A Trip Back in Time: Clark Thompson’s Correspondence from the 1960’s

This post was written by Graduate Assistant Emma Whipkey. I have been working with the Clark Thompson papers in various capacities since my arrival at the W. R. Poage Legislative Library in 2018. Thompson’s collection includes legislative documents, personal papers, scrapbooks, and a significant amount of correspondence. My first project at the Poage was to…

Clark Wallace Thompson III Congressional Papers

This blog was written by Graduate Assistant Scott Anderson, who is working with the Clark Thompson papers. In the fall of 2015, the Poage Library acquired the papers of Clark Wallace Thompson III, a former eleven-term Representative of Texas, from the Baylor University Texas Collection, making Thompson the thirteenth legislator to join our collections! Clark…

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…

“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…

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