Baylor University Poage Library

JFK Collections





John Armstrong, researcher, writer, TX

Harvey and Lee: How the CIA framed Oswald, 2003

Baylor’s Riley Center scanned over 100,000 pages of research related to Armstrong’s book, Harvey and Lee. All are online and full-text searchable.

Larry Breen, teacher, TX


This local Waco school teacher donated books, magazines, newspapers, tabloids and memorabilia related to Pres. Kennedy.

Robert Bradley Cutler, architect, researcher, MA

Grassy Knoll Gazette

Cutler’s family sent over 30 boxes of materials from 30 years of research: books, newspaper clippings, Dealey Plaza Blueprints, media and topic files. His books were cataloged as a special collection. The Grassy Knoll Gazette is scanned and full-text searchable:

Mary Ferrell, legal secretary, researcher, TX


The Mary Ferrell Foundation donated magazines, newspapers, journals, newsletters and gov. documents collected by Mary Ferrell. These materials are listed online:

Don Grisham, teacher, TX


These materials include reports of the Dallas Police related to the arrest of Oswald and photographs of evidence.

Ed Haslam, advertising background, FL

Dr. Mary’s Monkey

This collection consists of one box of research material for his book: Digital Collection Homepage (Scans available by request).

Paul Hoch, retired programmer/ analyst, CA

Echoes of Conspiracy, 1979-1994

Paul Hoch’s set of Warren Commission documents, ABNP files and HSCA files have been deposited in Poage Library:

Joan Jasek, retired, TX

Statement of Father Oscar Huber

Newspapers and magazines related to Pres. Kennedy.

Also materials related to Father Oscar Huber who administered last rites to Pres. Kennedy:

Penn Jones Jr., newspaper editor, TX

Forgive My Grief; The Continuing Inquiry

Collection contains correspondence, gov. materials, articles, books, publications, media materials, and personal materials about Penn Jones, including his service in WWII.

The Continuing Inquiry is scanned and full-text searchable:

John Kelin , writer, CO

Fair Play 0nline newsletter

CDs and Cassettes selected for Poage Library by John Kelin.

Ernest Lackovic , VT


Sent by his grandson in Vermont, these personal papers relate not only to Pres. Kennedy, but also to NASA, the bicentennial, the Pope, John Lennon, Martin Luther King, Jr. Iran and El Salvador.

Don Michel , radio broadcaster, IL


Don Michel was broadcasting live on a radio station in Anna, IL, when President Kennedy was assassinated. He called the Dallas Police and recorded his conversation with them about the arrest of Oswald. He was one of the first persons to announce that Oswald had been arrested. There are 16 boxes of materials including the UPI teletype for Nov. 22, 1963:

Paranoia Magazine, RI


The editor of Paranoia sent not only all issues of Paranoia magazine but also selected issues containing articles specifically about Kennedy.

Dr. John Nichols, pathologist, KS

The Wounding of Governor John Connally of Texas

Dr. Nichols taught in the Department of Pathology, University of Kansas Medical Center. His research on the wounds of John Connally were reprinted in The Continuing Inquiry:

Bob Platt, retired professor, TX


Dr. Platt was a friend of Penn Jones for many years. He gave Poage Library Penn Jones’ papers along with many other JFK related items:

Grover B. Proctor Jr, education consultant, NC

The Raleigh Call

Dr. Proctor deposited his JFK book collection and is the author of an article and research related to Oswald’s Raleigh Call:

Dick Russell, environmental journalist, MA

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Dick Russell has deposited around 30 boxes of his research materials related to JFK.

Gus Russo , investigative reporter,


Brothers in Arms: The Kennedys, the Castros, and the Politics of Murder, 2008 and others

Gus Russo has sent 17 boxes of research materials gathered for his books about President Kennedy, Cuba and Castro. The web site has a link to the contents of his research boxes.

Roy Schaeffer, OH

The Case for Zapruder Film Tampering

In addition to his manuscript materials, Roy Schaeffer has given Poage Library 12 cameras like those used in Dealey Plaza in 1963, numerous videos and items related to the OK City bombing and 9-11.

Ron Schick, NY


Ron Schick deposited a box of materials which included magazines, books, newsletters, correspondence, tabloids, articles from newspapers and magazines.

Theresa Seay, NC

The Warren Commission and beyond

Following her death in 2011, her husband sent us her books and research materials for her PhD thesis at UConn: The Warren Commission and beyond: The question of conspiracy in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Gary Shaw , architect, TX

Cover-up; JFK has been shot

Gary Shaw deposited unique materials related to Oswald at Parkland, Roscoe White and a Charles Gharis cartoon.

Mary Love Smith , CA


Mary Love Smith was a friend of Penn Jones who sent him cassette tapes of the HSCA hearings along with her personal notes.