Category Archives: Texas Baptists

Research Ready: February 2017

Learn about cowboy songs, the Baylor University Golden Wave Band, Corpus Christi, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

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Research Ready: December 2016

Each month, we post an update to notify our readers about the latest archival collections to be processed and some highlights of our print materials. These resources are primed for research and are just a sampling of the many resources … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, African American universities and colleges, African-American history, Archives, Baptist women, Civil War, diaries, Historic Waco, Huston-Tillotson University, McLennan County, Nonprofit organizations, Paul Quinn College, Photographs, rare books, Research Ready, Texas Baptists, Waco, Waco ISD, women's education | 1 Comment

Research Ready: October 2016

Read about historic El Paso, Waco area Baptists, Austin’s colony, Baylor student life in the early 1900s, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

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Research Ready: September 2016

Explore a rare book about presidents of the Republic of Texas, a collection of photographs of Waco, the papers of an early Waco educator, and more in this month’s Research Ready. Continue reading

Posted in Baptist women, Baylor University, Historic Waco, Jewish Federation of Waco and Central Texas, McLennan County, Myron Wood, Photographs, Research Ready, Sam Houston, Seventh and James Baptist Church-Waco, Texas, Texas Baptists, Waco ISD | Leave a comment

Research Ready: August 2016

Discover the fascinating lives of two Southern Baptist missionaries who worked in China, Rhodesia, Nigeria, and Ghana! Materials also include photographs of turn-of-the-century San Antonio, a biography of a bronco buster, and a French language travel volume. Find all this in August’s Research Ready. Continue reading

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Research Ready: July 2016

Learn about Baptist Middle East missionaries, the Texas Sesquicentennial, early Baylor leadership training, and the honorary degrees Baylor has awarded through time in this month’s Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Baptist missions, Baptist women, Honorary degrees, Julia and Finlay Graham, Leaky Leadership Laboratory, missionaries, missions, Research Ready, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching | Leave a comment

Documenting the Parker Family Story at The Texas Collection (Part 3)

For the past two weeks, we’ve been writing about the Parker family—from Cynthia Ann Parker and Quanah Parker, to Old Fort Parker. Today we continue the story with the Parker family’s work to preserve its historical documents, now at The Texas Collection. Mark your calendar for February 18 to hear Jack Selden’s lecture about his book on the Parker family. If you can’t attend but want to follow along on Twitter, look for #ParkerFamilyTX. Continue reading

Posted in American South, American West, Archives, Books, Cynthia Ann Parker, Folklore, 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, Texas Baptists, Texas Centennial, Texas State Parks, West, Woman pioneers | 1 Comment

Documenting the Parker Family Story at The Texas Collection (Part 2)

Last week, we explored the story of Cynthia Ann Parker and Quanah Parker. This week, learn about efforts to remember this history by restoring Fort Parker. Mark your calendar for February 18 to hear Jack Selden’s lecture about his book on the Parker family, and stay tuned for next week’s blog post on the Selden collection. Continue reading

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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 | 4 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