Plan Your Visit

We look forward to working with you when you visit the archives.

The Baylor Collections of Political Materials is located on the first floor in the W. R. Poage Legislative Library Center at 201 Baylor Avenue. The red "Xs" on the map below indicate entrance doors. Researchers should meet the archivist in the Reading Room. Please call if you need directions or would like to arrange a tour. Phone 254-710-3540 or email

Summer 2018 Hours
Library: Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Reading Room: Monday-Friday 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Please click HERE for our User Policies and HERE for our Reading Room Policies.

Map with parking at Poage Library

For parking:

Please check Visitor Parking requirements here: Visitors’ Parking.

From Interstate 35 in Waco, take the University Parks exit (exit 335B). To park in the parking garage, turn right on Dutton Avenue or at the next stoplight and park in a space marked for visitor parking on the first floor. More visitor parking is available at the Wiethorn Visitors Center, the next right after the parking garage. Notice: 3rd Street is one-way from Baylor Avenue to Dutton, and is closed in front of the Moody Library.

For curbside drop-off:

From Interstate 35 in Waco, take the University Parks Drive exit (exit 335B). Turn right at the Baylor University Sign across from the Mayborn Museum (Baylor Ave.). Follow the drive around the Jones Library (a one-way campus street). Just past the building, take a left into the loading dock road and stop at the library door on the left. The Reading Room is to the left on the first floor.

Need directions to Baylor University? Click HERE.