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Collection Overview

Title: North Texas Newspaper Collection, 1916-2019Add to your cart.View associated digital content.
ID: 02/10/ U0169
Primary Creator: North Texas Daily
Extent: 95.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Materials are arranged chronologically in two series: 1. Campus Chat; 2. North Texas Daily.
Date Acquired: 00/00/2010. More info below under Accruals.
Forms of Material: Newspapers
Languages: English


A collection of the UNT student newspaper first published in 1916 under the name Campus Chat.

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.

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.

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 hour notice prior to use.

The entirety of this collection has been digitized and is available in the Portal to Texas History.

Reading Room or Duplication Requests

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections


Further materials are expected for this collection as the North Texas Daily is an ongoing publication.

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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