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…

“Chet Week” and Poage Trivia

This blog was written by Mary Goolsby, Collections Services Archivist and Chet’s Scheduler Former Congressman Chet Edwards was named the W. R. Poage Distinguished Chair of Public Service in January 2012. Over the last five-and-a-half years he has had a major impact on campus as he teaches classes, speaks to student groups, consults with faculty,…

Fowler C. West, the Legislative Library, and Our Anniversary

This year marks the 37th anniversary of the W. R. Poage Legislative Library. In the time since its founding, our library has continually reinvented itself. What began as a repository for “Bob” Poage’s papers and the headquarters of Baylor’s Graduate School has grown into a nationally renowned legislative center encompassing Congressional collections, state and local…

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