Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records, 1921-2012Add to your cart.

By Connor Flowers and Robert Lay

Collection Overview

Title: Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records, 1921-2012Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1921-2012
ID: 01/ AR0755
Primary Creator: Texas Daily Newspaper Association
Extent: 16.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The arrangement of the Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records is organized within five different series, each series is then organized alphabetically. The Office Files series contains member newspaper and personnel documents. The Organization Records series contains amicus briefs, Board of Directors meetings, and by-laws. The Historical Files series contains newspapers of the Texas Daily Newspaper Association. The Photographs series contains photographs that were framed and had no point of reference. The Oversize series contains oversize newspapers.
Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records showcases ninety-one years of Texas newspaper publishing history including member newspaper information, personnel files, judicial hearings, Pulitzer Prize winners, and newspaper from the World War II era. The collection also contains photographs from Texas Daily Newspaper Association events with notable individuals including George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Dan Rather, and Jerry Jones. The collection materials include documents, newspapers, and photographs.

The majority of the information presented in the Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records involves member newspaper records and history as well as personnel photos and information. Also included are historical records and ledgers as well as amicus briefs highlighting the Texas Daily Newspaper Association’s role in media and publishing laws within Texas.

Collection Historical Note

The Texas Daily Newspaper Association was founded in 1921 to try to further the newspaper publishing industry in Texas and help create a unified voice for the newspaper publishers in Texas. The organization included numerous newspapers as members including the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Dallas Morning News, and the Houston Chronicle. The Texas Daily Newspaper Association remained active from 1921 – 2012 at which point it merged with the Texas Press Association.

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Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

All rights to the documents, images, recordings, and other items in the Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records are retained by the University of North Texas.

Materials may be reproduced for general public historical awareness purposes.

Physical Access Note:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Preferred Citation: Texas Daily Newspaper Association Records, University of North Texas Special Collections
Processing Information: Collection processed by Connor Flowers.


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