Texas, Your Texas: Celebrating 100 Years of The Texas Collection
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the official founding of The Texas Collection, and we are celebrating with a full year's worth of special events, promotional materials, fundraising efforts, and major projects. We invite you to join us as we celebrate our centennial under the theme, "Texas, Your Texas."
More details on this milestone celebration will be released in the coming weeks, so check back often, and be sure to follow us on Facebook (/texascollection) and on the @BaylorLibraries social media channels for announcements of upcoming events!
Centennial Lecture Series
Over the year spanning 2023-2024, The Texas Collection will host a series of lectures, events, and performances under our Centennial Celebration banner.
Our next event is the Historic Waco Films Showcase, September 7 at 6:30pm. Full event details here.
Texas Collection Centennial T-Shirt
For a donation of $25, receive a limited edition centennial t-shirt! Visit our webstore to make your gift today.
Unfolding Treasures from the Texas Collection Map Room
Unfolding Treasures from the Map Room tells stories of Baylor University, Waco, and Texas through geography. (Click here to access the series)
Centennial Poster Series
We're releasing a series of 12 limited edition posters highlighting the history of the Lone Star State! Click here to learn about the images behind them, or click here to download a PDF containing all 12 in 11" x 17" format, suitable for printing.
"Texas, Our Texas" Original Manuscript and Recordings
The Texas Collection holds the original manuscript for the official state song of Texas (and the inspiration behind our centennial campaign tagline): "Texas, Your Texas." Click here to learn more about this important artifact and to hear a recording of the original scored work as performed by Baylor sophomore Annie LeDonne.