Monthly Archives: November 2015

Research Ready: November 2015

View selections from our print materials, explore the experience of a German immigrant family in Waco, learn about William Shakespeare with a group of interested Waco citizens, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

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Welcome Home, Bruin: A Symbol of Baylor Spirit (and the Rivalry with TCU)

This summer, The Texas Collection was happy to become the guardians of Bruin the Bear, a nearly 100-year-old piece of Baylor history. KWTX teamed up with us to do a story on him–check it out! Continue reading

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Thomas C. Mann: US-Latin American Relations in the 1940s-1960s

Thomas Mann served as a diplomat to Latin America under the leadership of five US presidents and through tumultuous times in the 1940s-1960s. Learn more about foreign affairs through Mann’s eyes and actions, as depicted in his records at The Texas Collection. Continue reading

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Texas over Time: Waco Suspension Bridge

Waco’s suspension bridge is one of the city’s iconic landmarks and a favorite destination for Wacoans and tourists alike. Check out changing views of the bridge in our new Texas over Time. Continue reading

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