Baylor University Poage Library

About Ben Guttery

Ben Guttery, originally from Austin, has collected Texas political items since his youth. He has a Master's Degree in Urban Planning from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor's Degree in Geography from Southwest Texas State University. He has written two books: Encyclopedia of African Airlines (McFarland, 1998) and Representing Texas: A Comprehensive History of the United States and Confederate Senators and Representatives from Texas (Eakin Press, 2002). He is married with children and lives in Fort Worth. Now he collects only Texas political buttons.