The University of North Texas Library's "Portal to Texas History" has received continued funding to digitize historical Texas newspapers. UNT's New Service offers the fuller story at
Previously "The UNT Libraries first received a two-year $397,552 grant from NEH in 2007, which allowed the Digital Projects Unit to digitize 108,000 pages of newspapers published in Texas. In addition to pages of the Houston Daily Post, which was established in 1885 and ceased publishing in 1995, the unit digitized pages of:
The earliest pages of these newspapers date to 1883, and the latest to 1910.
All of the pages are now available on the Chronicling America web site and will be placed by the end of the summer on the UNT Libraries' Portal to Texas History, which provides students and others with a digital gateway to collections in Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies and private collections."
UNT's Cathy Hartman and Dreanna Belden clarify that an addition grant will assure work continues on other titles. Read more at http://web3.unt.edu/news/story.cfm?story=11520