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Denton County (TX) Newspaper Collection, 1892-1911 | Manuscripts

By Zachary Richardson

Collection Overview

Title: Denton County (TX) Newspaper Collection, 1892-1911Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1892-1901
ID: 01/AR0760
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Items are arranged by newspaper.
Languages: English

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Collection of historic newspapers published in Denton County, Texas.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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).

Collection Historical Note

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. The and was dropped in 1915 and the Record-Chronicle was published as Denton County's only daily newspaper through the 2000s.

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


David Minor, "DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 07, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

David Minor, "GEERS, CHARLES W.," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 07, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

E. Dale Odom, "DENTON, TX (DENTON COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed August 07, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
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 Archives and Rare Books 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.
Preferred Citation: Denton County (TX) Newspaper Collection, University of North Special Collections

Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Box:

Box 2: Denton County News; Denton County Record; Denton Evening News; Denton Monitor; Legal Tender, 1892-05-25/1903-08-27Add to your cart.

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

Barcode: 50497

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