Collections - U
Purchased in 1855 from F. Muhr by Ferdinand Flake, Die Union, under multiple titles, served the Galveston area until 1872 as Texas' first German-language newspaper. As the name indicates, Die Union was a pro-Union, antislavery newspaper; Flake represented a small, elite minority of educated liberals. He published his liberal opinions in multiple Texas newspapers, including Die Union.Added: October 2011.
The United States Army Corps of Engineers Collection from the Dallas Historical Society includes photographs of early lock and dam projects throughout Texas. The images date from 1913 to the 1920s, and include images of the Trinity River, Brazos River, Neches River, Caddo Lake, and other locations.Added: May 2009.
This collection contains Texas reference maps generated by the U.S. Census Bureau that denote census blocks and other areas for which the Bureau compiles information to show the correlation between geographic areas and census data. The maps include some roadways, railways, geography, hydrography, and other features to aid in identifying particular locations. Specifically, the collection includes county block maps from 1990, 2000, and 2010, as well as the block maps generated under public law P.L.94-171 for 2010 that include legislative and voting districts.Added: March 2014.
These scholarly and general interest books published by the University of North Texas Press cover biography, history, culture, folklore, nature, cookery, the arts, and more. Some items in this collection are restricted to use by the UNT community.Added: May 2014.
Explore over 100 years of UNT's football history in photographs. In 1906 UNT's first football team took to the field, and over the next century the team obtained some incredible successes. Its first bowl game win in December 1946 led to other bowl games, and legendary players such as Ray Renfro, Abner Haynes, Richard Gill, and Joe Greene drove UNT to even greater accomplishments.Added: July 2011.
The Scholarly Works Collection is home to materials from the University of North Texas community's research, creative, and scholarly activities. It serves as UNT's Open Access Repository. This collection brings together articles, papers, artwork, music, research data, reports, presentations, and other scholarly and creative products representing the expertise in our university community. Access to some items in this collection may be restricted.Added: November 2010.
This collection features the University of North Texas yearbooks which include photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Originally called the Cotton-tail, the yearbook started in 1906. In 1907 the title was changed to the Yucca which was published every year through 1974 when university support for the yearbook was discontinued. Between 1977 and 1980, a shorter, student-led publication titled Wings was issued in place of university-sponsored yearbooks. The title changed to the Aerie when university support was reinstated for the yearbook in 1982. Publication ceased after the 2007 edition.Added: November 2009.
The USGS took over responsibility for mapping the country in 1879 and has been the primary civilian mapping agency of the United States ever since. This collection features the best known USGS maps which are the 1:24,000-scale topographic maps, also known as 7.5-minute quadrangles for the state of Texas.Added: August 2010.