Category Archives: W.R. White

Research Ready: September 2017

Read about the records of a historically African American cemetery, the papers of former Baylor President W.R. White, a Western novel about a scout leading a party through Comanche territory, a local civic leader, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready. Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, American West, Archives, Books, Cowboys, Falls County Texas, frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life, letters, Old West, Photographs, Printing, Race relations, rare books, Research Ready, Screenplays, W.R. White, Waco, Waco race relations, West | Leave a comment

Summer at The Texas Collection: Students Share Their Findings

Whether working with the papers of missionaries or a past Baylor president, you never know what you’ll learn in the archives. Find out about two students’ experience working with archival collections in our latest blog post. Continue reading

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A Sweet (and Sparkly!) Canvas

A portrait painting on sugar? You have to see it to believe it. Click to learn more about a most unusual artifact in The Texas Collection University Archives. Continue reading

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A Fittin' Home for the Fightin' Baylor Bears: The 1949-1950 Baylor Stadium Campaign

Every good Baylor Bear is abuzz with excitement about the new Baylor Stadium. The first time in more than 75 years that Baylor Football will play on campus! A new boat harbor and footbridge along the beautiful Brazos River! Baylor … Continue reading

Posted in A.M. Goldstein, Baylor football, Baylor Stadium, Baylor Stadium Corporation, Baylor University, Connally Air Force Base, Dave Campbell, Floyd Casey Stadium, Gordon Rountree, Harlon M. Fentress, Jack Kultgen, Municipal Stadium, photographic negatives, Photographs, W.R. White, Waco, Walter G. Lacy Jr. | 1 Comment