Each month, we post an update to notify our readers about the latest archival collections to be processed and some highlights of our print material acquisitions. These resources are primed for research and are just a sampling of the many resources to be found at The Texas Collection!
January’s finding aids
By Paul Fisher, Processing Archivist
- Lois Marie Sutton photographic collection, 1940-1976 (#4035): Contains photographs of Sutton’s travels in the United States and abroad, together with a few clippings. Sutton was a professor of foreign languages at Baylor University.
- BU Records: Phi Delta Phi, 1946-1971, undated (#BU/129): Administrative records, correspondence, and literary productions related to the Hemphill Inn chapter at Baylor University.
- Mamie Boone papers, 1867-2006 (#3780): Includes materials on Boone’s travels in Europe and the eastern United States, plus recipes and scrapbooks. Boone was principal of John H. Reagan Elementary School in Dallas, Texas, during the 1950s.
- BU Records: Graduate Council, 1959-1963 (#BU/99): Meeting minutes for Baylor University’s Graduate Council.
- BU Records: Delta Delta Delta, 1947-2001, undated (#BU/274): Collection contains items pertaining to the Beta Tau Chapter of Delta Delta Delta at Baylor University, previously known as the Peer Club and Kappa Theta.
January’s print materials
By Amie Oliver, Librarian and Curator of Print Materials
Part of the Adams-Blakley collection, the volumes below recount the lives and legends of outlaw brothers Frank and Jesse James.
James, Edgar. The Notorious James Brothers: the latest and most complete story of the daring crimes of these famous desperadoes ever published : containing many sensational escapades never before made public. Baltimore: I. & M. Ottenheimer, 1913. Print.
The James Boys. A complete and accurate recital of the dare-devil criminal career of the famous bandit brothers, Frank and Jesse James and their noted band of bank plunderers, train robbers and murderers, specially compiled for the publishers. Chicago, Henneberry Co. [date of publication not identified]. Print.
Frank James and His Brother Jesse: The Daring Border Bandits. Baltimore, MD: I. & M. Ottenheimer, 1915. Print.