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Newspaper Collections

Issues in series of newspapers published in the Eanes area. Local and regional single issues and special issues.

The Eanes History Center Library has most of the issues of the longest published local paper, the Westbank Picayune. Publication was begun in 1976.

Newspapers

The Westlake Picayune began publication in 1976 and has
continued until the present.  When it began publication, it
was much welcomed for the local and school news.  Today
it is still an important voice for the schools and community.

 

Newspapers Published in the Eanes Area

The Advertiser. South Austin and Westlake Hills, Volume 1, No. 9, January 4, 1966.

Roadrunner Express. First EISD Westlake High School Newspaper. 1972-1973.

Featherduster: EISD Westlake High School Newspaper, 1976-1983, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996. None of the years have complete series.

The Town Crier. 1954-1955. Newspaper of the Village of West Lake Hills.

Westlake Hills Forum. 1969 - 1972.

Westlake Picayune Collection. 1976 to Present. Complete issues arranged by volume, issue number, and date.

Westbank School Reporter and Communtity News. 1998 - 2000.

Westlake Sentinel. Volume 1, No. 1, May, May, 1979. Published by the Eanes Civic Association

George Collection of Bound Picayunes. 1982-1986.

 

Newspaper Issues: Newspaper Issues in the Vertical File

Newspaper: Daily Texan, April 7, 1938.

Newspaper: Daily Texan, U.T. Centennial Issue, 1883-1983. February 4, 1983.

Newspaper: Hill Country News, April 10, 1975.

Newspaper: Houston Chronicle, April 15, 1912.

Newspaper: Presidio County News, May 31, 1884. Fort Davis, Texas.

Newspaper: San Angelo Standard-Times, January 30, 1972.

Newspaper: The Advertiser. Serving South Austin and Westlake Hills. Vol. 1 No. 9, January 4, 1966.

Newspaper: Westlake Hills Sentinel, Vol.1, No.1, May, 1979. Published by Eanes Civic Association, LAHCA, Now-or-Never.

 

Issues of Newspapers in the Special Collection

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, July 5, 1862. Nos. 351 and 353, Vol. XIV, New York.

New York Transcript. April 18, 1836, Vol. IV, No.92.

New York Transcript. November 9, 1835.

Patriot and Democrat, May 28, 1826, No. 65.

 

The papers of the 1820s and 1830s have news stories of events taking place in Texas during that time.

The 1862 issue has articles concerning the involvement of Texas in the Civil War.

 

For a complete listing of individual issues of other newspapers in the EHC Library see the INDEX/LOCATOR Notebook in the History Center Library.