Monthly Archives: June 2014

Research Ready: June 2014

Poetry, mission work, life during the Civil War, Texas Germans, sporting goods, and parks and recreation–the subjects represented in this month’s Research Ready are truly eclectic! Dig in to our latest finding aids and discover the variety of resources at The Texas Collection. Continue reading

Posted in Baptist missions, Baptist women, Civil War, Grace Noll Crowell, Historic Waco, John O. Meusebach, John Thompson, Maudie Ethel Albritton Fielder, missionaries, missions, Research Ready, Richard N. Goode, Texas poet laureate, W.A. Holt Company, Waco Parks and Recreation Commission | Leave a comment

Texas over Time: Lover's Leap, Cameron Park, Waco

Have you ever gone on a date at Lover’s Leap in Cameron Park? (Or maybe a Lover’s Leap in another place?) Explore views of Waco’s Lover’s Leap in our latest Texas over Time. Continue reading

Posted in Brazos River, Cameron Park, Texas over Time, Waco | Leave a comment

Sharing Student Scholarship: Religion at Baylor, 1921-1930

Learn more from students in Baylor’s Higher Education and Student Affairs program about Baylor’s Baptist identity–as seen in a president, the BGCT & the Baptist Student Union. Continue reading

Posted in Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baptist history, Baptist Student Union, Baylor University, BGCT, Higher Education and Student Affairs, Nathan Alleman, Revivals, Samuel Palmer Brooks, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching | Leave a comment

Print Peeks: Exploring the World with the Cosmographia Geographia

Take a look at the world (as it was understood in around 44 C.E.) in our latest Print Peeks. Continue reading

Posted in Cosmographia Geographia, Erhard Ratdolt, Maps, Pomponius Mela, Print Peeks, rare books | Leave a comment

Remembering Hosea Garrett, Early Texan and Dedicated Baylor Supporter

Baylor Line Camp starts next week, and more than a thousand incoming students will journey to Independence to learn about Baylor’s roots. One of the names that might come up is that of Hosea Garrett, who was one of the first board members–in fact, he holds the record for years of board service. Learn more about this early Texas Baptist’s role in Baylor’s beginnings. Continue reading

Posted in Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baptist history, Baylor at Independence, Baylor University, Chappell Hill, Hosea Garrett, Washington County Texas | Leave a comment

Sharing Student Scholarship: Access at Baylor, 1921-1930

Baylor’s first men’s dorm (Brooks), increased opportunities for women, and growing renown—all of these elements (and more) added to Baylor access, according to student papers from the Higher Education and Student Affairs program. Continue reading

Posted in Baylor Lariat, Baylor University, Brooks Hall, graduate studies, Hankamer School of Business, Higher Education and Student Affairs, Nathan Alleman, special collections research | Leave a comment

Sharing Student Scholarship: Students/Student Groups at Baylor, 1921-1930

Baylor traditions like orientation, the NoZe Brotherhood, and the honoring of the Immortal Ten started in the 1920s. Learn more in papers by Higher Education and Student Affairs students: Continue reading

Posted in Baptist Student Union, Baylor Orientation, Baylor University, Baylor Yell Leaders, Higher Education and Student Affairs, Immortal Ten, Nathan Alleman, Samuel Palmer Brooks, special collections research | Leave a comment