Category Archives: women’s education

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

Dottie Scarborough: A Woman of Many Talents

The personal papers of one of Baylor’s most well-written alumna are now available for research at The Texas Collection. The Dorothy Scarborough papers include more than 60 boxes of personal correspondence, notebooks, and sheet music that Scarborough wrote and collected during her career as an author, folklorist, and professor. Continue reading

Posted in American South, Dorothy Scarborough, female poets, Folk Songs, Folklore, Folklore, women's education | Leave a comment

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