Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Amie Oliver, Coordinator for User and Access Services

Meet Amie Oliver, originally from Mississippi, and Coordinator for User and Access Services, in our latest staff post giving you a peek into the day-to-day work of The Texas Collection Continue reading

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Research Ready: July 2013

Explore ranch life for Texas women, learn how oratory was taught in the 1890s, discover the intrigue of US politics in the 1840s…and much, much more! Check out our latest processed collections in this month’s Research Ready to connect with this information Continue reading

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A User's Guide to the Texas Collection, Part 1, Or, How I Survived the Rigors of Research

Kenna Lang Archer recently presented a lecture hosted by The Texas Collection, “The Brazos River and the Baylor Archives: A History of Floods and Droughts, a Story of Resilience and Ideals.” Archer has been coming to The Texas Collection for … Continue reading

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Mother Neff State Park: A Texas Original

“There is no more typically Texas spot in all Texas than Mother Neff Park.” Learn more about the first state park in Texas as depicted in scrapbooks in the Pat Neff collection, and maybe get some ideas for a Central Texas day trip Continue reading

Posted in Baylor University Golden Wave Band, Civilian Conservation Corps, Coryell County, Isabella Mother Neff, J.M. Dawson, Mother Neff State Park, Pat Neff, scrapbooks, Texas State Parks | 2 Comments