Category Archives: diaries

Research Ready: July 2017

View materials on German immigration to Texas, Prohibition, gunslingers in Texas, screenplays, railroad collections, Texas Civil War materials, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Archives, Civil War, Confederate States of America, Cowboys, diaries, frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life, German pioneers, letters, Mexico, Old West, Paul Baker, Prohibition, Rail Road, Railroads, Research Ready, Screenplays, Texas navy, Texas railroads | Leave a comment

Hallie Earle: Waco’s Weather Watcher

Hallie Earle was the first female graduate of Baylor University Medical School and Waco’s first female physician. She was also an avid weather watcher. In this post, Library Assistant Casey Froehlich will takes a closer look at Earle’s weather tracking. Continue reading

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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: 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

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Research Ready: January 2013

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. As we did in December, we have a few special entries from the Archival Collections … Continue reading

Posted in Austin's Colony, Baptist history, Baylor at Independence, Baylor athletics, Baylor Female College, Baylor University, Bertie Routh Barron, Charles Wellborn, Civil War, classical education, Colonization in Texas, Delta Sigma Pi, diaries, Edna, genealogy, Grimes County, Harry Raymond Morse Jr., Henry Trantham, Jackson County, Jacob de Cordova, James M. Kendrick Jr., Jews in Texas, Julie Holcomb, Kendrick family, McLennan County, Milam County, Olive McGehee Denson, Research Ready, Revivals, Rhodes Scholarship program, Roger Conger, Seventh and James Baptist Church-Waco, Southwest Athletic Conference, Texas Baptists, Waco, Waco tornado 1953 | Leave a comment

Research Ready: October 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 October: Bolt Family Homestead and Legion Valley Indian Massacre Collection, 1985: … Continue reading

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The Life and Times: Diaries As Research Tools

Worrying about the health of family members? Fretting over school and work? If you are, you may write about these concerns in a diary. People have kept diaries, and have written about the same kinds of subjects, for a long … Continue reading

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