Monthly Archives: September 2015

Texas over Time: Lake Waco

Do you remember when Waco’s Lake Shore Drive looked a little different than it does today? Check out a few views of Lake Waco from its earlier days (and learn a little about efforts to dam the Bosque River) in our latest Texas over Time. If you’re interested in learning more about efforts to control Texas rivers, join us on October 22 to hear Kenna Lang Archer’s presentation on her book, Unruly Waters, which explores the history of the Brazos River. Continue reading

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What I Did This Summer: Graduate Student Projects at The Texas Collection, Part 2

This summer, The Texas Collection was fortunate to have four graduate students working with our staff and in our collections. We asked them to share a little about their projects and what they have learned. Last month we heard about Baptist collections and athletics film; this month, learn about students who worked with the papers of a beloved Baylor president and of a Central Texas archaeologist/lithographer/Renaissance man. Continue reading

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The Life and Art of Harding Black: The Power of One

Please join The Texas Collection for a lecture by Baylor University professor and ceramist Paul McCoy, The Life and Art of Harding Black: The Power of One Thursday, September 24, 2015 3:30-5 pm The Texas Collection’s Guy B. Harrison, Jr. … Continue reading

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