Galveston Daily Globe

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: October 30, 2019

The Daily Globe, edited by Benjamin F. Neal and printed by Samuel Bangs, began publication in Galveston in November 1845. It was possibly also called the Daily Globe and Galveston Commercial Chronicle. The paper must have ended in December 1845, for Bangs was printing the Corpus Christi Gazette on January 1, 1846.

Joe B. Frantz, Newspapers of the Republic of Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1940). Douglas C. McMurtrie, "Pioneer Printing in Texas," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 35 (January 1932). Marilyn M. Sibley, Lone Stars and State Gazettes: Texas Newspapers before the Civil War (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1983). Lota M. Spell, "Samuel Bangs: The First Printer in Texas," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 35 (April 1932). John Melton Wallace, Gaceta to Gazette: A Checklist of Texas Newspapers, 1813–1846 (Austin: University of Texas Department of Journalism, 1966).

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Anonymous, “Galveston Daily Globe,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed July 01, 2022,

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October 30, 2019