Category Archives: letters

Research Ready: December 2017

Discover photographs of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor campus in the 1920s, correspondence of Baylor students during World War II, playing cards with pictures from around Waco, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready. Continue reading

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Research Ready: September 2017

Read about the records of a historically African American cemetery, the papers of former Baylor President W.R. White, a Western novel about a scout leading a party through Comanche territory, a local civic leader, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready. Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, American West, Archives, Books, Cowboys, Falls County Texas, frontier and pioneer life, Frontier and pioneer life, letters, Old West, Photographs, Printing, Race relations, rare books, Research Ready, Screenplays, W.R. White, Waco, Waco race relations, West | Leave a comment

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

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

Posted in Adventure, American West, Archives, Baptist missions, Baptist women, Belton Texas, Books, broadsides, China, Dallas, frontier and pioneer life, Indian captivities, Indians of North America, letters, missionaries, missions, Old West, Photographs, Rail Road, Railroads, Research Ready, Texas railroads, Waco, Waco Interfaith Conference, World War II | Leave a comment

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: November 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 aerial photography, Archives, Baylor University, Books, Camp MacArthur, frontier and pioneer life, Korean War, letters, McLennan County, Photographs, Research Ready, Rich Field, Texas over Time, Waco, Waco, Waco tornado 1953, World War I | 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

Museum Students in the Archives: Processing Love and Identity

Graduate students encounter everything from love letters to university records while processing at The Texas Collection. Two recent students share their discoveries in this new blog post. Continue reading

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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

Posted in American South, Archives, authors, Baylor English department, Civil War, Confederate States of America, Del Rio, female poets, Fort Worth, Frontier and pioneer life, Immortal Ten, letters, Mayors, Research Ready, School of Education, Texas Mayors, World War I | Leave a comment

Research Ready: April 2016

Materials include the records of a prominent local store and the family that owned and operated it, a Civil War letter, a promotional pamphlet on Waco, a souvenir concert program, and a volume on German Americans in Texas. You can read about these materials and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in A.M. Goldstein, Archives, Books, Civil War, Fort Worth, genealogy, Germany, Goldstein-Migel, letters, Research Ready, Vermont, Waco | Leave a comment