North Texas Newspaper Collection, 1916-2019
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Brief Description: This collection consists of significant runs of the student newspaper for the University of North Texas published under it's two main names: the Campus Chat and North Texas Daily. The type of information published has changed over the years.  Early editions gave information on the activities of individual students, organizations, and faculty members, as well as a look at campus events.  In more recent years the newspaper has covered the activities of school organizations,  national and world news, campus events, and  Denton businesses, events and issues such as housing and voting.
Held at:
University of North Texas Special Collections
University of North Texas, Willis Library
1155 Union Circle # 305190
Denton, TX 76203
Record Series Number: 02/10/U0169
Created by: North Texas Daily.
Volume: 95.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/2010.


Further materials are expected for this collection as the North Texas Daily is an ongoing publication.

Arrangement: Materials are arranged chronologically in two series: 1. Campus Chat; 2. North Texas Daily.
Biographical Note for North Texas Daily. : The first student newspaper for the University of North Texas was published on November 1,  1916 under the name "The Campus Chat."  Initially the paper was published once a month during both semesters.  By the 1940s, the paper was printed every Wednesday and Friday.  In 1970 the paper's name was changed to the North Texas Daily.  The printing schedule was changed to Tuesday through Friday in the fall and spring and on Thursday during the summer while school was in session.  From 2006 to 2008 the "North Texas Daily Scene," a magazine style paper was published once a week.  In 2009 the "Scene" became an insert to the "North Texas Daily" once a week.  In 2009, "On the Record," a student magazine was published.  It is published once a month in the summer.
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Subject Index
Campus Chat.
Newspapers--20th Century
North Texas Daily.
North Texas State College.
North Texas State Normal College.
North Texas State Teachers College.
North Texas State University.
University of North Texas.
University of North Texas. Department of Journalism.
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/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 Notes:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.

The entirety of this collection has been digitized and is available in the Portal to Texas History.

Acquisition Notes: Journalism Department  Gift and collected.
PreferredCitation: North Texas Newspaper Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections