Archival Finding Aids by Subject

The following research aids are available to assist you in your research. A finding aid is an index to an archival collection. Please contact the Coordinator for User and Access Services for access to archival materials.

African American
Baptist Missionaries
Baylor at Independence
Baylor University
Baylor University Athletics
Baylor University Presidents
Branch Davidians
Central Texas
Civil War/Reconstruction
Heritage Organizations
Mexican War
Regional Organizations
Religious
Texas Authors
Texas Frontier and Pioneer Life
Texas History
Texas Politicians
Texas Journalists
Texas Rangers
Texas Veterans
Waco/McLennan County History
World War I
World War II
Women Pioneers



Civil War/Reconstruction
Baylor-Carrington Family Papers
Black, James and Patience Crain Papers
Burleson, Rufus Columbus Collection
Caney Mounted Rifles Records
Carter-Harrison Family Papers
Chapman-McCutchan Papers
Coleman, John and Virginia Adkins
Coleman, T. Papers
Darst, William Maury Papers
Dunn, A. W. Papers
Farr, Richard L.
Jones Family Papers
Henderson, John Nathaniel Papers
Holder, Nathan B. Papers
Morgan, Dr. Alex and Fanny Papers
Parks, Isaac Papers
Perry, Laura Papers
Ross Family Papers
Simons-Stoner-Rose Family Papers
Smith's-Turner's Mississippi Artillery Papers
[Waco] United Confederate Veterans: Pat Cleburne Camp Collection
[Waco] United Daughters of the Confederacy: Mary West Chapter Collection
William Carley Family

Waco/McLennan County History
Aynesworth, Kenneth Hazen
Baylor University Records: O. H. Cooper Papers
Biles, Raymond E.
Black, James and Patience Crain Papers
Brann, William
Burleson, Richard
Burleson, Rufus Columbus Collection
Camp MacArthur
Carroll, Benajah Harvey
Carter-Harrison Family Papers
Cobb, Irene Papers
Coke, Richard Papers
Connally, Thomas Terry
De Cordova Family
De La Vega Land Grant Papers
Du Conge, Oscar and Mary Collection
Farmers Improvement Society Records
Friend, Kate Harrison
Gildersleeve-DuConge Collection
Gillette, Harry Papers
Griffin, Marvin C. Papers
Henry, Isabella M. Papers
Jaworski, Hannibal "Joe" Lucas Papers
Lane, Roy
McLennan Family Collection
Maynard, Elsie and Tilson F.
Miller, Greaver Lewis
Morgan, Dr. Alex and Fannie Papers
Morse, Harry Raymond Jr.
Neff, Pat M.
Ross Family Papers
Rotan, Edward and Kate Sturm McCall Papers
Sleeper, John
Smith-Cobb Family Collection
Texas Cotton Palace Records
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Amo Paul Bishop Roden Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: FBI Letters and Negotiations Transcripts Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Joe Robert Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Kirk D. Lyons Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Mark Swett Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Mount Carmel Seventh Day Adventist Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Robert F. Darden III Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: "The Facts About Mt. Carmel" Exhibit Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: William Smith Collection
[Waco] Calvary Baptist Church Records
[Waco] Caritas Records
[Waco] Community Race Relations Coalition Records
[Waco] Daughters of the American Revolution: Elizabeth Gordon Bradley Chapter Collection
[Waco] Daughters of the American Revolution: Henry Downs Chapter Collection
[Waco] Evangelia Settlement Records
[Waco] First Baptist Church Collection
[Waco] Historic Waco Foundation Records
[Waco] Memorial Baptist Church Collection
[Waco] New Hope Baptist Church Records
[Waco] United Confederate Veterans: Pat Cleburne Camp Collection
[Waco] United Daughters of the Confederacy: Mary West Chapter Collection
Waco Boating and Fishing Club Records
Waco Village Collection

Branch Davidians
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Amo Paul Bishop Roden Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: FBI Letters and Negotiations Transcripts Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Joe Robert Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Kirk D. Lyons Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Mark Swett Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Mount Carmel Seventh Day Adventist Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Robert F. Darden III Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Ron Armstrong Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: "The Facts About Mt. Carmel" Exhibit Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: William Smith Collection

Baylor University
A.J. Armstrong
A.W. Dunn Papers
Benajah Harvey Carroll Papers
Bailey, Roberta Lucille Malone
Baylor-Carrington Family Papers
B.U. Records: Adelphian Theological Society
B.U. Records: Baylor at Independence
B.U. Records: Baylor Cadets Records
B.U. Records: Baylor Heritage Club
B.U. Records: Baylor Historical Society Records
B.U. Records: Fulmer (Katherine Lucylle Cope)
B.U. Records: Historical Research Office Records
B.U. Records: O. H. Cooper Paper
B.U. Records: Philomathesian Literary Society
B.U. Records: Student Volunteer Band
Burleson, Georgia Jenkins
Chaplin, Charles and Lucy Exall
George W. Truett
Guittard, Francis Gevrier Papers
Henderson, Roxie Collection
Henry Lee Graves Collection
Independence Historical Society Records
James Huckins Family Papers
James M. Kendrick
James Milton Carroll Papers
John Nathaniel Henderson Papers
Johnson, Benjamin Judson
Maynard, Elsie and Tilson F.
Neff, Pat M.
Olga Fallen Collection
Pace, Lula Collection
Richard Burleson
Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers
Ross Family Papers
Rufus Columbus Burleson Collection
Strecker, John Kern Papers
Teal, Gordon Kidd Papers
Trantham, Henry Papers
Wellborn, Charles Papers
William Carey Crane

African-American
Biles, Raymond E.
Cannon, Sadie C. Papers
Du Conge, Oscar and Mary Collection
Farmers Improvement Society Records
Fred Bell Papers
Gildersleeve-DuConge Collection
Griffin, Marvin C. Papers
Huston-Tillotson University Records
Irene Cobb Papers
Jules Bledsoe Collection
Smith-Cobb Family Collection
[Waco] New Hope Baptist Church Records

Religious
Baptist Missionary Publications: Indians of North America
Baylor University Records: Historical Research Office Records
Burleson, Georgia Jenkins
Benajah Harvey Carroll Papers
Bryan First Methodist Church Records
Cego German Evangelical Church Records
Chaplin, Charles and Lucy Exall
Early, Tracy
George W. Truett
Griffin, Marvin C. Papers
Irene Cobb Papers
James Huckins Family Papers
James Milton Carroll Papers
Luper Family Papers
Richard Burleson
Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers
Rufus Columbus Burleson Collection
Smith-Cobb Family Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Amo Paul Bishop Roden Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Joe Robert Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Kirk D. Lyons Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Mark Swett Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Mount Carmel Seventh Day Adventist Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: Robert F. Darden III Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: William Smith Collection
[Waco] Calvary Baptist Church Records
[Waco] Caritas Records
[Waco] First Baptist Church Collection
[Waco] Memorial Baptist Church Collection
[Waco] New Hope Baptist Church Records
Wellborn, Charles Papers
William Cowper Brann

Heritage Organizations
De Zavala, Adina E. Papers
Independence Historical Society Records
[Waco] Daughters of the American Revolution: Elizabeth Gordon Bradley Chapter Collection
[Waco] Daughters of the American Revolution: Henry Downs Chapter Collection
[Waco] Historic Waco Foundation Records
[Waco] New Hope Baptist Church Records
[Waco] United Confederate Veterans: Pat Cleburne Camp Collection
[Waco] United Daughters of the Confederacy: Mary West Chapter Collection

Baylor at Independence
A.W. Dunn Papers
Baines Family Collection
Baylor University Records: Baylor at Independence
Baylor University Records: Baylor Historical Society Records
Baylor University Records: Historical Research Office Records
Burleson, Georgia Jenkins
Henry Lee Graves
Independence Historical Society Records
James Huckins Family Papers
John Nathaniel Henderson Papers
Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers
Ross Family Papers
Royston Crane Papers
Rufus Columbus Burleson Collection
Sam Houston Papers
William Carey Crane

Texas Politicians
Governors James E. and Miriam "Ma" Ferguson Collection
Du Conge, Oscar and Mary Collection
Guyler (Lydia Ann English) [Mrs. William]
John Ireland
Matthew Dawson Anderson Papers
Moritz Maedgen Papers
Neff, Pat M.
Richard Coke Papers
Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers
Ross Family Papers
Sam Houston Papers
Thomas Terry Connally
William Carley Family

Baylor University Presidents
Baines Family Collection
Brann, William Cowper
William Carey Crane
Baylor University Records: Historical Research Office Records
Baylor University Records: O. H. Cooper Papers
Henry Lee Graves Collection
Neff, Pat M.
Royston Crane Collection
Rufus Columbus Burleson Collection

Central Texas
Aynesworth, Kenneth Hazen
Barron, Bertie Routh Papers
Brann, William
Bryan First Methodist Church Records
Cego German Evangelical Church Records
Chapman-McCutchan Papers
Darst, William
De Cordova Family
De La Vega Land Grant Papers
De Zavala, Adina E. Papers
Denson, Olive McGehee
Dodson, Thomas L. and Pitt
Du Conge, Oscar and Mary Collection
Gildersleeve-DuConge Collection
Griffin, Marvin C. Papers
Huston-Tillotson University Records
Jones, Grace Rosanky Putnam
Lane, Roy Papers
McLennan Family Collection
Maynard, Elsie and Tilson F.
Miller, Greaver Lewis
Moritz Maedgen Papers
Morse, Harry Raymond Jr.
Pace, Lula Collection
Parker Family/Fort Parker Collection
Parker-Anglin Family Collection
Pocock, Nick
Quanah Parker Family Collection
Quanah, Seymour, Dublin and Rockport Railroad Records
Raymond E. Biles Collection
Rotan, Edward and Kate Sturm McCall Papers
Simons-Stoner-Rose Family Papers
Strecker, John Kern Papers
Teal, Gordon Kidd Papers
Texas Cotton Palace Records
[Waco] Branch Davidians: FBI Letters and Negotiations Transcripts Collection
[Waco] Branch Davidians: "The Facts About Mt. Carmel" Exhibit Collection
[Waco] Calvary Baptist Church Records
[Waco] Caritas Records
[Waco] Community Race Relations Coalition Records
[Waco] Daughters of the American Revolution: Elizabeth Grdon Bradley Chapter Collection
[Waco] Evangelia Settlement Records
[Waco] First Baptist Church Collection
[Waco] Memorial Baptist Church Collection
Wichita Falls Synphony Orchestra Records

Regional Organizations
Society of Southwest Archivists Records
Texas Cotton Palace Records
[Waco] Caritas Records

Texas Authors
Carroll, James Milton
J. Frank Dobie Manuscript
Early, Tracy
Friend, Kate Harrison
Strecker, John Kern

Texas Frontier and Pioneer Life
Baylor-Carrington Family Papers
Ben Milam Collection
Bolt Family Homestead and Legion Valley Indian Massacre
De Cordova Family
Guyler (Lydia Ann English) [Mrs. William]
James Warren Smith, Sr. Papers
McLennan Family Collection
Matthew Ellenberger Papers
Royston Crane Collection
Simons-Stoner-Rose Family Papers

Texas Rangers
James Warren Smith, Sr. Papers

Baylor University Athletics
Olga Fallen Collection
Henry Trantham Papers

Texas Veterans
Robert F. Darden, Jr. Collection

Baptist Missionaries
Luper Family Papers
Baptist Missionary Publications: Indians of North America

Texas Journalists
Brann, William
Early, Tracy

Texas History
Banda, Francisco Items
De Cordova Family
De Zavala, Adina E. Papers
Ellenberger, Matthew
Gildersleeve-Duconge Collection
Guittard, Francis Gevrier
Guyler (Lydia Ann English) [Mrs. William]
Neff, Pat M.
Ney-Montgomery Papers
Quanah, Seymour, Dublin, and Rockport Railroad Records
Simons-Stoner-Rose Family Papers
Smith, R. H.
Watkins, Dr. William Benjamin Worth
Womack, Harry Hall, Jr.

World War I
Camp MacArthur
Esch, Wilhelm
Guittard, Francis Gevrier Papers >
Henderson, Roxie Collection
Watkins, Dr. William Benjamin Worth

World War II
DeLancey, Eleanor McLerran Collection
Jaworski, Hannibal "Joe" Lucas
Henry, Isabella M. Papers
Hitler, Adolf Collection
Johnson, Benjamin Judson
Jones, Grace Rosanky Putnam
Maynard, Elsie and Tilson F.
Neff, Pat M.
Womack, Harry Hall, Jr.

Women Pioneers
Burleson, Georgia Jenkins

Mexican War
William Carley Family



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