Category Archives: Mexico

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

A Distinguished Visitor: Thomas W. Streeter at The Texas Collection

Do you ever wonder about how The Texas Collection obtained some of its treasures? In our most recent blog post, graduate student Anna Redhair lets us know about a visit by noted Texana collector Thomas W. Streeter and identifies a few of the items he donated to the collection. Continue reading

Posted in Baylor University, broadsides, Maps, McGregor Plan, Mexico, rare books, The Texas Collection, Thomas W. Streeter | Leave a comment

Research Ready: November 2015

View selections from our print materials, explore the experience of a German immigrant family in Waco, learn about William Shakespeare with a group of interested Waco citizens, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Books, Dance, Mexico, O&H Rare Foods, performing arts, rare books, Research Ready, San Antonio, Uncategorized, Waco, Waco Shakespeare Club | Leave a comment

Thomas C. Mann: US-Latin American Relations in the 1940s-1960s

Thomas Mann served as a diplomat to Latin America under the leadership of five US presidents and through tumultuous times in the 1940s-1960s. Learn more about foreign affairs through Mann’s eyes and actions, as depicted in his records at The Texas Collection. 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

Posted in Baptist universities and colleges, Baylor English department, Dorothy Scarborough, Folklore, Galveston Hurricane 1900, letters, Mexico, newspapers, paper, Research Ready, Thomas C. Mann, United States State Department, Waco, women's education | Leave a comment

Research Ready: February 2015

View an 1870 photograph of a noted Waco businessman, learn about student life at Baylor in the late 1800s, explore the life of a Waco family’s trip to Mexico, and more in this month’s edition of Research Ready! Continue reading

Posted in Archives, Baptist General Convention of Texas, Baylor Literacy Center, Belton Texas, BGCT, Books, Georgia Jenkins Burleson, letters, McLennan County, Mexico, National Baptist Convention of America, Photographs, Research Ready, scrapbooks, Texas, Texas Baptists, Theology study and teaching, Waco, women's education | Leave a comment

Research Ready: November 2013

Civil War, Texas Revolution, Baylor, Baptist, and Dallas history? “Check” on all counts! Discover our newest finding aids in our latest Research Ready. Continue reading

Posted in Baptist history, Battle of Glorieta Pass, Baylor University, broadsides, church history, Civil War, Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, Dallas, Frank Jasek, Gertrude Harris Cook, John Graham Jones, Mexico, military history, New Mexico, New Mexico campaign 1862, performing arts, Republic of Texas, Research Ready, Soldiers of the Wooden Cross, Texas Baptists, Texas Revolution, United States Armed Forces, United States history, Waco, war memorials, women's education, Woodrow School of Expression and Physical Culture | Leave a comment