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 May’s finding aids:
- Cope family Civil War letters, circa 1863-1865 (#3949): Contains correspondence from two brothers, John and Thomas Cope, who were soldiers in the Confederate 45th Alabama Infantry and 24th Arkansas Infantry, Army of Tennessee.
- BU Records: University Historian’s Office, 1780-1995 (BU/260): These records include research files used for writing several books on Baylor’s history.
- Gordon Grady Singleton papers, 1917-1970, undated (#743): Correspondence, collected materials and photographs highlighting Singleton’s military service, career in education, and personal life.
- M. P. Daniel papers, 1907-1986 (#3919): The M. P. Daniel papers contain the correspondence, legal, and literary documents of Marion Price Daniel, Sr., a prominent businessman in southeast Texas in the early 20th century.
- Elizabeth Lay papers, 1860-1869 (#2465): Contains one letter written by a Baylor Female College student in Independence, Texas, describing student life to her sister.
- Corrie Lee Taylor Powell papers, 1896-1949 (#164): These papers include materials about the personal life of Powell, a Texan from Kaufman County, who studied piano at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
- Sabine Baptist Association records 1843-1849 (#120): Records consist of association minutes, as well as documents and correspondence relating to prominent members.