Category Archives: A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life

A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: John Wilson, Director

In our last “Day in the (Texas Collection) Life” entry, learn how our director, John Wilson, leads The Texas Collection. We hope you’ve enjoyed this series of learning more about special collections work! Continue reading

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A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Petra Ibarra-Nagel and Priscilla Escobedo, Student Assistants

From bonding with Pat Neff to learning interesting tidbits about Baylor’s past, our archives student workers learn a lot and do a lot at The Texas Collection. Learn more about their contributions in our latest “Day in the Life” post: Continue reading

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A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Tiff Sowell, Library Information Specialist

From overseeing serials to environmental monitoring to filling interlibrary loan requests (and much more!), Tiff Sowell does a little bit of everything. Learn more about our Library Information Specialist’s duties in our latest staff post giving you a peek into the day-to-day work of The Texas Collection Continue reading

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A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Benna Vaughan, Special Collections and Manuscripts Archivist

How often do you open a box to find a land grant signed by Stephen F. Austin or WWI pilot’s wings? That’s the kind of thing that happens all the time for archivists! Meet Benna Vaughan, our Special Collections and Manuscripts Archivist, in our latest staff post giving you a peek into the day-to-day work of The Texas Collection Continue reading

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A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Geoff Hunt, Audio and Visual Curator

Did you know that The Texas Collection has more than a million photographic items, plus moving image and audio materials? Meet Geoff Hunt, originally from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England, and Audio and Visual Curator, in our latest staff post giving you a peek into the day-to-day work of The Texas Collection Continue reading

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A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Amie Oliver, Coordinator for User and Access Services

Meet Amie Oliver, originally from Mississippi, and Coordinator for User and Access Services, in our latest staff post giving you a peek into the day-to-day work of The Texas Collection Continue reading

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A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Kathy Hinton, Administrative Coordinator

Meet Kathy Hinton, Administrative Coordinator, in our latest staff post giving you a peek into the day-to-day work of The Texas Collection: Continue reading

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A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Paul Fisher, Processing Archivist

Meet Paul Fisher, Baylor graduate (BA 2009, MA 2011), native Texan, and Processing Archivist, in our latest staff post giving you a peek into the day-to-day work of The Texas Collection. Continue reading

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A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Mary Ellen Stanley and Adina Johnson, Graduate Assistants

The Texas Collection turns 90 this year! But even though we’ve been at Baylor for so long, we realize people aren’t quite sure what goes on in a special collections library and archives. So over the course of 2013, we … Continue reading

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A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Jynnifer McClinton and Samantha Buerger, Student Assistants

The Texas Collection turns 90 this year! But even though we’ve been at Baylor for so long, we realize people aren’t quite sure what goes on in a special collections library and archives. So over the course of 2013, we … Continue reading

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