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Established in 1923, The Texas Collection is a special library, archival research center, and the University Archive that collects, preserves, and provides access to materials documenting the history, heritage and culture of Texas for the Baylor...more
I've been to more archives than I can count, and this one is among the finest. Staff treat you well, seating is comfortable, machines are top-notch, and their collection is considerable. Not a tourist attraction, and they will ask you to check in your bags...More
The Texas Collection has been rated as among of the world's top specialty libraries. No, this may not be the place for your next family vacation, but if you want to delve into the history of this once nation, now state of Texas, you will...More
What an incredible place. Beautifully keep library with fantastic history. Quietly awe inspiring. If you're on campus for a visit, it's worth stop even for a few minutes. There's history too. The library caught fire in the early years and students risked their lives to...More
We really enjoyed the exhibit containing the money of the Texas Republic. I enjoy reading about Texas and found the information to be enlightening. I learned a lot about what the republic went through before it became a state.
If you are doing genealogical or historical research on any topic relating to Texas history, the Texas Collection is a "must" stop. The staff are very helpful and the extent of the collection is substantial. If the research relates to Texas Baptist history, this is...More
The Texas Collection houses so many things that it would be impossible to name them. They have everything from the sublime to the ridiculous but all if historical in someway. Many treasures are in this collection.