CUL Digital Collections Update: October 2012

Refinery, Humble Oil and Refining Co., TX

Refinery, Humble Oil and Refining Co., TX, October 1949, Robert Yarnall Richie photographs

In October 2012, SMU Central University Libraries uploaded 624 items into CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 28,300 published items.

Highlights include:

47 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant

38 negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie, including aerial views of Palm Beach and other estates, as well as family photos

57 photographs and real photographic postcards from the Brehme Photographs of Mexico

32 aerial photographs from the Foscue Map Library’s Dallas Aerial Photographs, 1945 USDA Survey

Thomas W. Dealey, drawing by John Francis Knott, 1942

Thomas W. Dealey, drawing by John Francis Knott, 1942

27 photographs and sketches from the Belo Records, 1888-2007, including 22 portrait drawings of Belo executives and journalists, by artist John Knott

266 slides in Octavio Medellin: Works of Art and Artistic Processes

36 items
from the Manning Texas and Mexico Collection, including five aerial photographs of Tampico and Veracruz by the Fairlchild Aerial Survey, and 31 postcards of Mexican volcanos, street scenes, and people.

114 early campus newspapers in the Southern Methodist University Student Newspapers collection

6 cartes de visite and stereoviews relating to the Civil War

Shown above right: [Sabine Transportation oil tanker, ”Brazos”], 1956, Port Arthur, TX, by Robert Yarnall Richie, was uploaded as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant. Shown left: Col. A.H. Belo, drawing by John Knott, 1944.

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