Fort Worth Public Library Returns to the DFW Archives Bazaar

We are excited to have more of our friends from Fort Worth join us for the 2019 DFW Archives Bazaar. Fort Worth Public Library will be participating again this year! The Genealogy, Local History, and Archives unit of the Fort Worth Public Library collects and preserves papers of people who live, work, …

UNT Special Collection Brings Their LGBTQ and News Archives collections to DFW Archives Bazaar

We have another University of North Texas participant – UNT Special Collections! UNT Special Collections is part of the UNT Libraries, and holds rare and archival materials, including the LGBTQ Archive, NBC DFW KXAS Television News Archive, the Victorian Literature Collection, and the miniature books collection. They are continuing to work to share and preserve north …

The History of Dallas County Community Colleges at DFW Archives Bazaar

We are excited to have Dallas County Community College District join us again this year at the DFW Archives Bazaar! The seven independently accredited colleges of Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) include Brookhaven, Cedar Valley College, Eastfield College, El Centro College, Mountain View College, North Lake College and Richland College. DCCCD is one of the largest community college …

Aviation Collections, Botanical Collections, and More from UT-D Special Collections

Another university special collections coming at you – UT Dallas Special Collections will be participating in the DFW Archives Bazaar! The Eugene McDermott library holds the Special Collections and Archives Division for The University of Texas at Dallas. They have a number of diverse collections including the Louise B. Belsterling Botanical Collection, the …

Rare Texas Material from DeGolyer Library at SMU

Our next participant has been a wonderful partner to the DFW Archives Bazaar – The DeGolyer Library at SMU. Part of the Southern Methodist University Libraries, DeGolyer Library has an emphasis on the humanities, business history, and the history of science and technology. Its holdings include 150,000 rare books, over 2,500 …

Dallas Municipal Archives Brings the History of Dallas to Denton

Our next participant in the 2019 DFW Archives Bazaar is the Dallas Municipal Archives! The Dallas Municipal Archives was established in 1985, and holds department records from across all areas of the Dallas government, including ledgers, maps, and photographs. Among their many collections are the Bonnie and Clyde Barrow Gang …

Amon Carter Museum Returns to the DFW Archives Bazaar

We are excited to announce our first Fort Worth participant – Amon Carter Museum of American Art! The Amon Carter Museum was established through the generosity of Amon G. Carter Sr. (1879–1955) to house his collection of paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell; to collect, preserve, …

Denton County Office of History & Culture Educates on Denton’s Rich History

It wouldn’t be a history event in Denton without Denton County Office of History & Culture! The Denton County Office of History and Culture operates the Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum and the Denton County Historical Park. They are the repository of Denton County History and provide research opportunities and educational programs for the …

Dallas Jewish Historical Society Brings the Rich Jewish History of Dallas to the DFW Archives Bazaar

Our second participant at the 2019 DFW Archives Bazaar is the Dallas Jewish Historical Society!  The Society was established in 1971 with the mission of “preserving the precious past as a living legacy for our community.” The agency is the only one that actively collects, preserves, and records the history of …

UNT Music Library Brings the History and Da Funk to the 2019 DFW Archives Bazaar

We are excited to announce our first participant in this year’s DFW Archives Bazaar, and it is Denton’s own UNT Music Library! The University of North Texas Music Library is one of the largest music libraries in the U.S., with over 130 special collections ranging from alumni and former faculty to major artists …