Monthly Archives: July 2016

Pro Archives, Pro Futuris

Many of our readers may know that The Texas Collection is home to the Baylor University archives. Amanda Norman became Baylor’s first University Archivist in 2012. On her final day at Baylor, Amanda submitted these parting thoughts. Continue reading

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Museum Students in the Archives: Processing Love and Identity

Graduate students encounter everything from love letters to university records while processing at The Texas Collection. Two recent students share their discoveries in this new blog post. Continue reading

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Museum Students in the Archives: Processing Lawyers and Business Affairs

Whether working with the personal papers of a lawyer or the records of a Baylor business manager, you never know what you’ll learn in the archives. Find out about two graduate students’ experience working with archival collections in our latest blog post. Continue reading

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Texas over Time: Brazos Valley Cotton Oil Mill, Waco

Today the Brazos Valley Cotton Oil Mill in Waco has been transformed into Magnolia Market at the Silos. Check out what the site and some of its machinery looked like back in its early days in our latest Texas over Time. Continue reading

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Research Ready: June 2016

In this month’s Research Ready, learn about a treaty between the Republic of Texas and Great Britain, materials on a Waco retail business, dining room reports from Georgia Burleson Hall cafeteria at Baylor University, and more! Continue reading

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