Monthly Archives: October 2012

Research Ready: October 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 October: Bolt Family Homestead and Legion Valley Indian Massacre Collection, 1985: … Continue reading

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The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo and the Sacrifice that Forged a Nation

Please join The Texas Collection for a book talk by author James Donovan on his recent publication, The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo— and the Sacrifice that Forged a Nation Thursday, October 25, 2012 4 pm … Continue reading

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Looking Back at Baylor: The "Baylors" of '99

This piece by former Texas Collection director Kent Keeth originally was published in The Baylor Line in October 1975, then was reprinted in Looking Back at Baylor (1985), a collection of Keeth and Harry Marsh’s historical columns for the Line. … Continue reading

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