Category Archives: missionaries

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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Summer at The Texas Collection: Students Share Their Findings

Whether working with the papers of missionaries or a past Baylor president, you never know what you’ll learn in the archives. Find out about two students’ experience working with archival collections in our latest blog post. Continue reading

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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: July 2015

In this month’s finding aids, you can discover the papers of Baylor President Samuel Palmer Brooks, as well as materials from Baptist missionaries in Uruguay and the Middle East. Continue reading

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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

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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

Research Ready: September 2013

Missionaries, higher education, plus a Rough Rider–this month’s completed finding aids cover a wide variety of interests! Check out what’s Research Ready Continue reading

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Research Ready: June 2013

Whatever your interest, we’ve got you covered. The early days of Baylor’s Student Union Building? Waco pioneers? World War II photographs? Check out this month’s Research Ready to learn more Continue reading

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Sharing Student Scholarship Online: Access at Baylor, 1900-1920

For the first five weeks of the spring 2013 semester, we’re putting up teasers about the fascinating Baylor history that Higher Education and Student Affairs students analyzed and shared on the class’ blog. So far we’ve explored students and student … Continue reading

Posted in Baptist women, Baylor University, Higher Education and Student Affairs, missionaries, missions, Nathan Alleman, Samuel Palmer Brooks, study abroad, Theology study and teaching, women's rights | Leave a comment

Research Ready: November 2012

Each month, we post a processing update to notify our readers about the latest collections that have finding aids online and are primed for research. Here’s the scoop for November: Baylor-Carrington Family Papers, 1715-2007, undated: These family papers consist of … Continue reading

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