Category Archives: Commencement

Research Ready: July 2015

In this month’s finding aids, you can discover the papers of Baylor President Samuel Palmer Brooks, as well as materials from Baptist missionaries in Uruguay and the Middle East. Continue reading

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Baylor Quiz Time

It’s back to school today—time for a quiz! These Baylor trivia questions are drawn from things I’ve learned through assisting patrons with reference questions. Test your knowledge of the green and gold—or learn more about Baylor’s past! Continue reading

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A Lifelong Learner: The Education and Service of Dr. Francis Gevrier Guittard

“I will help you in every possible way to get before the people, to cultivate the students and reach a maximum of opportunity for you to develop in.” Samuel Palmer Brooks wrote those words to Francis Gevrier Guittard in a … 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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