Looking Ahead to Spring 2020!

This blog post was written by Processing Archivist Thomas DeShong. Introduction Today, as we celebrate the beginning of the spring semester, we take time to reflect on what lies ahead for the Poage Legislative Library. Much like our students, the staff are anxious for the fresh start as well as new opportunities. Classes Less than…

Poage’s 2019 Summer Teaching Fellow Dr. Stephanie Boddie

This post was written by Collections Services Archivist Amanda Fisher. This past summer, in 2019, the W. R. Poage Legislative Library hosted a professor from the School of Social Work, Dr. Stephanie Boddie, as part of the Baylor Libraries Teaching Fellows program. Fellowships are available each summer to Baylor faculty members and graduate teachers of…

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…

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