Manicule Exhibit

The Arts and Special Collections Research Center has opened their latest exhibit — Pointing Out the (Not Always) Obvious: Manicules Through History from Latin, manicula (little hand) a hand-drawn or typographic mark representing a hand with its index finger extending in a pointing gesture Humans have used the image of a pointing hand for much…

“Black Swan” : a story of courage and talent

Join us during Black History Month and Women’s History Month as we follow Elisabeth Taylor Greenfield‘s singing career through mid-19th century newspapers.  There are a number of inspirational resources available to the public to listen, read, learn, and share stories of African Americans, celebrating their journeys and contributions to society.   The Library of Congress, Smithsonian…

Research in Music with Christopher Thompson – If I Ever Get a Job Again

What does music research look like?  This is the eighth post in a series that highlights music research by students in a Baylor School of Music class taught by Dr. Laurel Zeiss, a recipient of the 2022 Special Collections Teaching Fellowship.  These students worked beyond traditional research and learned how to engage with primary sources…

Research in Music with Jessica Rumsey – Oily Blues

What does music research look like?  This is the seventh post in a series that highlights music research by students in a Baylor School of Music class taught by Dr. Laurel Zeiss, a recipient of the 2022 Special Collections Teaching Fellowship.  These students worked beyond traditional research and learned how to engage with primary sources…

Research in Music with Alysia Martinez – Allied Victory / Italian Dance

What does music research look like?  This is the fifth post in a series that highlights music research by students in a Baylor School of Music class taught by Dr. Laurel Zeiss, a recipient of the 2022 Special Collections Teaching Fellowship.  These students worked beyond traditional research and learned how to engage with primary sources…

Research in Music with Lauren Graves – I Love to Tango With My Tea

What does music research look like?  This is the fourth post in a series that highlights music research by students in a Baylor School of Music class taught by Dr. Laurel Zeiss, a recipient of the 2022 Special Collections Teaching Fellowship.  These students worked beyond traditional research and learned how to engage with primary sources…

Research in Music with Revina Karani – That Dreamy Rag

What does music research look like?  This is the third post in a series that highlights music research by students in a Baylor School of Music class taught by Dr. Laurel Zeiss, a recipient of the 2022 Special Collections Teaching Fellowship.  These students worked beyond traditional research and learned how to engage with primary sources…

Research in Music with Riley Peterson – Habanera (Tu)

What does music research look like?  This is the second post in a series that highlights music research by students in a Baylor School of Music class taught by Dr. Laurel Zeiss, a recipient of the 2022 Special Collections Teaching Fellowship.  These students worked beyond traditional research and learned how to engage with primary sources…

Research in Music with Julia Spanier – Mother’s Gone Crusading

What does music research look like?  The next few posts will highlight music research by students in a Baylor School of Music class taught by Dr. Laurel Zeiss, a recipient of the 2022 Special Collections Teaching Fellowship.  These students worked beyond traditional research and learned how to engage with primary sources in the Baylor Libraries’…