Denton County (TX) Newspaper Collection, 1892-1911Add to your cart.View associated digital content.

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Collection Overview

Title: Denton County (TX) Newspaper Collection, 1892-1911Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
ID: 01/ AR0760
Primary Creator: Geers, Charles W. (1840-1921)
Other Creators: Burnett, Tom, Edwards, William
Extent: 4.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Items are arranged alphabetically by newspaper title.
Subjects:
Forms of Material: Newspapers
Languages: English

Abstract

This collection contains historic newspapers published in Denton County, Texas from 1892 to 1911.

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. 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.

Subject/Index Terms

Access Information

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.

Technical Access Note:

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

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Related Materials: Denton County Newspaper Collection, The Portal to Texas History
Preferred Citation: Denton County (TX) Newspaper Collection, University of North Special Collections

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

    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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