Category Archives: Pat Neff Hall

Texas over Time: Pat Neff Hall, Baylor University, Waco

Pat Neff Hall has been a central icon of the Baylor campus since its 1940 dedication. Watch Pat Neff Hall go from scaffolding to completion in our latest Texas over Time. 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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The Comprehensive Pat Neff: Texas Governor, Baylor President, and Much More

The name Pat Neff is known by every Baylor Bear. Perhaps his influence is most markedly demonstrated by Pat Neff Hall. Built in 1939 and named in honor of Baylor’s eighth president, its tower can be seen for miles and … Continue reading

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How the McLane Carillon Missed Its Stop (But Has Been Making Beautiful Music Ever Since)

Did you listen for the bells this Homecoming weekend? So many Baylor alums talk about missing the beautiful hymns played on the McLane Carillon, or just the chiming of the time. From getting students to class on time to September … Continue reading

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