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University of North Texas Digital Collections: Miniature Book Collection

Is it a recipe for moon tea you seek? Perhaps you'd like to learn more about the century that only had 99 years. It's all here in the delightful Miniature Book Collection created by the dedicated souls at the University of North Texas Libraries Digital Collection group. The collection includes almost 3000 items, and 299 of them have been scanned and added to this website in recent years. The...
Woodson Research Center: Digital Collection

The mission of the Woodson Research Center at Rice University is to "support the institutional, research and public service programs of the University." Their collections include the institutional records of the institution, along with materials on United States Southern history, British history and drama, Houston, and business. As part of their work, they have contributed hundreds of items to...
Digital Morphology

Have you ever wanted to look into the shape and structure of a suckermouth armored catfish? Well, the Digital Morphology website makes that possible. Created as part of the National Science Foundation Digital Library at The University of Texas at Austin, this library includes hundreds of 2D and 3D visualizations of the internal and external structure of living and extinct vertebrates, and a number...
Dallas Voice

The Dallas Voice Newspaper has been published continuously since 1984, serving as one of the main vehicles for thoughtful coverage of events and ongoing issues affecting the LGBT community in the region. This digital collection brings together all of the issues from 2000 to present day in one easy-to-use archive. Visitors can perform a detailed search across all of the issues here, or just browse...
Houston Area Digital Archives

Houston has been called the city of the 21st century, so it makes sense to look back at its past development through maps that document its many changes. This digital collection from the Houston Public Library brings together 44 wonderful maps of Houston, Galveston, and other surrounding areas. The really intriguing items are the Houston Street Guide maps, which date from 1904, 1912, and 1913....
The Portal to Texas History

If you're looking for anything from an ancestor's picture in a college year book to a rare historical map, you'll find much to enjoy here at the Portal to Texas History. This project is hosted by the University of North Texas Libraries and the site has grown exponentially since it began over a decade ago. First-time users can look over the Featured Collections on the homepage to get a feel for the...
Abilene Public Library Centennial Series: Oral History Transcripts

Telling the story of Texas is perhaps best done one town at a time. The West Texas Digital Archives has created this collection of oral history transcripts taken from the Abilene Texas Centennial Celebration. Over the past years, this collection has grown to include lectures and events held at the Abilene Library, so it is now a wonderful potpourri of personal memories celebrating the diversity...