Category Archives: scrapbooks

Research Ready: March 2017

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

Posted in American South, Archives, Books, Civil War, Confederate States of America, frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life, Houston, Locomotives, Photographs, postcards, Rail Road, Railroads, Research Ready, San Antonio, scrapbooks, student life, Texas railroads, Trains, Waco | 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

Posted in Baptist missions, Baptist women, China, Ghana, letters, missions, Photographs, postcards, Research Ready, scrapbooks, Texas Baptists, Women's Missionary Union | Leave a comment

Research Ready: February 2015

View an 1870 photograph of a noted Waco businessman, learn about student life at Baylor in the late 1800s, explore the life of a Waco family’s trip to Mexico, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baylor Literacy Center, Belton Texas, BGCT, Books, Georgia Jenkins Burleson, letters, McLennan County, Mexico, National Baptist Convention of America, Photographs, Research Ready, scrapbooks, Texas, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching, Waco, women's education | Leave a comment

Exploring the Waco Jewish Community with the Texas Jewish Historical Society

The Texas Jewish Historical Society visited The Texas Collection recently. Learn more about their visit! Continue reading

Posted in A.M. Goldstein, Congregation Agudath Jacob, exhibits, Goldstein-Migel, Isaac Goldstein, Jacob De Cordova, letters, McLennan County, Photographs, scrapbooks, Temple Rodef Sholom, Waco, Waco Hadassah | Leave a comment

Mother Neff State Park: A Texas Original

“There is no more typically Texas spot in all Texas than Mother Neff Park.” Learn more about the first state park in Texas as depicted in scrapbooks in the Pat Neff collection, and maybe get some ideas for a Central Texas day trip Continue reading

Posted in Baylor University Golden Wave Band, Civilian Conservation Corps, Coryell County, Isabella Mother Neff, J.M. Dawson, Mother Neff State Park, Pat Neff, scrapbooks, Texas State Parks | 2 Comments

Research Ready: May 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. This is a our one-year anniversary of Research Ready, so we added things up. We’ve announced nearly 90 finding aids completed between May 2012-May 2013—wow! We look forward to sharing many more research opportunities with you. Here’s the scoop for May 2013: Continue reading

Posted in Baylor University, Branch Davidians, FBI, Grace Jones of Salado, Grace Rosanky Putnam Jones, Katherine Lucylle Cope Fulmer, modeling, Nick Pocock, R.H. Smith, Research Ready, scrapbooks, student life, Texas Revolution, Wichita Falls Symphony, World War II | Leave a comment