Monthly Archives: March 2015

Research Ready: March 2015

Learn about a United States diplomat in Central and South America, a researcher in Southern folklore, and one of the deadliest natural disasters in U.S. history in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

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Huaco Club Fire of 1917: The Destruction of Waco’s Elite Golfing Facility

For a few short years in the 1910s, the Huaco Club was the place to play golf and socialize with Waco’s elite. But a 1917 fire cut short the good times. Learn more about the club and the fire in our latest blog post. Continue reading

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Armstrong’s Stars: Richard Halliburton

Richard Halliburton was a household name in the late 1920s-early 1930s when he visited Baylor. As an international adventurer, Halliburton must have encountered all manner of characters. He didn’t count on the imposing figure of A.J. Armstrong when he visited Baylor, though! Learn more in our latest installment of Armstrong’s Stars. Continue reading

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Texas over Time: River Walk, San Antonio

Texas has changed quite a bit over the years, as is readily seen in our vast photograph and postcard collections. To help bring some of those changes to life, we’ve created a “Texas over Time” series of GIFs that will … Continue reading

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