The Papers of
The papers of Alan W. Steelman probably came to Baylor sometime in 1977 after he ran for the Senate. Steelman related in 2001, " Bob Poage approached me on the floor of the House one day after my loss in the US Senate race in 1976 and asked if I would consider giving my papers to the Poage Library. I thought about it and agreed. I had a high regard for him and was also a Baylor graduate. This made it an easy decision."
Legislative Library was dedicated in 1979 so the Steelman Papers were
among the first collections, along with Congressman Poage's, to be housed