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:
- Catherine Alexander papers, 1871-1962, undated: Alexander was a widowed Southern Baptist missionary who became a benefactor to Baylor University. Her papers provide insight into the network of conservative Protestant missionaries sent out from the United States during the first half of the 20th century.
- BU Records: Calliopean Literary Society, 1885-1901, undated: Correspondence and literary manuscripts of the first female literary society at Baylor, founded at the Independence campus.
- BU Records: Dean of Women (Lily Russell), 1922-1969, undated: Records created and collected by Russell regarding her work as Assistant Dean of Women and Dean of Women at Baylor University and with various Baptist women’s organizations.
- Carl Lovelace papers, 1865-1969, undated: Correspondence, literary productions, photographic materials, and other documents relating to Dr. Lovelace’s life as a Rough Rider, doctor, and Baylor alumnus.