Monthly Archives: August 2012

Research Ready: August 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 August: Cego German Evangelical Church Records: These records contain the minutes … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Clinton Horton, America discovery and exploration, American Revolution, Archives, Baptist history, Baptist universities and colleges, Baylor University, Benajah Harvey B.H. Carroll, Cego Texas, church history, Falls County Texas, First Baptist Waco, Fred Gildersleeve, German Evangelical Church, Historic Waco, Jack Jouett, Kentucky history, Matthew Ellenberger, Photographs, Republic of Texas, Research Ready, Southern Baptist Convention, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Texas Cotton Palace, Texas Revolution, Thomas Walker, Virginia history | Leave a comment

The Baylor Bear Facts: Fun and Games at The Texas Collection

The Texas Collection’s holdings include many weighty academic tomes and important archival records. Even the paintings that hang in our reading room tend to the serious side—neither Samuel Palmer Brooks nor Pat Neff look amused in their portraits. But we … Continue reading

Posted in Alpha Omega, Archives, Baylor at Independence, Baylor football, Baylor Homecoming, Baylor University, Civil War, Cynthia Ann Parker, dancing at Baylor, dress codes, Indian captivities, Lawrence Sullivan Ross, Peter Paul and Mary, Pi Beta Phi, Royston Crane, Ruben Santos, Samuel Palmer Brooks, senior class gift, Sul Ross, Texas A&M University, Texas Christian University, Texas governors, Texas Rangers, Waco, William Cowper Brann | 2 Comments

Geyser City, Waco: Reading a Photograph of the Crystal Palace Pool

An old photo allows us to take a dip into the past…and in no image is that comparison more apt than these views of Waco’s Crystal Palace pool! Such an image almost allows you to see, hear, and feel the … Continue reading

Posted in Amicable Alico Building, Archives, Artesian Bottling Co., artesian water, Bell Water Company, cellulose nitrate negative, Dr Pepper, Franklin Avenue, Fred Gildersleeve, Geyser City, Historic Waco, J.D. Bell, Natatorium Hotel, Photographs, Waco, Waco ISD | 1 Comment