CUL Digital Collections Update: December 2012

 

CUL Digital Collections

[First TI logo], January 1951 In December, staff at SMU’s CUL Digital Collections created a new web page for and uploaded 218 files into the new Texas Instruments Records digital collection. This was a joint project with TI.

We created a web page for, made fully public, and added 38 additional items into the Belo Records, 1842-2007 digital collection. Dallas Morning News Bldg., Dallas, Texas, ca. 1900-1901

Shown above left: [First TI logo], January 1951, from the new Texas Instruments Records digital collection. Right: Dallas Morning News Bldg., Dallas, Texas, ca. 1900-1901, from the Belo Records, 1842-2007 digital collection.

In December 2012, CUL uploaded 735 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 29,675 published items.

Highlights include:

page 19 from Everett Spruce's Make-A-Note brand sketchbookEverett Spruce’s Ennis Figure Pads brand sketchbook, ca. 1950s, comprising 26 pages of sketches, as part of the Texas Art Collectors Organization (TACO) digitization fund

Everett Spruce’s Make-A-Note brand sketchbook, comprising 50 pages, as part of the TACO digitization fund

Everett Spruce’s [E. Spruce Sketches 1931-32 sketchbook], 1931-1932, comprising 65 pages, as part of the TACO digitization fund

Everett Spruce’s [Rembrandt Oil and Water Colors brand sketchbook], ca. 1940-1941, comprising 15 pages, as part of the TACO digitization fund

Everett Spruce’s [Loose individual sketches], ca. 1939-1940, comprising 41 sketches, as part of the TACO digitization fund

Anti-aircraft, Puerto Rico, pre-war, 193923 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant

34 transparencies of Puerto Rico in 1939 by Robert Yarnall Richie

59 early campus newspapers from 1936 in the Southern Methodist University Student Newspapers collection

 [Temple of the Jaguar #68], 1938, by Octavio Medellin105 slides in Octavio Medellin: Works of Art and Artistic Processes

44 stereoviews from Western expedition, railroad and survey stereographs

Shown top right: Sketch of a tree by Everett Spruce, one of some 200 pages of his sketches that were uploaded in December.  Above right: Anti-aircraft, Puerto Rico, pre-war is from a set of negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie documenting the development of the armed forces in Puerto Rico at the onset of World War II. Above right: [Temple of the Jaguar #68], 1938, by Octavio Medellin, was one of 15 Mayan-inspired slides also uploaded into CUL’s Flickr: The Commons Photostream this month.

 

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