KWBU To Feature Treasures of The Texas Collection

Nov. 23, 2009

Treasure of The Texas Collection is a half-hour weekly radio show airing on 103.3 KWBU-FM at 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays and 7 p.m. on Sundays. The show features the great stories from Texas history found in the rich archives of The Texas Collection, the largest collection of Texana (including diaries, memoirs, articles, books and more) in Texas.

Topics for the first year of the show include:

Texas and The Civil War
The Waco Tornado
Independence, Texas
Gildersleeve Photographs
Texas in Popular Literature: Dime Novels, Pulp Magazines, Little Big Books, Pocket Books, and current
Cameron Park
Texas Cotton Palace
Pat Neff
Texas Poetry
Waco Architecture
Jules Bledsoe
Jean Boyd on Western Swing

Professional writers from across Texas will present the best stories from their research with host and Executive Producer Mary Landon Darden. The show is produced at KWBU-FM and is engineered by Brodie Bashaw.

For more information contact Dr. Mary Landon Darden or John Wilson, associate director of the Texas Collection ( You can also visit the program Web site.