The U.S. - Mexico War (1846-1848) is the largest and most significant conflict ever fought between two nations in the western hemisphere. Learn more about this historical event by browsing source materials from Mexico and the United States such as proclamations, graphics, letters, and diaries.

The Berachah Home was established in Arlington, Texas, on May 14, 1903, by the Rev. J. T. Upchurch and his wife, Maggie Mae, as the Berachah Industrial Home for the Redemption of Erring Girls. It was operated under various names as an establishment for homeless, usually pregnant girls, in part by the Berachah Society in Dallas as part of the Nazarene Church.

Read about the birds of North Texas in these Fort Worth Telegram newspaper columns written by bird enthusiast Jessie Maye Smith. Her weekly column, which ran from 1953 to 1974, chronicles the winged wild life of Fort Worth and Tarrant County.

This collection provides access to historic maps of Texas, the Gulf Coast, and the Southwestern United States. The collection contains maps dating from the 1500s through the 1900s as well as resources for teachers and students.

The Virginia Garrett Cartographic History Library, established in 1978, includes thousands of maps and atlases, dating from 1493 to the present, and features works of noted cartographers such as Martin Waldseemüller, Abraham Ortelius, Willem and Joann Blaeu, Vincenzo Coronelli, Guillaume DeL’isle, and Alexander von Humboldt. Special Collections continues to acquire maps, books, and atlases relating to the history of cartography with special emphasis upon Texas and North American exploration and settlement.

Access online resources including journals, newspapers, data, and multimedia.

A digital bookplate is a virtual badge that permanently links to a print or electronic book or other material in UT Arlington's online catalog. Digital bookplates can pay homage to a variety of remembrances, such as faculty excellence, or create a lasting tribute for an individual. Bookplates bear the name of the kind donor who chose to honor a person while also supporting the UT Arlington Library.

Faculty Creative Works is an annual event showcasing the books, art, music, media, patents, conference activities, and journal contributions made by UT Arlington faculty. UTA Libraries initiated the event to give special attention to the depth and breadth of scholarship and creativity produced by UTA faculty. It complements the University’s vision of creating global impact through creative scholarship, transformative access, and collaborative learning.

Research Federal Depository Library program publications including: US Census and demographic information, statistical data, and documents pertaining to politics, law, environment, business, and history.

Focus on Faculty is a Speakers' Series for UT Arlington faculty, begun during 2002-2003 to provide a forum for outstanding faculty to share their research and achievements with students, faculty and staff of this campus and with the citizens of Arlington. Focus on Faculty is co-sponsored by UT Arlington Libraries and Phi Kappa Phi.

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