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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 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.
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 …
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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