01/AR0760 Guide to the Denton County (TX) Newspaper Collection Denton County Newspaper Collection Finding Aid Authors: Zachary Richardson.

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Guide to the Denton County (TX) Newspaper Collection 1892/1911 University of North Texas Special Collections Overview of the Collection Denton County (TX) Newspaper Collection 1892-1911 01/AR0760 Geers, Charles W., 1840-1921 Burnett, Tom Edwards, William 4.00 English University of North Texas Special Collections
University of North Texas, Willis Library 1155 Union Circle # 305190 Denton, TX, URL: https://library.unt.edu/special-collections/
This collection contains historic newspapers published in Denton County, Texas from 1892 to 1911.
Administrative History:

The Denton Monitor appeared in 1868.

The Denton Chronicle was founded in 1882, followed by the Denton County Record in 1898. In 1899, the Chronicle and Record were consolidated as the Denton Record and Chronicle. In 1915, the "and" was dropped and the Record-Chronicle was published as Denton County's only daily newspaper through the 2000s.

In Sanger, located in north central Denton County, Charles W. Geers (1840–1921) published Legal Tender in addition to several other papers.

Sources:

David Minor, "Denton Record-Chronicle," Handbook of Texas Online. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

David Minor, "Geers, Charles W.," Handbook of Texas Online. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

E. Dale Odom, "Denton, TX (Denton County)," Handbook of Texas Online. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material: Newspapers Geographic Name: Denton (Tex.) Topical Term: Denton County (Tex.)--History
Title:

Denton County Newspaper Collection

Administrative Information Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

Denton County (TX) Newspaper Collection, University of North Special Collections

Related Materials:

Denton County Newspaper Collection, The Portal to Texas History

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

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

Digital surrogates from this collection are available in The Portal to Texas History.

Arrangement of Materials:

Items are arranged alphabetically by newspaper title.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains issues of the following historic newspapers from Denton County, Texas: Denton County News, Denton County Record, Denton Evening News, Denton Monitor, Legal Tender, and Record & Chronicle (Denton).

Detailed List of Contents id43654 1 Denton County News 1894-05-10/1900-02-15 50496 id43655 2 Denton County News; Denton County Record; Denton Evening News; Denton Monitor; Legal Tender 1892-05-25/1903-08-27 50497 Scope and Contents

Includes the following issues: Denton County News: May 25, 1892 - May 5, 1894; May 2 - December 19, 1895; March 14, 1901 - August 27, 1903 Legal Tender: November 25, 1897 - September 3, 1898 Denton Evening News: May 9, 1898 - November 1, 1899 Denton Monitor: October 3, 1896 - February 17, 1900 Denton County Record: October 7, 1897 - August 15, 1901

id43656 3 Denton County News 1903-09-03/1905-04-14, 1910-04-15 50498 id43657 4 Record & Chronicle (Denton) 1909-01-07/1911-12-30 50499 Scope and Contents

Includes miscellaneous pages.