Monthly Archives: November 2013

Research Ready: November 2013

Civil War, Texas Revolution, Baylor, Baptist, and Dallas history? “Check” on all counts! Discover our newest finding aids in our latest Research Ready. Continue reading

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A Day in the (Texas Collection) Life: Petra Ibarra-Nagel and Priscilla Escobedo, Student Assistants

From bonding with Pat Neff to learning interesting tidbits about Baylor’s past, our archives student workers learn a lot and do a lot at The Texas Collection. Learn more about their contributions in our latest “Day in the Life” post: Continue reading

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Introducing BARD: Discover Yesterday's Stories (and Our New Database)

The Texas Collection is happy to open our newest discovery tool, the Baylor Archival Repositories Database (BARD), to our researchers. Learn how you can use BARD to discover the wealth of archival materials at The Texas Collection! Continue reading

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#EveryoneInBlack #SicOU

A sellout crowd of 50,000+ fans cheered the Baylor football team on to a 41-12 victory against the University of Oklahoma on November 7, 2013. An #EveryoneInBlack push to “blackout” the Floyd Casey Stadium at this Thursday night game unified Bear fans in Waco and across the country. Check out our Storify to see how Baylor fans showed their spirit on social media Continue reading

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