Monthly Archives: September 2017

Research Ready: September 2017

Read about the records of a historically African American cemetery, the papers of former Baylor President W.R. White, a Western novel about a scout leading a party through Comanche territory, a local civic leader, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready. Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, American West, Archives, Books, Cowboys, Falls County Texas, frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life, letters, Old West, Photographs, Printing, Race relations, rare books, Research Ready, Screenplays, W.R. White, Waco, Waco race relations, West | Leave a comment

Introducing Rachel DeShong and Leanna Barcelona

Equally as important as the materials themselves are those responsible for creating access and caring for the materials within the library and archives. The Texas Collection is pleased to welcome two new members to our staff and faculty at Baylor … Continue reading

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From Page to Air: Sharing Baylor Football since 1951

by Sylvia Hernandez, BULAA Project Archivist As football season gets underway, we find ourselves in the stands of our favorite stadium watching the game, hoping the best for our team. But what about the times you can’t make it? Have … Continue reading

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Texas over Time: Camp MacArthur

Texas has changed quite a bit over the years, as is readily seen in our vast photograph and postcard collections. To help bring some of those changes to life, we’ve created a “Texas over Time” series of GIFs that will … Continue reading

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Looking Back at Baylor: The Origin of the Green and Gold

This piece by former Texas Collection director Kent Keeth originally was published in The Baylor Line in June 1978, then was reprinted in Looking Back at Baylor (1985), a collection of Keeth and Harry Marsh’s historical columns for the Line. … Continue reading

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