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Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records, 1921-2012 | University of North Texas Special Collections

By Connor Flowers and Robert Lay

Collection Overview

Title: Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records, 1921-2012Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1921-2012
ID: 01/AR0755
Primary Creator: Texas Daily Newspaper Association
Extent: 16.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The arrangement of the Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records is organized within five different series, each series is then organized alphabetically. The Office Files series contains member newspaper and personnel documents. The Organization Records series contains amicus briefs, Board of Directors meetings, and by-laws. The Historical Files series contains newspapers of the Texas Daily Newspaper Association. The Photographs series contains photographs that were framed and had no point of reference. The Oversize series contains oversize newspapers.
Subjects: Bush, George Herbert Walker, 1924--, Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946 -, Dallas morning news, Fort Worth star telegram, Houston chronicle, Jones, Jerral Wayne, 1942--, Newspapers--20th Century, Rather, Dan
Languages: English

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records showcases ninety-one years of Texas newspaper publishing history including member newspaper information, personnel files, judicial hearings, Pulitzer Prize winners, and newspaper from the World War II era. The collection also contains photographs from Texas Daily Newspaper Association events with notable individuals including George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Dan Rather, and Jerry Jones. The collection materials include documents, newspapers, and photographs.

The majority of the information presented in the Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records involves member newspaper records and history as well as personnel photos and information. Also included are historical records and ledgers as well as amicus briefs highlighting the Texas Daily Newspaper Association’s role in media and publishing laws within Texas.

Collection Historical Note

The Texas Daily Newspaper Association was founded in 1921 to try to further the newspaper publishing industry in Texas and help create a unified voice for the newspaper publishers in Texas. The organization included numerous newspapers as members including the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Dallas Morning News, and the Houston Chronicle. The Texas Daily Newspaper Association remained active from 1921 – 2012 at which point it merged with the Texas Press Association.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions:

All rights to the documents, images, recordings, and other items in the Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records are retained by the University of North Texas.

Materials may be reproduced for general public historical awareness purposes.

Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.
Processing Information: Collection processed by Connor Flowers.

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 5: OversizeAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Brownsville Herald, "Seed of Texas Daily Newspaper Association Planted 52 Years Ago", 1973Add to your cart.

Case RCL-A

Folder 5

Drawer 1

Box 15: Newspapers, 1941 - 1948Add to your cart.
Barcode: 702464
Folder 1: Beaumont Enterprise, September 20, 1948Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Beaumont Journal, September 18, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 3: The Corpus Christi Times, March 29, 1944Add to your cart.
Folder 4: The Dallas Journal, December 8, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 5: The Dallas Journal, December 8, 1941Add to your cart.
Folder 6: The Dallas Morning News (V-E Day), May 8, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 7: San Antonio Express, September 2, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 8: St. Petersburg Times, December 23, 1945Add to your cart.
Folder 9: The Tyler Courier Times, April 25, 1945Add to your cart.
Box 16: Texas Daily Newspaper Association Sign and Banner, undatedAdd to your cart.
Barcode: 702463
Item 1: Texas Daily Newspaper Association Sign, undatedAdd to your cart.
Item 2: Texas Daily Newspaper Association Banner, undatedAdd to your cart.

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