Monthly Archives: December 2013

Research Ready: December 2013

We’ve got some baseball, architectural, and Waco history for you to round out the end of this year. Stay tuned to see what becomes Research Ready in 2014! Continue reading

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A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: John Wilson, Director

In our last “Day in the (Texas Collection) Life” entry, learn how our director, John Wilson, leads The Texas Collection. We hope you’ve enjoyed this series of learning more about special collections work! Continue reading

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Wassailing with Lily Russell: Christmas at Baylor, 1930s-1950s

From an elaborate “Old Christmas” program in women’s residence halls to Christmas decoration contests in the Student Union Building, Christmas celebrations at Baylor look a little different these days…but not too much! Learn how longtime Baylor employee Lily Russell helped students celebrate the season in the 1930s-1950s. Continue reading

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