Expanding Your Search in BARD

We’ve got a few more BARD pointers for you in this blog post: tips on browsing larger collections, using BARD’s advanced search, and opening attachments to collections. We hope you enjoy exploring our finding aids!

Connecting Resources in BARD

Have you used BARD yet? We’ve got some more tips in this blog post to help you make the most of our archival repository database, from using subject terms to printing search results.

56th Evacuation Hospital: Lawrence Dudgeon Collins

This blog post was written by Graduate Student Assistant B.J. Thome. He is a Ph.D. candidate in English Literature in his second year at The Texas Collection. This post is the first in a series about the 56th Evacuation Hospital, an Army medical unit with close ties to the Baylor University College of Medicine, which

The Ellington Field Photographic Collection

by Benna Vaughan, Manuscripts Archivist The Ellington Field Photographic collection is one of two new photographic collections obtained by The Texas Collection that focus on World War I. Though currently divided and used for both civil and military purposes, Ellington Field bears a long history of being at the front lines of training for United

Armstrong’s Stars: Robert Frost

As the 1923 Round Up put it, “A heavy Frost from New England…in the form of Robert, the Poet” visited Baylor twice at A.J. Armstrong’s (and Carl Sandburg’s) urging. Read more about Robert Frost at Baylor in this final installment of Armstrong’s Stars.

Texas in the Teens through E.C. Blomeyer’s Lens

E.C. Blomeyer was probably just taking photos for his own enjoyment, but years later, they give us unique views into Central Texas about one hundred years ago. Join us in a new series as we take a look at “Texas in the Teens” through the lens of a gifted amateur photographer.

Trust but verify: looking at a fragment of Civil War history

At some point in our lives most of us pass through that phase where we believe “if you see it in print, it must be true.” In the world of Special Collections, this can also mean that when an object has a handwritten note identifying it, you accept the note as factual. Unfortunately, real life