Baylor University Poage Library

Recently Added Materials

Lola Hopper: This collection contains mementos and correspondence from various politicians for whom Hopper worked, such as Terrell Blodgett, Don Adams, and Dan Morales as well as materials from the congressional campaign of Chet Edwards and the presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton. Lola attended the 2008 Democratic National Convention as a Clinton delegate.
Victor Lallier: Sharon Lallier Pedigo delivered nineteen portrait reproductions originally produced for an exhibit in Moody Allbritton Foyer in 1989. Victor Lallier was a well-known portrait artist in Dallas for many years. He painted portraits of prominent Dallas families as well as Baylor presidents and US presidents.
Dick Russell: An environmental journalist most known for his writings on whale conservation, Dick Russell donated the research for his 1992 book, The Man who knew too much, hailed by Publisher's Weekly as "a masterpiece of historical reconstruction" focusing on the Kennedy assassination. He also donated several years of LIFE magazine dating from 1937.
Creekmore and Adele Fath Foundation: Carl McQueary of Austin deposited 38 signed photographs of influential politicians from the 1940s FDR administration that were part of the Fath Collection. Carl also donated his treasure of books by and about D. H. Lawrence, Woodrow Wilson and Texas history.
Robert Darden Editorial Cartoon Collection: Darden continued his tradition of making an annual addition to his editorial cartoon collection. Cartoons added include eight by Sam Nash (1976-80), one by Jack Hamm and two by Darden making a total of 41 cartoons.