Monthly Archives: June 2012

Twirling Pitchers: The Early Years of Baylor Baseball

My knowledge of baseball largely comes from six years of watching my brother’s Little League team. I’m not an authority by any means, but I’ve been surprised at how much lingo I managed to soak up. But when I set … Continue reading

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Research Ready: June 2012

Each month, we post a processing update to notify our readers about the latest collections that have finding aids online and are primed for research. Here’s the scoop for June: William Cowper Brann Collection: The William Cowper Brann Collection contains … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Luper, architecture, Archives, Baylor University, Brazil, De La Vega land grant, Fannie Mae Luper, genealogy, Greaver Lewis Miller, Historic Waco, Iconoclast, Korean War, missionaries, missions, Portugal, Research Ready, Rich Field, Robert F. Darden Jr., Roger Conger, Roy Ellsworth Lane, William Cowper Brann, World War I | Leave a comment

The Life and Times: Diaries As Research Tools

Worrying about the health of family members? Fretting over school and work? If you are, you may write about these concerns in a diary. People have kept diaries, and have written about the same kinds of subjects, for a long … Continue reading

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