Monthly Archives: December 2012

Research Ready: December 2012

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 month we have a few special entries from the Archival Collections and Museums class … Continue reading

Posted in Adelphian Theological Society, African American universities and colleges, African-Americans, authors, Baptist history, Baylor at Independence, Baylor University, Belton Texas, Calvary Baptist Church Waco, Caritas of Waco, Catholic Charities USA, Citizens Advisory Committee Waco, Civil rights in Texas, Community Race Relations Coalition Waco, Discrimination in Education, Dublin, Esther Miller Jud, First Baptist Waco, Historic Waco Foundation, Humanitarianism, Huston-Tillotson University, James Milton (J.M.) Carroll, Lynching in Texas, Pat Neff, Philomathesian Literary Society, Poor Man's Supper, Quanah-Texas, Race relations, Raymond Biles, Research Ready, Rockport, Roger Conger, Seymour Texas, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Texas, Texas college integration, Texas historic buildings, Texas railroads, Texasa, Theology study and teaching, Tillotson College Austin, Waco | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Baptist history, Baylor at Independence, Baylor Female College, Baylor University, Carroll Chapel, Commencement, Margaret Hall Hicks, That Good Old Baylor Line, Waco, Washington County Texas | Leave a comment

Looking Back at Baylor: The Good Ship “Baylor Victory”

This piece by former Texas Collection director Kent Keeth originally was published in The Baylor Line in June 1979, then was reprinted in Looking Back at Baylor (1985), a collection of Keeth and Harry Marsh’s historical columns for the Line. … Continue reading

Posted in Baylor University, Judge Minor L. Moore, Looking Back at Baylor, Pat Neff, The Baylor Line, United States Maritime Commission, Victory merchant vessels | 6 Comments