in thirty-two different years between 1839 and 1923. The earliest issue is The National Intelligencer, from July 18, 1839.

Added: February 2018.

San Marcos Area Newspaper Collection

These issues include multiple regional titles, including the Texas State University student newspaper, The Star. Funding was provided by a Rescuing Texas History grant.

Added: May 2016.

San Marcos Free Press

After publishing a newspaper in Eastern Indiana for 14 years, Isaac H. Julian bought the only paper in Hays County. It morphed into the San Marcos Free Press. Funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Added: April 2013.

San Patricio County Newspaper Collection

These newspapers served the communities of San Patricio County and the greater Corpus Christi area. Digitization was funded by a Tocker Foundation grant.

Added: March 2016.

The San Saba County News

Formerly known as San Saba News prior to 1892 the San Saba County News is now a weekly newspaper that includes local, state, and national news. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Added: May 2014.

The San Saba News

Founded by Col. William T. Melton, this weekly paper debuted as the first newspaper in West Texas.

Added: September 2010.

The San Saba Weekly News

The San Saba Weekly News is a weekly newspaper that served the town of San Saba. The newspaper ran in 1885 and 1886 and included local, state, and national news. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Added: May 2014.

San Simon Cattle and Canal Collection

Photographs, correspondence, and documents from the San Simon Cattle and Canal Company.

Added: March 2020.

Sanborn Map Collection

These maps were created to estimate fire insurance risks in US cities. They are a priceless resource for historical and genealogical research as well as for planning and preservation.

Added: December 2014.

Sanger Area Newspapers

The Sanger Area Newspaper Collection hosts the Sanger Courier, the first newspaper published in this city, starting in 1900, and the Sanger News, a weekly newspaper begun in 2012.

Added: July 2020.

Sayles and Sayles Collection

First-hand records of land transactions, early ranching, oil and gas exploration, and shortline railroad development in Abilene, Texas, and the surrounding West Texas region at the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth century.

Added: September 2020.

Schuhmann Family Photographs

Black and white photos taken primarily in Fayette and Runnels counties. The collection belonged to the Gustav and Caroline Albers Schuhmann family and their son, Walter Schuhmann and his wife, Elsie Voelkel Schuhmann.

Added: July 2016.

Schulenburg Sticker

The paper documented Schulenberg history since 1899. W.R. King, whose writing skills assisted other early local historians, founded the paper. These issues represent 30 years of Czech and German heritage.

Added: October 2011.

Charles and Catherine Schulze Collection

Photographs donated by Charles Schulze, Jr. and his wife, Catherine. Images include Irving at the turn of the century, as well as the Chicago Rock Island railroad survey crew as they traveled through the South.

Added: May 2009.

Scouting Magazine

Written for Boy Scout leaders, officials, and others, Scouting Magazine includes articles about events, activities, updates, topical columns and essays, and news from various chapters nationwide.

Added: December 2012.

The Sealy News

Representing Sealy, Texas, and surrounding Austin County, The Sealy News has been in publication since 1887 as, "A newspaper devoted to local news all the time."

Added: August 2022.

Seguiner Zeitung

This weekly German-language newspaper published in Seguin, Guadalupe County. The paper began as the Waechter, published in the late 1880s, but changed its name after a year. It remained in print until 1932.

Added: September 2014.

Seminole Newspaper Collection

Situated in West Texas, Seminole is famous as a top producer of cotton, peanuts, and oil and gas. The paper has been published since 1907. Preservation and digitization are supported by the Tocker Foundation.

Added: May 2014.

Jesse P. Sewell Photograph Collection

Believed to be from the private collection of the fifth president of Childers Classical Institute (now ACU), these photos show the history of Abilene, the growth of the university, and the Churches of Christ in the area.

Added: March 2015.

The Seymour News

This weekly newspaper published in Seymour, Baylor County. George Patton Barber established and ran it for 14 years. It included local, state, and national news as well as advertising.

Added: May 2014.

John Sharpe Collection

The Sharpe family photographs and documents contain historical images of family members, biographies and texts of news articles, and more.

Added: June 2014.

Sherman Daily Democrat

The Sherman Daily Democrat is a daily newspaper published in Sherman in Grayson County. The newspaper included local, state, and national news as well as advertising.

Added: May 2014.

The Sherman Daily Register

This paper began in October 1885 as an independent publication and continued through 1906. It included local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.

Added: March 2011.

Shiner Gazette

Charles M. Ward established the Shiner Gazette in 1893 as a Democratic newspaper in Shiner and is still in publication today. These issues were digitized through the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Added: September 2010.

Don Shugart Photography Collection

Don Shugart, an equine and show-photographer, documented these images of the 1997 National Cutting Horse Association Summer Cutting Spectacular that was held at Will Rogers Coliseum in Fort Worth, Texas.

Added: May 2012.

Silsbee Area Newspaper Collection

These issues represent the history of Silsbee, Woodrow, the Big Thicket National Preserve, and other significant historical areas in Hardin County. Funded by a Tocker Foundation grant.

Added: May 2016.


The Maverick Region Porsche Club of America’s publication Slipstream, launched in 1965 and published monthly, highlights stories related to the organization or of interest to the group's members including news, upcoming and past events, other feature articles, and classified advertisements.

Added: July 2016.

Erwin E. Smith Photography Collection

Photographs depicting the culture of the American West largely between 1905 and 1910. The collection includes images of cowboys, cattle, horses, and ranching culture.

Added: October 2018.

Smithville Times

Published weekly, The Smithville Times later absorbed The Smithville Transcript and The Smithville Enterprise. The paper covers local news and community events in Smithville and Bastrop County.

Added: February 2018.

The Snyder Signal

Initially published in 1911, this paper actively promoted a Christian way of life. Today, it functions as the Snyder Daily News and serves the West Texas town of Snyder. Funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Added: March 2013.

The Society Diaries Collection

Begun in 2011 and published bimonthly until 2019, The Society Diaries magazine chronicled the sophisticated lifestyle of upper-class Texans in Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and South Texas.

Added: September 2023.

South Belt Ellington Leader

Weekly published since February 1976. The free paper is distributed in stores and public places in southeast Houston and owned by the people residing in the South Belt area. Funded by a Rescuing Texas History grant.

Added: May 2016.

The South Jetty

Since 1971, this Port Aransas paper provided news; photos; and full-color summer visitors' guides to document marine wildlife, area tourism, and local attractions. Funded by the Ladd and Katherine Hancher Foundation.

Added: May 2014.

The Southern Intelligencer

From its founding in 1856 until the Civil War, this Austin newspaper was an anti-secessionist, pro-Union platform, published by William Baker and Irving Root. Funded by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Added: October 2011.

Southern Mercury

In 1892, the Southern Mercury began, becoming the official journal of the Texas Farmers Alliance by 1886 under the supervision of editor E.G. Rust.

Added: October 2011.

Southern Messenger

Beginning publication in 1890 as a small parish bulletin, the Southern Messenger was the first English-language Catholic newspaper published in Texas.

Added: July 2020.

Southwest Chinese Journal

Gene Lee founded the Chinese-language paper in 1976. It ran until 1985, serving the immigrant community of Houston by distributing information about their needs and available local services and opportunities.

Added: May 2014.

Southwestern Historical Quarterly

Continuously published since 1897 by the Texas State Historical Association, this is the premier source of scholarly information about the history of Texas and the Southwest. This collection features issues from 1897-2004.

Added: July 2010.

Southwestern University Archival Collections

Selected letters and documents drawn from Special Collections at Southwestern University.

Added: March 2015.

Spanish Archives of Laredo

Covering 1749-1872, these handwritten official documents contain records of boundary surveys; land allotments; Indian raids; church, school, and social development; royal decrees and edicts; local laws and ordinances; civil and criminal litigation; census, tax, and trade statistics; and wills and estate settlements.

Added: August 2017.

L. D. Sparkman Collection

Slides and photographs documenting the travels of L. D. Sparkman (1927-2012).

Added: April 2018.

Special Collections Department Oral Histories

Audio recordings of oral histories conducted by the UNT Libraries Special Collections Department with staff, donors, and artists.

Added: February 2024.

Special Collections Events and Activities

This collection includes documentation, including photographs, of events and activities undertaken by the UNT Libraries' Special Collections department.

Added: January 2024.

Spotlight on North Texas

Digitized materials from "Spotlight on North Texas," a community history and regional media preservation project, include home movies, television news footage, and photographs that document activities in the state of Texas and beyond. This project was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant program.

Added: July 2016.

St. Edward’s University Newspaper Collection

The St. Edward’s University newspaper, which has had many names, is a student-run weekly newspaper for the St. Edward’s University community.

Added: July 2017.

St. Mary's Rattler

This bimonthly student-run newspaper at St. Mary's University in San Antonio has documented campus life and celebrations as well as news related to the school, local community, the nation, and the world since 1918.

Added: May 2016.

St. Mary's University School of Law Newspaper Collection

Student paper for St. Mary’s University School of Law during the 1950s and 1960s. It contains scholarly writing and news related to the local legal community. St. Mary's is still the only law school in the San Antonio area.

Added: June 2014.

Stamford Area Newspaper Collection

Newspapers from the communities of Rule, Rochester, and Stamford, "where the Old West meets the frontier."

Added: January 2018.

Star of the Republic Museum Objects

From the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, these items (dating from 1700s-1800s) include furniture, clothing, buttons, farm implements, china, trade tokens, arrowheads, cooking utensils, and looms.

Added: February 2012.

Stephens County Sun

Published by the Breckenridge Publishing Company, the Stephens County Sun newspaper documents Stephens County's thriving development and commerce during the 20th century.

Added: August 2010.

City of Stephenville Newspaper Collection

The City of Stephenville Newspaper Collection hosts the newspaper history of Stephenville, including the Stephenville Empire, the Stephenville Tribune, the Stephenville Empire-Tribune, and the weekly student newspaper from Tarleton State University, the J-TAC.

Added: September 2017.

Stephenville Empire-Tribune

The Stephenville Empire-Tribune Collection represents three titles: the Stephenville Empire and the Stephenville Tribune, which were competing publications, and a third title, the Stephenville Empire-Tribune, created upon merger of the two in 1929. Editorials in these newspapers offer information of special interest, as they provide an important means for gauging local opinions on historical events.

Added: September 2017.


This quarterly journal dates from 1961 to 1990. It contains unpublished records and other materials whose purpose is to stimulate and support the research and teaching of genealogy.

Added: March 2011.

Stonewall County School Annuals

School annuals, photographs, and information about students, teachers, sports, school events and organizations in Stonewall County. The Aspermont ISD collection contains volumes of yearbooks through the years.

Added: August 2010.

Stonewall Democrats of Dallas Papers (The Dallas Way)

The Stonewall Democrats of Dallas is an LGBT Democratic political organization and contains the organization’s documents from the years 1996-2008.

Added: September 2023.

Evelyn Fiedler Streng Slide Collection

Images of mid- to late 20th century Texas and the Southwestern United States. More than 700 items from the 35 mm slide collection have been digitized and made accessible here, under a 2017 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Added: March 2017.

Birdie Stringer Collection

Photographs from the collection of Birdie Orena Stringer Williamson, a Texas school teacher.

Added: May 2021.

The Lester Strother Texas Metro Records

Selection of records drawn from the collection of Lester Strother, a Fort Worth magazine publisher and editor.

Added: May 2021.

Student Army Training Corps

This collection contains information related to the Student Army Training Corps from 1918-1919. The Simmons College Unit, comprised of men from both Simmons College (now Hardin-Simmons University) and Abilene Christian College (now Abilene Christian University) is complied of regulations from the Army War Department, correspondence from commanding officers, and a list of men in the S.A.T.C. at Simmons College.

Added: October 2023.

Student Demonstration Poster Collection

Posters created by students of the University of North Texas in the course of the "Willis Wall Demonstration," September 21, 2016. The posters express frustration and anger at a series of events in the news involving police brutality and violence against African Americans. The posters also express solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Added: October 2018.

The Suburbia News

Weekly newspaper serves the cities of Balch Springs, Combine, Crandall, and Seagoville. The inaugural issue appeared in November 1972 and published continuously since, including primarily local news and advertising.

Added: August 2015.

Sutherlin Family Collection, 1943-1946

The Sutherlin Family Collection, 1943-1946, features correspondence, photos, and other materials related to the military service of James E. Sutherlin.

Added: November 2009.

Sweetwater Reporter

Founded in 1879 with the establishment of a post office, Sweetwater serves as a hub of transportation, ranching, and industry. Its newspaper documented the West Texas community's ups and downs. Funded by a Tocker Foundation grant.

Added: July 2012.
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