Dr. Kathleen Johnson: Research Fellow
Dr. Kathleen Johnson is the 2013 recipient of the Wardlaw Fellowship Fund for Texas Studies.
Most Recent Videos
"How Kolaches Came to Texas: A Social and Cultural History of Czech Migration"
On August 30, 2016, Alice Luňáková, a student from Masaryk University in the Czech Republic, presented a joint Keston Center and Texas Collection lecture: "How Kolaches Came to Texas: A Social and Cul
Cooking In Texas: A Discussion about Texas Food and Cuisine
On February 12, 2015, The Texas Collection hosted, "Cooking in Texas: A Discussion about Texas Food and Cuisine." Panelists include Lisa Fain, founder of the award-winning blog and cookbook series “Ho
One Question Interview: What's so special about special collections?
This week, we asked our faculty, staff, and student workers one question: What's so special about special collections? They answer in their own unique ways. Leave your answer in the comments below! Le
The Painting Collection and Donald Yena
The Texas Collection is home to a small collection of paintings depicting Texas and Baylor University history. Watch as we explore Donald Yena's Six Spanish Mission paintings. The missions, in ord
Using the Texas Collection with Nick and Newb
Follow Nick and Newb on their adventures in The Texas Collection as they learn how to make their trip an effective one! Don't be a Newb! Come visit us! - http://www.baylor.edu/lib/texas/index.php
A Tour of the Texas Collection, Part 2
Join us for the tour, part two! Today, we take a look inside the Poage map room, the university archives, and the Texas Collection’s very own photo collection. Who knew there was so much to the Texa
A Tour of the Texas Collection, Part 1
Have you ever wondered how a special collections library works? Ever been curious about just what it is exactly The Texas Collection does and why? Follow along as we give you a behind-the-scenes tou
The Waco Suspension Bridge
Learn more about the history of the Waco Suspension Bridge, an iconic Waco landmark.
The Derailment of Camp MacArthur's Troop Train No. 264
On June 18, 1918, a troop train carrying soldiers from Waco's Camp MacArthur derailed. The accident injured many soldiers and fatally wounded two. All photographs used in the video are from the E.C. B
Through the Years: Baylor Students at Play
Enjoy this fun video of Baylor students through the years.
The Waco Tornado, May 11, 1953
On May 11, 1953, a deadly tornado ripped through downtown Waco. This tornado resulted in a great loss of life and property.
Diadeloso at Baylor University
Each spring, Baylor University celebrates Diadeloso, a holiday filled with fun and games. The event started as May Day in 1920 and has also been known as All-University Day, before becoming Diadeloso,
The Luther-Bagby Collection
The Luther-Bagby collection at The Texas Collection contains personal, theological, and missions papers spanning several generations of this missionary family. The earliest papers date from the 1820s,
The Carroll Library and Chapel Fire
In February 1922, a fire raged through Baylor University's F.L. Carroll Chapel and Library. This video shows before and after images. Carroll Library is home to The Texas Collection.
A Look at Baylor Football Programs Over the Decades
Christmas Greetings from The Texas Collection
Enjoy these beautiful Christmas greetings found in various collections in our archives. Music composed by Rick Dickert and available at www.freesoundtrackmusic.com
Rebecca Wagner: Research Fellow
Rebecca Wagner is a 2013 recipient of the Burney Parker Research Fellow
Dime Novels: The Rise of the American Hero