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Atlanta (TX) Public Library Newspaper Collection, 1889-1991 | University of North Texas Special Collections

By Zachary Richardson

Collection Overview

Title: Atlanta (TX) Public Library Newspaper Collection, 1889-1991Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1931-1958
ID: 01/AR0759
Extent: 21.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by series of the newspaper name and then chronologically.
Languages: English

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Collection of historic newspapers published in Linden and Atlanta in Cass County.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains issues of three historical newspapers from Cass County, Texas: Cass County Sun, Citizen's Journal, and Linden Standard. Issues range from the late 1800s through the early 1990s.

Collection Historical Note

In 1875, the weekly Cass County Sun began publication in Linden, Texas.

Between 1871 and 1885, the Citizens' Journal, a weekly newspaper, began publication in Atlanta, Texas.


Claudia Hazlewood, "ATLANTA, TX (CASS COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed July 28, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Claudia Hazlewood, "LINDEN, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 04, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Atlanta (TX) Public Library
Preferred Citation: Atlanta (TX) Public Library Newspaper Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 2: Citizen's Journal, 1938-1991Add to your cart.
Box 10: 1938-01-06/1939-12-28Add to your cart.
Barcode: 2871
Box 11: 1940-01-11/1941-12-25Add to your cart.
Barcode: 2872
Box 12: 1942-01-08/1943-12-30Add to your cart.
Barcode: 2873
Box 13: 1945-01-04/1946-12-26Add to your cart.
Barcode: 2874
Box 14: 1947-01-02/1948-09-30Add to your cart.
Barcode: 2875
Box 15: 1948-10-07/1950-03-30Add to your cart.
Barcode: 2876
Box 16: 1950-04-06/1951-10-25Add to your cart.
Barcode: 2877
Box 17: 1951-11-01/1951-12-27; 1957-01-03/1958-04-24Add to your cart.
Barcode: 2878
Box 18: 1958-05-01/1958-12-28; 1963-03-07/1963-03-21; 1990-07-01/1990-10-17Add to your cart.
Includes duplicates.
Barcode: 2879
Box 19: 1990-10-21/1991-05-29Add to your cart.
Barcode: 2880
Box 20: 1991-06-02/1991-12-29Add to your cart.
Barcode: 50494

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