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!
May’s finding aids
By Paul Fisher, Processing Archivist
- Richard C. Phelan papers (#1814): Collection of articles and short stories authored by Phelan, also including his book Texas Wild.
- BU Records: Spanish Department (#BU/155): Includes teaching materials, correspondence, and promotional materials from the Baylor Spanish Department 1926-2005.
- BU Records Phi Beta Kappa (#BU/255): Contains correspondence and other documents relating to the process of establishing a Phi Beta Kappa chapter at Baylor University. There are also extensive records about the visits of guest speakers invited by the society.
- BU Records: Central Texas Regional Science Fair (#BU/61): Documents the administrative operations and past exhibits of the Central Texas Regional Science Fair. This fair brought together both high school and collegiate students from across Central Texas to present projects ranging across the entire spectrum of scientific inquiry.
- Clingman-Stallings family papers (#2985): Correspondence, genealogical charts, photographs, news clippings, Bibles, manuscripts, military records, and financial papers for various family businesses.
- BU Records: Rufus Spain (#BU/379): Baylor University materials produced by Dr. Rufus Spain, an educator and religious historian who served as a full-time professor in Baylor’s Department of History, 1957-1998.
May’s print materials
By Amie Oliver, Librarian and Curator of Print Materials
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