The legendary cattle industry originated in the Texas Coastal Bend. The years of 1845-1929 were a time of remarkable change in the land, the stock, and the people of the ranching trade.
Cattle Boom! tells the story of ranching families, cattle drives and ranching culture through artifacts, historical photographs, doucments and maps from …
Over 30,000 of the more than 60,000 photographs in the Library's photograph collection are from the Victoria Advocate. Founded in 1846, the Advocate is Texas' second oldest continuously published newspaper.
The collection spans the years from 1949 to 1986. Only photographs taken by Advocate staff photographers are included in this …
Victoria College student newspapers, from The Corsair starting in 1936 through The Jolly Roger in 1989 are available as fully searchable PDFs. Search for your loved ones - or yourself - in the school newspaper!
This collection includes published columns in the Victoria Regional History Center, Victoria College/University of Houston-Victoria Library from the Victoria Advocate written by longtime Texas journalist Henry Wolff, Jr. As a fulltime columnist covering some 13 counties, Wolff wrote more than 7,000 columns about the people, places and …
Student newspapers from the University of Houston-Victoria, are available as fully searchable PDFs. From 1976 through 1987, you can search the Armadillo Gazette and the UHVoice for your loved ones or yourself!
The Victoria College/University of Houston Library Digital Collections contains selected materials from the Victoria Regional History Center's collections and archives. These collections draw from a rich history of Victoria, Goliad, Jackson, Dewitt, Calhoun, Refugio, and Lavaca Counties, which comprise the Coastal Bend of Texas.
In our digital collections are images of photographs, newspapers, and other memorabilia of Coastal Bend culture and its inhabitants.
For more information about Victoria Regional History Center collections and archives, visit the VRHC website.
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