The Chet Edwards Collection is drawn from the Congressional records of former U.S. Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX). Edwards, whose 30-plus years in public service include stints in the Texas Senate (1983-1990) and the U.S. House of Representatives (1991-2011) saved many of the documents generated by his office, from emails to photos and other documents.
This collection features video clips migrated from their original formats (VHS tapes, mainly) and drafts of Edwards' speeches ranging from 2002-2012. The speeches cover a variety of topics and are fully keyword-searchable.
For more information on the Chet Edwards Papers, please visit the Poage Legislative Library website.
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This collection is considered an active collection. Items will be added periodically as they are acquired by Baylor University and processed through the Digitization and Digital Collection Preservation Services group.