The Texas Collection

Treasures old and new...

  • Sharing Student Scholarship: Students at Baylor University, 1890-1910

    Sharing Student Scholarship: Students at Baylor University, 1890-1910

    Our Sharing Student Scholarship blog posts showcase original scholarship written by Baylor students who conducted research using primary source materials in The Texas Collection. This post is the...

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  • Texas Over Time: Waco’s Elite Café-the 1952 Renovation and Magnolia Table, Today

    Texas Over Time: Waco’s Elite Café-the 1952 Renovation and Magnolia Table, Today

      By Geoff Hunt, Audio and Visual Curator Texas has changed quite a bit over the years, as is readily seen in our vast photograph and postcard collections. To help bring some of those changes to...

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  • Sharing Student Scholarship: Religion at Baylor University, 1890-1910

    Sharing Student Scholarship: Religion at Baylor University, 1890-1910

    Our Sharing Student Scholarship blog posts showcase original scholarship written by Baylor students who conducted research using primary source materials in The Texas Collection. This post is the...

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  • Research Ready: April 2019

    Research Ready: April 2019

    Each month, we post an update to notify our readers about the latest archival collections to be processed and some highlights of our print material acquisitions. These resources are primed for...

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  • Collins Hall through the Ages

    Collins Hall through the Ages

    by Emily Starr, Summer 2018 Intern My grandmother was one of the first groups of women to live in Collins Hall, my mom lived and met some of her best college friends there, and I visited my sister...

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  • Texas Over Time: Baylor University’s Old Main and Burleson Hall

    Texas Over Time: Baylor University’s Old Main and Burleson Hall

      By Geoff Hunt, Audio and Visual Curator Texas has changed quite a bit over the years, as is readily seen in our vast photograph and postcard collections. To help bring some of those changes to...

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  • Sharing Student Scholarship: Finances at Baylor University, 1890-1910

    Sharing Student Scholarship: Finances at Baylor University, 1890-1910

    Our Sharing Student Scholarship blog posts showcase original scholarship written by Baylor students who conducted research using primary source materials in The Texas Collection. This post is the...

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  • Research Ready: March 2019

    Research Ready: March 2019

    Learn about Baptist missionaries in China, Indonesia, and Mexico, recipes from Gary County, Texas, poetry written by a past poet laureate of Texas, a garden club in Marlin, Texas, and more in this...

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  • Texas Collection Teaching Fellows

    Texas Collection Teaching Fellows

    The Teaching Fellows Program is offered each year to full-time Baylor faculty members and graduate teaching assistants through the Baylor University Libraries. This program supports research in...

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  • Sharing Student Scholarship: Access at Baylor University, 1900-1910

    Sharing Student Scholarship: Access at Baylor University, 1900-1910

    Our Sharing Student Scholarship blog posts showcase original scholarship written by Baylor students who conducted research using primary source materials in The Texas Collection. This post is the...

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  • Texas Over Time: Paul Quinn College-Waco Campus

    Texas Over Time: Paul Quinn College-Waco Campus

    Texas has changed quite a bit over the years, as is readily seen in our vast photograph and postcard collections. To help bring some of those changes to life, we’ve created a “Texas over Time”...

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  • Young Texans During World War I

    Young Texans During World War I

    by Amanda Neel, Graduate Assistant Before Judge Drummond Webster Bartlett (1895-1963) began his illustrious law career and made national headlines for presiding over the world’s first televised...

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  • Research Ready: February 2019

    Research Ready: February 2019

    Learn about Baylor student organizations, Yamparika Comanche narratives, a historic business in Marlin, a Baylor library and archive, and more in this month's edition of Research Ready!

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  • The Pérez Gálvez Letters: A Glimpse of Colonial Mexico

    The Pérez Gálvez Letters: A Glimpse of Colonial Mexico

    by Eloisa Haynes, Assistant Director of Advancement Services At the end of the 18th century, when the grip of the Spanish empire on the New World began to weaken, and the dawn of Mexico as a...

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  • Sharing Student Scholarship: Curricular Change and Reform at Baylor University, 1890-1910

    Sharing Student Scholarship: Curricular Change and Reform at Baylor University, 1890-1910

    Our Sharing Student Scholarship blog posts showcase original scholarship written by Baylor students who conducted research using primary source materials in The Texas Collection. This post is the...

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  • Texas Over Time: Waco’s Alico Building-Architecture and a Changing City

    Texas Over Time: Waco’s Alico Building-Architecture and a Changing City

    By Geoff Hunt, Audio and Visual Curator Texas has changed quite a bit over the years, as is readily seen in our vast photograph and postcard collections. To help bring some of those changes to...

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  • Research Ready: January 2019

    Research Ready: January 2019

    San Antonio history, roller skating, camels, Waco historic homes, and more await you in this month's edition of Research Ready!

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  • The Ellington Field Photographic Collection

    The Ellington Field Photographic Collection

    by Benna Vaughan, Manuscripts Archivist The Ellington Field Photographic collection is one of two new photographic collections obtained by The Texas Collection that focus on World War I. Though...

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  • Texas Over Time: Waco Shakespeare Club Monument: “Immortal Be His Name”

    Texas Over Time: Waco Shakespeare Club Monument: “Immortal Be His Name”

    By Geoff Hunt, Audio and Visual Curator Texas has changed quite a bit over the years, as is readily seen in our vast photograph and postcard collections. To help bring some of those changes to...

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  • Research Ready: December 2018

    Research Ready: December 2018

    Each month, we post an update to notify our readers about the latest archival collections to be processed and some highlights of our print material acquisitions. The books included this month are...

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