New Digital Collections at Central University Libraries

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Central University Libraries unveiled five new digital collections that provide anyone around the world the ability to access a variety of text, videos and images. These new collections are part of CUL’s ongoing effort to digitize and make available SMU’s unique special collections on the Web.

You can view all CUL Digital Collections at http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/cul.

The new digital collections include:

JCPenney Dynamo Newsletters: http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/cul/dyn/

dynamo-button.jpgThis collection contains samples of JCPenney’s corporate magazine, which provided company news, inspirational messages, and sales training from 1917-1932.

SMU Video Archive Series: http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/cul/vas/

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Former SMU executives, administrators, and academics recount times of great excitement, challenges, and/or change at SMU in these video-based oral histories.

John N. Rowe III Collection of Texas Currency: http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/cul/tbn/

banknote-button.jpgA sample from DeGolyer Library’s John N. Rowe III Collection of Texas Currency, which contains notes, scrip, bonds, and other financial obligations, from the 1820s through 1935.

Sulphur Springs Collection of Pre-Nickelodeon Films: http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/cul/ssm/

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The Sulphur Springs Collection of Pre-Nickelodeon Films contains nine short movies: two comedies and seven films depicting the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.

Frank J. Davis World War II Photographs: http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all/cul/fjd/

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Frank J. Davis’ frontline photographs portray a medical photographer’s life during World War II, including battlefield images from Italy, France, Germany, and Saipan.

CUL Digital Collections are part of SMU Digital Collections: http://digitalcollections.smu.edu/all

For more information, contact Cindy Boeke: cboeke@smu.edu.

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