Category Archives: Baptist women

Research Ready: May 2017

Explore materials on Baptist missionaries in China, dime novels, Texas railroads, military academies, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

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Research Ready: February 2017

Learn about cowboy songs, the Baylor University Golden Wave Band, Corpus Christi, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, American West, Baptist women, Baylor University Golden Wave Band, Books, letters, Lily McIlroy Russell, McGregor Plan, Old West, paper, Photographs, Railroads, Research Ready, Texas Baptists, Trains, World War II | Leave a comment

Research Ready: December 2016

Each month, we post an update to notify our readers about the latest archival collections to be processed and some highlights of our print materials. These resources are primed for research and are just a sampling of the many resources … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, African American universities and colleges, African-American history, Archives, Baptist women, Civil War, diaries, Historic Waco, Huston-Tillotson University, McLennan County, Nonprofit organizations, Paul Quinn College, Photographs, rare books, Research Ready, Texas Baptists, Waco, Waco ISD, women's education | 1 Comment

Research Ready: September 2016

Explore a rare book about presidents of the Republic of Texas, a collection of photographs of Waco, the papers of an early Waco educator, and more in this month’s Research Ready. Continue reading

Posted in Baptist women, Baylor University, Historic Waco, Jewish Federation of Waco and Central Texas, McLennan County, Myron Wood, Photographs, Research Ready, Sam Houston, Seventh and James Baptist Church-Waco, Texas, Texas Baptists, Waco ISD | Leave a comment

Research Ready: August 2016

Discover the fascinating lives of two Southern Baptist missionaries who worked in China, Rhodesia, Nigeria, and Ghana! Materials also include photographs of turn-of-the-century San Antonio, a biography of a bronco buster, and a French language travel volume. Find all this in August’s Research Ready. Continue reading

Posted in Baptist missions, Baptist women, China, Ghana, letters, missions, Photographs, postcards, Research Ready, scrapbooks, Texas Baptists, Women's Missionary Union | Leave a comment

Research Ready: July 2016

Learn about Baptist Middle East missionaries, the Texas Sesquicentennial, early Baylor leadership training, and the honorary degrees Baylor has awarded through time in this month’s Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Baptist missions, Baptist women, Honorary degrees, Julia and Finlay Graham, Leaky Leadership Laboratory, missionaries, missions, Research Ready, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching | Leave a comment

Research Ready: April 2015

Materials documenting a German family in 1830s Texas, an African American family in Waco, and a woman in Central Texas are included in April’s Research Ready. Continue reading

Posted in Academy of the Sacred Heart, African American universities and colleges, African-Americans, Archives, Baptist women, diaries, frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life, German-Americans, Germany, McLennan County, New Hope Baptist Church, Photographs, Research Ready, Texas, Texas, Texas Baptists, Uncategorized, Waco | Leave a comment

Research Ready: June 2014

Poetry, mission work, life during the Civil War, Texas Germans, sporting goods, and parks and recreation–the subjects represented in this month’s Research Ready are truly eclectic! Dig in to our latest finding aids and discover the variety of resources at The Texas Collection. Continue reading

Posted in Baptist missions, Baptist women, Civil War, Grace Noll Crowell, Historic Waco, John O. Meusebach, John Thompson, Maudie Ethel Albritton Fielder, missionaries, missions, Research Ready, Richard N. Goode, Texas poet laureate, W.A. Holt Company, Waco Parks and Recreation Commission | Leave a comment

Research Ready: February 2014

Do you know about the Baylor “Alma Mater” that wasn’t? Have you seen Waco’s Interurban bridge in a flood? Do you know much about the history of the African-American community in Waco? Discover these subjects and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready:
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Posted in A.J. Moore High School, African-Americans, Baptist history, Baptist women, Baylor School of Music, Baylor University, E.C. Blomeyer, Frances Cobb Todd, Historic Waco, McLennan County, Music teachers, New Hope Baptist Church, photographic negatives, Research Ready, Roxy Grove, Telephone industry, Texas Baptists, Waco, Waco Symphony Orchestra | Leave a comment

Research Ready: October 2013

Just a couple of new finding aids this month, but ripe for exploration if you’re interested in Confederate units from Central Texas or Texas Baptist missionaries in Brazil! Continue reading

Posted in Anne Ellen Luther Bagby, Baptist history, Baptist missions, Baptist universities and colleges, Baptist women, Baylor at Independence, Baylor Female College, Baylor University, Brazil, Civil War, Confederate States of America, Freestone County, John Hill Luther, missionaries, missions, Research Ready, Seventh and James Baptist Church-Waco, Texas Baptists, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, William Buck Bagby | 1 Comment