Monthly Archives: January 2014

Research Ready: January 2014

Have you ever seen an 1860s divorce settlement record? One is featured in this month’s Research Ready, and there are plenty of other interesting documents to be investigated, too! Continue reading

Posted in Baptist history, Civil War, Confederate States of America, divorce settlement, Historic Waco, James Patton, Mary Sneed, Mary Sneed Woodward, Research Ready, Samuel Pascal Wright, Texas Baptists, Waco, Waco Female College, Woman pioneers | Leave a comment

Connecting Resources in BARD

Have you used BARD yet? We’ve got some more tips in this blog post to help you make the most of our archival repository database, from using subject terms to printing search results. Continue reading

Posted in archival research, BARD, Cuadra Star, special collections research | Leave a comment

Texas over Time: Waco Hall Construction

Texas has changed quite a bit over the years, as is readily seen in our vast photograph collection. To help bring some of those changes to life, we’ve created a “Texas over Time” series of gifs that will illustrate the construction and renovations of buildings, changing aerial views, and more. In our first installment, see the progress of Waco Hall’s construction in 1929-1930. Continue reading

Posted in Baptist history, Baylor University, Fred Gildersleeve, Texas Baptists, Texas over Time, Waco, Waco Hall | Leave a comment

Baylor Quiz Time

It’s back to school today—time for a quiz! These Baylor trivia questions are drawn from things I’ve learned through assisting patrons with reference questions. Test your knowledge of the green and gold—or learn more about Baylor’s past! Continue reading

Posted in African-Americans, AFROTC, Baylor Lariat, Baylor Stadium, Baylor University, Benajah Harvey B.H. Carroll, Commencement, Curriculum at Baylor, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Enrique Ramirez, Floyd Casey Stadium, George W. Truett, Hankamer School of Business, Huaco, Mathematicians, Pat Neff Hall, Rufus Burleson, Student Union Building, Tidwell Bible Building, Vivienne Malone-Mayes, Weta Timmons, yell leaders | Leave a comment