University of North Texas Historical Museum Periodical Collection | Manuscripts

By Perri Hamilton

Collection Overview

Title: University of North Texas Historical Museum Periodical CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/AR0273
Extent: 55.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The magazines are arranged by date under their individual names.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1986
Languages: English

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Collection of periodicals from the UNT Historical Collection, a museum that was located on the University of North Texas campus from the 1920s until 1986. .

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The preriodicals were collected to provide information on the museum collections as well as provided resources for students to study.

American Rifleman started life in 1885 as The Rifle, an independent publication founded by Arthur Corbin Gould.  The magazine's name would change several times over the years (Shooting & Fising in 1888 and Arms and the Man in 1906). In 1916 the magazine was sold to the National Rifle Association by James A. Drain.  In 1923, the magazine changed its name to the American Rifleman.  The Historical Collection did not have a complete collection of the magazine.  The issues run roughly from the end of 1928 until 1983.  This set also contains one issue of Klein's Sporting Goods, a catalog that contains advertisements for clothing, hunting supplies, and firearms. This set also contains pages from Ace-High Magazine, an adventure pulp publication that was published between 1921 and 1933.  The pages in this collection date from 19928-1929. The set lacks covers and contains only two to four pages from any one issue.

Confederate Veteran was founded by Sumner Archiboald Cunningham in 1893 to raise money for a monument dedicated to Jefferson Davis.  The magazine was published until 1932.  A statement inside each issue stated that the magazine "Officially Represents: United Confederate Veterans, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of Veterans and other Organizations, Confederated Southern Memorial Association. " It was published in Nashville, Tennessee.  The magazine was brought back in 1984.  The magazines from the Historical Collection start in 1909 and end in 1929.  It does not have every issue of the publication during those years.

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 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.
Acquisition Method: Transferred to Archives from the Historical Collection in 1986.
Preferred Citation: UNT Historical Museumm Periodical Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 55: Confederate VeteranAdd to your cart.
Barcode: 642158
Folder 1: Confederate Veteran, 1924/06Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Confederate Veteran, 1924/07Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Confederate Veteran, 1924/10Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Confederate Veteran, 1925/01Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Confederate Veteran, 1925/05Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Confederate Veteran, 1925/06Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Confederate Veteran, 1925/08Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Confederate Veteran, 1925/09Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Confederate Veteran, 1925/10Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Confederate Veteran, 1925/11Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Confederate Veteran, 1925/12Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Confederate Veteran, 1926/01Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Confederate Veteran, 1926/03Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Confederate Veteran, 1926/04Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Confederate Veteran, 1926/05Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Confederate Veteran, 1926/06Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Confederate Veteran, 1926/07Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Confederate Veteran, 1926/09Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Confederate Veteran, 1926/10Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Confederate Veteran, 1926/12Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Confederate Veteran, 1927/03Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Confederate Veteran, 1927/07Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Confederate Veteran, 1927/10Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Confederate Veteran, 1928/08Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Confederate Veteran, 1928/11Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Confederate Veteran, 1929/02Add to your cart.
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