Pictures, Portraits & Snapshots: Glimpses into Baylor's Special Libraries
The Special Collections of the Baylor Libraries welcome you to a virtual "speed panel" that provides glimpses into exceptional treasures in their holdings.
Pictures, Portraits & Snapshots:
Glimpses into Baylor’s Special Libraries
Friday, October 30, 2020
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
A virtual panel and discussion hosted on Zoom
Institute for Oral History
Betsy Brody, Collin College
presenting a portrait of Connie Pham and her drafting notebook created as a refugee.
Mary Cantrell and Katie Robinson Edwards, Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum in Austin
presenting sculptures by Charles Umlauf.
Armstrong Browning Library and Museum
Heather Hind, University of Exeter & Bristol
presenting a lock of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s hair, cut during her illness of 1823 and mounted under glass with a leaf from Byron’s Residence, inscribed by Robert Browning: “Pisa. Garden of the Palace Lanfranchi, October 25 ’46 RB & EBB.”
Cheri Larsen Hoeckley, Westmont College
presenting a passport issued to Robert Browning by Austrian Embassy in London on 18 October 1856.
W. R. Poage Legislative Library
Stephanie Boddie, Baylor University
presenting constituent letters to Congressman Sam B. Hall regarding food stamps
Chet Edwards, Baylor University
presenting a photograph, “The Last Time I Saw John Lewis”
Keston Center for Religion, Politics, and Society
Wallace Daniel, Mercer University
presenting a photograph of Father Gleb Yakunin and bound documents of the Christian Committee for the Defense of Believer’s Rights in the USSR
Alice Luňáková, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
presenting a newspaper article dated January 26, 1969, on Prague Spring: “Why Jan Palach Died.”
The Texas Collection and University Archives
Alexander Hofmann, University of Chicago
presenting an eyewitness letter from the Crash at Crush event.
Horace J. Maxile, Baylor University
presenting sheet music of Jules Bledsoe’s arrangement of the spiritual, “Go Down Moses”
In three minutes, each panelist will share a significant item from one of Baylor's Special Collections that has been valuable in their research. Following the brief presentations, the audience and presenters will participate in a live Q&A session.
If you have questions email firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you on Zoom at 3:00 p.m. on October 30!