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 Bill Cosby and John Grisham to James Baker and Madeleine Albright.

Among these books is an extensive collection of presidential books about many different presidents. The largest collection of presidential books are those about the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, Jack Hightower's hero. The Lincoln collection includes many biographies about him and 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 Ben Rogers at 254-710-3540.

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

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