CUL Digital Collections Update: August 2013

Never Were Two Pieces of Indian Pottery Exactly Alike, [page 52 and 53], 1920, from American Indians: first families of the Southwest by the Fred Harvey Co.

Never Were Two Pieces of Indian Pottery Exactly Alike, [page 52 and 53], 1920, from American Indians: first families of the Southwest by the Fred Harvey Co.

A new web page was created for the Fred Harvey Co. Materials from the DeGolyer Library, which are a subset of the items contained in the U.S. West: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection that contains photographs, images, albums, and more, relating to the Fred Harvey Co. held by SMU’s DeGolyer Library.

Many of the Fred Harvey Co. Materials from the DeGolyer Library were annotated as part of a Digital Humanities project with SMU Central University Libraries.

In August 2013, CUL uploaded 606 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 33,146 published items.

Highlights include:

Pacific Coast Scenery, 1872, page 11

Pacific Coast Scenery, 1872, page 11

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

13 negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie that depict aerial views of mansions ca. 1932-1934
Pacific Coast Scenery, 1872, by Houseworth and Co., containing 49 pages with four stereoview halves on each page depicting California, the Yosemite Valley, Great Geyser Springs, the Transcontinental Railroad, Hydraulic and Placer Mining, and San Francisco; this photographically illustrated book is also available as an e-book on the Internet Archive.

22 postcards, mostly from the Fred Harvey Company, from the Collection of American Indian Postcards

Rat Trap, January 19, 1942, by John Knott

Rat Trap, January 19, 1942, by John Knott

The Great Southwest along the Santa Fe, 1914, by the Fred Harvey Company

American Indians: First Families of the Southwest, 1920, by the Fred Harvey Company. Page-level annotations are found in the Description metadata field.

71 editorial cartoons, ca. 1930s-1940s, by John Knott for The Dallas Morning News

Contract Drawings for the Construction of the Railings, Stairways, etc.: Roadway and Footwalk Pavements, Track, and Electrical Equipments of the Manhattan Bridge over the East River, between the Boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, 1909, by the N.Y. Department of Bridges. The drawings are also available as an e-book on the Internet Archive.

Decree of the 28th of April, 1824, declaring Agustin de Iturbide a traitor and an outlaw.

Decree of the 28th of April, 1824, declaring Agustin de Iturbide a traitor and an outlaw.

14 historic documents from the Agustin de Iturbide papers, 1822-1824

219 slides in the Octavio Medellin: Works of Art and Artistic Processes collection, including new series for Crucifix, St. Andrew Catholic Church and Candlesticks and Procession Cross, Bishop Mason Retreat Center

123 photographs from 98 pages in the Alaska: Mayo & Weed photograph album depicting cities, towns, rivers, glaciers, Northwest Indians, hotels, and landscapes in Alaska, as well as Colorado, Utah, and British Columbia

 

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