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!Continue Reading
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 are July’s finding aids:
- James and Peggy Bartley papers, 1951-1995 (#3952): Contains photographs and correspondence from and to Peggy and James Bartley, Southern Baptist missionaries in Uruguay, as well as an autobiography of James Bartley.
- Virginia and Paul Smith Missions papers, 1955-2010 (#3953): This collection describes the pastoral, educational, and humanitarian activities of two Southern Baptist missionaries that lived in the United States, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Morocco, and Lebanon. Materials include correspondence, photographs, and twenty years of Jordan Baptist Mission Board of Directors minutes.
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 September:
- Catherine Alexander papers, 1871-1962, undated: Alexander was a widowed Southern Baptist missionary who became a benefactor to Baylor University. Her papers provide insight into the network of conservative Protestant missionaries sent out from the United States during the first half of the 20th century.
- BU Records: Calliopean Literary Society, 1885-1901, undated: Correspondence and literary manuscripts of the first female literary society at Baylor, founded at the Independence campus.
- BU Records: Dean of Women (Lily Russell), 1922-1969, undated: Records created and collected by Russell regarding her work as Assistant Dean of Women and Dean of Women at Baylor University and with various Baptist women’s organizations.
- Carl Lovelace papers, 1865-1969, undated: Correspondence, literary productions, photographic materials, and other documents relating to Dr. Lovelace’s life as a Rough Rider, doctor, and Baylor alumnus.