Monthly Archives: January 2016

Documenting the Parker Family Story at The Texas Collection (Part 1)

The Texas Collection recently acquired a group of historic documents on the Parker family, including Cynthia Ann Parker and her son Quanah Parker. This amazing collection is one of several record groups on the Parker family already at The Texas … Continue reading

Posted in American South, American West, Archives, Books, Cynthia Ann Parker, Folklore, frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life, genealogy, Indian captivities, Indians of North America, letters, Mexia, Old West, paper, Photographs, postcards, Quanah Parker, Republic of Texas, Santa Anna, Texas, Texas Baptists, Texas Centennial, Texas land grants, Texas State Parks, West, Woman pioneers | 7 Comments

Research Ready: January 2016

Explore Baptist sermons, the writings of a Baylor University professor, and more in this month’s Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Baptist universities and colleges, Congregation Agudath Jacob, Jews in Texas, McLennan County, Photographs, postcards, Research Ready, student life, Texas, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching, Waco | Leave a comment

Texas over Time: Texas Christian University, Waco campus fire–before and after

Did you know that Texas Christian University called Waco home for about 15 years? Check out this before and after GIF of the 1910 fire that led to the university’s relocation to Fort Worth in our latest Texas over Time. Continue reading

Posted in Historic Waco, Texas Christian University, Texas colleges and universities, Texas over Time | 9 Comments