Category Archives: Baptist universities and colleges

Research Ready: June 2016

In this month’s Research Ready, learn about a treaty between the Republic of Texas and Great Britain, materials on a Waco retail business, dining room reports from Georgia Burleson Hall cafeteria at Baylor University, and more! Continue reading

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Research Ready: January 2016

Explore Baptist sermons, the writings of a Baylor University professor, and more in this month’s Research Ready! Continue reading

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Research Ready: August 2015

In this month’s Research Ready, learn about a Texas archaeologist, the Baylor Round Table, a Texas journalist, and a German-American philosopher! Continue reading

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Research Ready: March 2015

Learn about a United States diplomat in Central and South America, a researcher in Southern folklore, and one of the deadliest natural disasters in U.S. history in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

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Research Ready: January 2015

In this month’s Research Ready, learn about photographs from the Waco African American community in the early 1900s, recipes and postcards from across Texas, and materials from Baylor’s BU records: George W. Truett Theological Seminary. Continue reading

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Research Ready: October 2014

Explore topics this month that are Research Ready: photographs from the old Baylor campus at Independence, Texas, Baptist church materials, Texas family documents, and minutes from Baylor’s Staff Council. Continue reading

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Research Ready: August 2014

Materials from a Texas politician, Baylor fundraising efforts in the 1920s, a Jewish organization in Waco, and a Waco church are all featured in this month’s Research Ready! Continue reading

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Research Ready: April 2014

A Texas and Baylor booster, Central Texas family history, and an effort to memorialize a beloved leader–all found in this month’s edition of Research Ready. Which topic will catch your fancy? Continue reading

Posted in Baptist universities and colleges, Baylor University, D.K. "Dock" Martin, Research Ready, Samuel Palmer Brooks, United States history, Waco Hall, World War I, World War II | Leave a comment

Before Baylor: A Brief Story of Waco University

Baylor marked the anniversary of its founding this weekend on February 1. The founders decided to locate the school in Independence, but do you know how it ended up in Waco? Learn the story behind Waco University–a school very much intertwined in Baylor’s history, but with stories all its own. Continue reading

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Research Ready: December 2013

We’ve got some baseball, architectural, and Waco history for you to round out the end of this year. Stay tuned to see what becomes Research Ready in 2014! Continue reading

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