Baylor’s Online Home for Exhibits of Texana & Texas History

The Texas Collection is committed to creating robust, well-researched, engaging digital exhibits curated from materials housed in our unparalleled collections of Texas-related research materials.

From deep dive examinations of specific topics to broader looks at general themes in Texas history, this site delivers exhibits that stand alone as digital repositories or, in some cases, augment physical exhibits staged at our location in Carroll Library on the Baylor University campus.

The Waco Tornado, 70 Years Later (Fully Digital Exhibit)

On May 11, 1953, the United States’ first recorded F5 tornado tore a path of destruction through downtown Waco.

Growth from the Ashes: Highlights from a Century of Preserving History at The Texas Collection (Augments Physical Exhibit)

Celebrate a century of collecting, scholarship, and research into the history of the Lone Star State!

Texas Women and Theatre: People, Places, and Performances (Archival Representation of Past Physical Exhibit)

An examination of women’s integral role in the establishment and proliferation of theater in Texas.