Monthly Archives: April 2014

Research Ready: April 2014

A Texas and Baylor booster, Central Texas family history, and an effort to memorialize a beloved leader–all found in this month’s edition of Research Ready. Which topic will catch your fancy? Continue reading

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Print Peeks: Easter in the Artesia

Did you see any Easter ads in the newspaper this weekend? See how the Artesia newspaper in Waco marked the holiday in 1900 in our first installment of “Print Peeks,” a regular feature highlighting our print collection: Continue reading

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A Baseball Dream Come True: Ted Lyons, Chicago White Sox Pitcher and Baylor Alumnus

Attention, baseball fans–did you know that Hall of Famer Ted Lyons was a Baylor alumnus? Learn more about Lyons’ speedy rise to fame, from winning the Southwest Championship with the Baylor team to becoming a favorite player for the Chicago White Sox: Continue reading

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Texas over Time: Brooks Hall construction, Baylor University

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 … Continue reading

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