History of Baylor University, 1845-1861
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Published by Texian Press in [Waco, Tex .
Written in English


  • Baylor University, Waco, Tex. -- History.

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Statementby Michael A. White.
LC ClassificationsLD353 .W5 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 135 p.
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5620793M
LC Control Number68029764

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