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Historical Collection - Museum Records

Identifier: U0041

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

The papers document the running of the Historical Collection, the museum on campus that ran from the 1920s to 1986.  The items include artifact inventory sheets, artifacts, and operational documents.


  • Creation: 1921-1986


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 Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.


143.00 boxes

Language of Materials



Historical Collection files that reflect the running of the museum.

Arrangement Note

The materials are divided between the following series: 1) Boxed Records; 2) Framed Items; 3) Ready Reference; 4) Clippings; 5) Artifact Inventory Sheets; and 6) Archivist's Files. 33 boxes are in Willis Library and 36 are located in the RCL.

Physical Access Requirements

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

Method of Acquisition

Transferred to Archives from the Historical Collection in 1986.

Historical Collection - Museum Records
Perri Hamilton
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

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