North Texas Newspaper Collection, 1916 - PresentAdd to your cart.

By Perri Hamilton

Collection Overview

Title: North Texas Newspaper Collection, 1916 - PresentAdd to your cart.
ID: 02/ U0169
Primary Creator: North Texas Daily (1916 - Present)
Extent: 95.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is divided into two series, 1. Campus Chat; 2. North Texas Daily; each then arranged by date.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2010. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English

Abstract

A collection of the UNT student newspaper first published in 1916 under the name Campus Chat.  In 1970 the name was changed to North Texas Daily.  From 2006 to 2008 a magazine style paper, North Texas Daily Scene, was published once a week.  In 2009, Scene became an insert to the North Texas Daily and is now published as the Friday edition of the paper.  In 2009 the On the Record, a student magazine was published.  It is published once a month in the summer.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Collection Historical Note

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 mnth 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 semesters and on Thursday during the summer while school was in session.  From 2006 to 2008 the North Texas Daily Scene was published once a week as a magazine style paper.  In 2009 the Scene became an insert to the North Texas Daily once a week. It is currently published every Friday.  Also in 2009, On the Record, a student magazine was published.  It is published once a month in the summer.

Biographical Note

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 Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this caollection are subjet 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 hour notice prior to use.

Reading Room or Duplication Requests

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Administrative Information

Repository: University Archives
Accruals: 2010-038
Acquisition Source: Journalism Department
Acquisition Method: Gift and collected.
Preferred Citation: North Texas Newspaper Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

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