Category Archives: Baylor English department

Research Ready: May 2016

Civil War documents, print resources on military training camps in Texas, unpublished poems, documents from a Baylor professor and Waco mayor, and more are available in this month’s Research Ready! 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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Armstrong’s Stars: Vachel Lindsay

“Remarkable lyricist” Vachel Lindsay visited Baylor three times, including a stop in Waco to help celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. Learn more in our latest Armstrong’s Stars entry. Continue reading

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Armstrong’s Stars: Carl Sandburg

In the next entry in our Armstrong’s Stars series, learn about Carl Sandburg’s visits to Baylor. He even visited a sick Baylor student at the hospital when he was here in 1952! Continue reading

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Research Ready: July 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 July: Andrew Joseph (A.J.) Armstrong papers: The Andrew Joseph Armstrong papers … Continue reading

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