Bob L. Thomas: Man of Justice

This blog post was written by Graduate Assistant Emma Whipkey, master’s student in Museum Studies. The Baylor University Collections of Political Material contains the papers of Bob L. Thomas, who served as Justice of the Tenth Court of Appeals in Waco. Bob L. Thomas was born on February 27, 1937 in Hill County, Texas and…

Former Congressman Chet Edwards: W. R. Poage Distinguished Chair of Public Service

This blog post was written by Jonathan Tomes, Graduate Research Center Operations Manager.  Former Congressman Chet Edwards was named the W. R. Poage Distinguished Chair of Public Service in January 2012. Over the last six years, Chet has lectured to fifty-four classes, met one-on-one with many undergraduate students and graduate students, presented the keynote address…

Congressional Cookbooks

This blog post was written by Graduate Assistant Emily MacDonald, master’s student in Museum Studies. The Poage Legislative Library holds the collection of many former Texas Congressmen. In our archives you can find everything from papers, to awards, to campaign materials, even family photographs and memorabilia. One of my favorite parts of our collection is…

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