Monthly Archives: March 2013

A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Jynnifer McClinton and Samantha Buerger, Student Assistants

The Texas Collection turns 90 this year! But even though we’ve been at Baylor for so long, we realize people aren’t quite sure what goes on in a special collections library and archives. So over the course of 2013, we … Continue reading

Posted in A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life, Baylor University, Texas Collection 90th anniversary, work-study | 1 Comment

Research Ready: March 2013

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 March: Kenneth Hazen Aynesworth papers, 1826-1965, undated: Aynesworth’s papers consist of … Continue reading

Posted in Adina E. De Zavala, African-American history, African-Americans, Alamo, Baptist history, Baylor University, Branch Davidians, Calvin Smith, Civil rights in Texas, David Koresh, Ebenezer Baptist Church Austin, ephemera, Isabella Henry, Kenneth Hazen Aynesworth, Lula Pace, Marvin C. Griffin, McLennan County, New Hope Baptist Church, Pit Dodson, Race relations, Red Cross, Research Ready, Roxie Henderson, science education, Seventh Day Adventists, Texas Baptists, Texas historic buildings, The Texas Collection, Thomas L. Dodson, United States history, United States Women's Army Corps, Voting rights, Waco, Waco race relations, WACs, women's rights, World War I, World War II | Leave a comment

Women on the War Front: Central Texas Women in World War I and World War II

Throughout World War I and World War II, in addition to the men who were deemed heroes for their military service, women also served pivotal roles in war efforts and support. Last week, in celebration of Women’s History Month, we … Continue reading

Posted in Baylor University, Isabella Henry, Red Cross, Roxie Henderson, United States history, United States Women's Army Corps, Waco, World War I, World War II | 3 Comments

Setting a New Pace: Baylor University's First Female Professor with a PhD

Today we might be tempted to take for granted the many female professors who teach at Baylor and the numerous women who are earning doctoral degrees. However, it wasn’t such a long time ago that female PhDs, JDs, and so … Continue reading

Posted in Baylor Female College, Baylor University, Belton Texas, Historic Waco, Lula Pace, science education, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, women's rights | 1 Comment

The Brazos River and the Baylor Archives: A History of Floods and Droughts, a Story of Resilience and Ideals

Please join The Texas Collection for a lecture by Dr. Kenna Lang Archer, The Brazos River and the Baylor Archives– A History of Floods and Droughts, a Story of  Resilience and Ideals Tuesday, March 19, 2013 3:30 pm Bennett Auditorium … Continue reading

Posted in Baylor University, Brazos River, C.M. Seley, East Waco, Historic Waco, Kenna Lang Archer, lectures, Waco | 1 Comment