Category Archives: Baylor Female College

Research Ready: May 2015

Explore Civil War documents, Baylor research notes, Texas Baptist materials, and more in this month’s Research Ready! Continue reading

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Texas over Time: Baylor Female Building at Independence

One of the more memorable parts of Baylor Line Camp is walking through the columns at Independence and officially joining the Baylor Line. But of course, the columns used to be part of a building–learn more about their history in this month’s Texas over Time. Continue reading

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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

Posted in A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life, Baylor at Independence, Baylor Female College, Baylor University, Maps, Texas Collection 90th anniversary, The Texas Collection, Tom Lea | Leave a comment

Research Ready: October 2013

Just a couple of new finding aids this month, but ripe for exploration if you’re interested in Confederate units from Central Texas or Texas Baptist missionaries in Brazil! Continue reading

Posted in Anne Ellen Luther Bagby, Baptist history, Baptist missions, Baptist universities and colleges, Baptist women, Baylor at Independence, Baylor Female College, Baylor University, Brazil, Civil War, Confederate States of America, Freestone County, John Hill Luther, missionaries, missions, Research Ready, Seventh and James Baptist Church-Waco, Texas Baptists, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, William Buck Bagby | 1 Comment

Looking Back at Baylor: An Afterlife at Independence

This piece by former Texas Collection director Kent Keeth originally was published in The Baylor Line in November 1990. Blogging about Texas periodically features “Looking Back at Baylor” selections, with hopes of sharing Keeth’s work with a new audience. This past Sunday, Baylor University … Continue reading

Posted in Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baptist history, Baptist universities and colleges, Baylor at Independence, Baylor Female College, Baylor University, BGCT, Carey Crane Male and Female Colleges, Church of the Guardian Angel, E.E. Townes, Father Martin Huhn, Gordon Singleton, Guardian Angels Industrial School, Independence, Independence Baptist Church, Independence columns, James F. Vanderholt, Kent Keeth, Looking Back at Baylor, Royston Crane, T.C. Clay, Texas Baptists, Texas Catholics, Washington County Texas | 1 Comment

Research Ready: July 2013

Explore ranch life for Texas women, learn how oratory was taught in the 1890s, discover the intrigue of US politics in the 1840s…and much, much more! Check out our latest processed collections in this month’s Research Ready to connect with this information Continue reading

Posted in African-American history, African-Americans, Alexander Bumpass "Tip" Jones, Anna Louisa Wellington Stoner, Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baptist history, Baptist universities and colleges, Baptist women, Baylor Female College, Baylor University, Ben Guttery, Benjamin Edward Green, BGCT, Bill Pitts, Branch Davidians, Civil rights in Texas, Curriculum at Baylor, Discrimination in Education, Dominican Republic, Frontier and pioneer life, Irwin Green McGee, James Weldon Jones, Lillie Worley McGee, Lone Star School of Oratory, Mary Margaret Stoner McLean, Mathematical Association of America, Mathematicians, Mental Health Mental Retardation Center, Mexican War 1846-1848, Pat Neff, Prohibition, Race relations, Republic of Texas, Research Ready, Royal Clinton "Red" Stoner, Slavery, Texas Baptists, Texas ranches, Texas Revolution, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Vivienne Malone-Mayes, Waco, Walter Hale McKenzie, Woman pioneers, Women and Mathematics, World War I | Leave a comment

Setting a New Pace: Baylor University's First Female Professor with a PhD

Today we might be tempted to take for granted the many female professors who teach at Baylor and the numerous women who are earning doctoral degrees. However, it wasn’t such a long time ago that female PhDs, JDs, and so … Continue reading

Posted in Baylor Female College, Baylor University, Belton Texas, Historic Waco, Lula Pace, science education, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, women's rights | 1 Comment

Research Ready: January 2013

Each month, we post a processing update to notify our readers about the latest collections that have finding aids online and are primed for research. As we did in December, we have a few special entries from the Archival Collections … Continue reading

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An Independence Commencement: How Baylor&#x27s Earliest Graduates Celebrated

We introduced Margaret Hall Hicks, a Baylor alumna from the 1870s, this summer in our “Looking Back at Baylor: Simple Pleasures in Independence” post. We encourage you to read it for a view of Christmas celebrations in Baylor’s early years. … Continue reading

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Looking Back at Baylor: Simple Pleasures in Independence

This piece by former Texas Collection director Kent Keeth originally was published in The Baylor Line in November 1978, then was reprinted in Looking Back at Baylor (1985), a collection of Keeth and Harry Marsh’s historical columns for the Line. … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Baylor at Independence, Baylor Female College, Baylor Line Camp, Baylor University, Christmas, Independence columns, Kent Keeth, Looking Back at Baylor, Margaret Hall Hicks, Rufus Burleson, San Jacinto Day, The Baylor Line, William Carey Crane | 6 Comments