In October 2020, President Jay Hartzell created the Eyes of Texas History Committee to chronicle the full history of the university’s alma mater, “The Eyes of Texas.” The digitized materials from our collections that were provided to the Eyes of Texas History Committee are available through the center’s digital collections.
By Don Carleton
This dual biography chronicles the lives of Will and Oveta Hobby; their impact on local, state, and national events; and how their marriage and media empire helped shape twentieth-century journalistic and political history.
By Gaylon Finklea Hecker and Marianne Odom
A fascinating collection of oral history interviews details Texas in the early twentieth century and how life in the Lone Star State helped the interviewees achieve success.