Baylor University Poage Library

Jack E. Hightower Book Vault

Book Vault

The Jack E. Hightower Book Vault holds many rare and collectable books along with many other rare items collected from Jack Hightower, and items that are a part of our other collections.

Items found in the book vault include, over 3,900 autographed copies of books ranging from authors such as Harper Lee, David McCullough and John Grisham to James Baker and Madeleine Albright.

Among them is an extensive collection of books about US presidents. The largest collection are those about the 16th President Abraham Lincoln, Jack Hightower's hero. The Lincoln collection includes many biographies about him and a small photo album with original pictures of the Lincoln family.

To see these books and learn more about the Jack E. Hightower Book Vault visit the Poage Library or contact us at 254-710-3540.

To view photos of the construction of the Book Vault click here.

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