Monthly Archives: September 2012

Research Ready: September 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 September—it’s been a busy month but we’re a little behind on … Continue reading

Posted in Baylor Cadets, Baylor Heritage Club, Baylor University, Branch Davidians, Research Ready, Waco | Leave a comment

Far from Home: The Journey of a Union Soldier in the South

In July 2012, The Texas Collection acquired the letters of Hiram W. Carlton, a Union soldier who spent a significant portion of his enlistment in the South. Hiram W. Carlton was residing in rural Illinois when the Civil War began. … Continue reading

Posted in 94th Illinois Regiment, Alex Morgan, Battle of Spanish Fort, Brownsville, Civil War, Hiram W. Carlton, Matamoras Mexico | 2 Comments

A Fittin' Home for the Fightin' Baylor Bears: The 1949-1950 Baylor Stadium Campaign

Every good Baylor Bear is abuzz with excitement about the new Baylor Stadium. The first time in more than 75 years that Baylor Football will play on campus! A new boat harbor and footbridge along the beautiful Brazos River! Baylor … Continue reading

Posted in A.M. Goldstein, Baylor football, Baylor Stadium, Baylor Stadium Corporation, Baylor University, Connally Air Force Base, Dave Campbell, Floyd Casey Stadium, Gordon Rountree, Harlon M. Fentress, Jack Kultgen, Municipal Stadium, photographic negatives, Photographs, W.R. White, Waco, Walter G. Lacy Jr. | 1 Comment