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George W. Truett (1867-1944) was a noted Baptist preacher, former president of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Baylor University alumnus. He was the long-serving pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. In 1920, Truett delivered his now-famous "Baptists and Religious Liberty" speech on the steps of the …
Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s second cousin and brother-in-law, known by his middle name, William Surtees Cook was born on 24 March 1813 at Pilgrim’s Hatch, near Brentwood, Essex. He was the second son and fourth child of John Cook and Elizabeth, daughter of Aubone and Mary Surtees (née Altham). Mary was one of five sisters that …
This growing collection consists of poetry written by women in English and published from 1800 to 1900. The collection includes a few titles published in the early 20th century (1901-1919), in instances where the same poet published works in the 19th century. While the emphasis is on poetry published in Britain, works published in the …
This is an unparalleled collection of correspondence written and received by the Victorian poets Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Featuring materials from the collection of the Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University and the holdings of Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts, the letters in this collection …
The Baylor Lariat is the student newspaper of Baylor University in Waco, Texas. In 2008, 2010 and 2011, the Houston Press Club named it the best student newspaper in the state of Texas and The Associated Press Managing Editors of Texas named the Lariat the Collegiate Newspaper of the Year in 2010. The Baylor Lariat was officially …
The Baylor University Round Up has served as Baylor's annual yearbook for more than a century. This collection contains digitized copies of the full run of extant Round Ups from its inaugural 1896 volume through 1999. Full access to volumes 1896-1983 is available off-campus; metadata for volumes 1984-1999 are available off-campus, …
The Baylor University Archives collection contains materials designated as belonging in the official archives of the university. Housed at The Texas Collection, the items included in this digital collection encompass interesting and informative items drawn from a broad range of topics, including written histories of the university, …
The Baylor Libraries Digital Rare Books Collection is home to some of the oldest and most unique items in the university's vast collections. Dating from the 15th to the 18th centuries, these works include religious commentaries, medical texts, early almanacs and a first edition of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations.
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Since its founding in 1970, the Institute for Oral History has collected over 5000 interviews. The Institute has created transcripts of all interviews in the collection, and most of these transcripts are available to researchers and the public in PDF format.
About half of the transcripts in the collection have been fully edited and …
Sound Historian: Journal of the Texas Oral History Association features articles on a broad array of topics that apply oral history methodology to scholarly research. In each article, eyewitness testimony presents new, fresh perspectives on the events, issues, or people of the past. In addition to exploring a variety of subjects, the …
With items spanning seven centuries, four continents and topics local to international, the Baylor University Libraries Digital Collections are among the most unique in the world. Professional historians, scholars, researchers, genealogists and passionate amateurs alike will find our collections enlightening, enriching and of the highest quality.
Items in these collections are drawn from some of Baylor's finest institutions, including the Armstrong Browning Library, the Baylor University Central Libraries, the Baylor Institute for Oral History, the Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society, the W.R. Poage Legislative Library, and The Texas Collection.
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