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World War I - or "The Great War," to those who lived through it - shaped the lives of countless people around the world from the opening salvos of 1914 until the armistice of November 11, 1918. Trench warfare, poison gas, the machine gun, airplane-based bombings and more were the most visible and longest-lasting effects …
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 …
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 …
Featuring works created between the late 1700s and the 1910s, the collection embraces a range of styles, from simple statements to effusive eulogies. Topics covered include religious themes, ancient Greek and Roman myth, daily life, romance, motherhood, and local and national history. Infant mortality, an ever-present specter in …
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 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, …
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 …
The Baylor University Libraries Athletics Archive contains material related to our proud sports history. Materials are drawn from private donors, the libraries of former coaches, institutional partners, and the archival holdings of the university.
Currently, the Archive focuses on Baylor Football, with a special emphasis on the 1980 …
The Baylor University Press Releases Collection features more than 33,000 news releases issued by the university between the 1920s and the 1990s. Covering topics as diverse as on-campus speakers; the results of sporting events, debate tournaments and beauty contests; the impact of world conflict on the campus community; and the hundreds …
The purpose of this project is to identify, acquire, preserve, record and catalogue the most at-risk music from the black gospel music tradition. This collection will primarily contain 78s, 45s, LPs, and the various tape formats issued in the United States and abroad between the 1940s and the 1980s. Additionally, any ephemera that may be …
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 the finest institutions, including the Texas Collection, Armstrong Browning Library, the W.R. Poage Legislative Library, and the Baylor University Central Libraries.
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