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Mexia Newspaper Collection

Identifier: AR0744

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of issues of The Mexia News from 1902 to 1952, when the paper was called The State Herald, The Mexia Weekly Herald, The Mexia Evening News, and The Mexia Daily News. Some issues are missing.


  • Creation: 1902-1952

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Biographical or Historical Information

The State Herald (Mexia, Tex.) was published from 1902 to 1908. The publication's name was changed to The Mexia Weekly Herald on March 5, 1908 and was published by N.P. Houx until July 29, 1948. The Mexia Evening News was published from 1912 to 1923. Mexia's primary newspaper was published as The Mexia Daily News from 1923 to January 2009, when its name was changed to The Mexia News (, the current version of the publication.

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136.00 boxes

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Collection of newspapers from Mexia, in Limestone County, Texas.

Physical Access Requirements

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

Genre / Form


Mexia Newspaper Collection
Zachary Richardson
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Repository Details

Part of the University of North Texas Special Collections Repository

University of North Texas, Willis Library
1155 Union Circle # 305190
Denton TX 76203 US