Steelman in the Spotlight: A New Poage Exhibit

This blog was written by Jacob Hiserman, graduate student in History and assistant at the Poage Library. A walking campaign. A bright young politician. A concern for minority businesspeople. These are a few highlights of the Congressional career of Alan Steelman (1942-), representative for Texas’s Fifth District from 1973-1976. A new exhibit in the Poage…

Dowdy Internship Report – Summer 2017

This blog was written by Isabella Haelen Interning at the W. R. Poage Legislative Library this past summer was one of the most rewarding experiences of my college career. Being surrounded by people who are so knowledgeable and passionate about Baylor’s Collection of Political Materials was inspiring, and it created a positive atmosphere that promoted…

God Bless Texas: Bullock and the Rise of Modern Texas Politics

This blog was written by Hannah Engstrom, museum studies graduate student. In celebration of Bob Bullock, an exhibit is currently on display at the W. R. Poage Legislative Library that honors his long and transformational political career. Utilizing photographs, 3-D objects and archival material, this exhibit highlights Bullock’s many years as Comptroller of Public Accounts…

“Three Musketeers” Assist Fellow Grad Students

The Poage Library’s Graduate Research Center welcomes three of its summer graduate workers. These ‘three musketeers’ (we won’t say who has which personality) will be lending their assistance to any graduate students making good use of Baylor’s GRC during evening hours and aiding in other parts of the mission at #PoageLibrary and #BCPM. Malcolm Foley…