Monthly Archives: February 2017

Cataloger’s Corner: 1743 Bible designed by Christoph Sauer

This week’s blog post is the first of a series written by Allie McCormack, the Rare Books Catalog Librarian for Baylor Libraries. In this series, she describes some of her favorite items found at The Texas Collection. This initial post features a 1743 Bible designed by Christoph Sauer, believed to be the first Bible printed the American colonies in a European language. Continue reading

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A Distinguished Visitor: Thomas W. Streeter at The Texas Collection

Do you ever wonder about how The Texas Collection obtained some of its treasures? In our most recent blog post, graduate student Anna Redhair lets us know about a visit by noted Texana collector Thomas W. Streeter and identifies a few of the items he donated to the collection. Continue reading

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