CUL Digital Collections Update: January 2014

Mato-Tope, adorned with the insignia of his warlike deeds, 1839, by Karl Bodmer, engraving by Johann Hurlimann

Mato-Tope, adorned with the insignia of his warlike deeds, 1839, by Karl Bodmer, engraving by Johann Hurlimann

In January 2014, CUL uploaded 518 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 36,217 published items.

Highlights include:

146 non-oil-related Texas negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2014 grant. Major companies include Imperial Sugar Company, Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, Continental Carbon Company, Engineering Laboratories Inc., and Texas & Pacific Railway Company

30 aerial photographs, ca. 1932-1934, by Robert Yarnall Richie of estates, colleges and buildings in New England, New York’s Gold Coast, and New Jersey, including Sarah Lawrence College, J. Pierpont Morgan, Jr.’s “Matinecock Point” Estate, and Herbert Lee Pratt’s “The Braes” Estate.

90 issues of The Campus, SMU’s student newspaper, from 1945-1946.

Puente del Chiquihuite. (Chiquihuite Bridge.), ca. 1875-1890, by Abel Briquet

Puente del Chiquihuite. (Chiquihuite Bridge.), ca. 1875-1890, by Abel Briquet

85 items, including 78 aquatint prints, 1843, from a portfolio accompanying the Travels in the interior of North America by Maximilian, prince of Wied. The illustrations depict Maximilian Prince of Wied’s travels in the northern part of the United States, 1833-1835. The portfolio contains 1 map and 81 plates showing North American scenery. Many of the prints show Native Americans and/or Native American objects and dwellings.

Mexican Railroads, an album containing 25 photographs by Abel Briquet, ca. 1875-1890, showing depots, towns, and geographical highlights, such as the Pico de Orizabo volcano, along the way on the Ferrocarril Mexicano (Mexican Railway) from Veracruz to Mexico City.

George M. Dallas. The People's Candidate for Vice-President of the United States, ca. 1844

George M. Dallas. The People’s Candidate for Vice-President of the United States, ca. 1844

Trails, Drives and Saddle Horses, 1910, by the Fred Harvey Company.

26 photographs from the Everett L. DeGolyer Jr. collection of United States railroad photographs, showing primarily locomotives and railroad cars centered around the “Texas Zephyr,” formerly the “Denver Zephyr,” from the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy railroad and its subsidiaries.

6 portrait prints from United States Presidents and Vice-Presidents.

Photographs of Western India. Volume III. Scenery, Public Buildings, &c., part of
Photographs of Western India by William Johnson, ca. 1855-1862.

Shown above left: Mato-Tope, adorned with the insignia of his warlike deeds, 1839, by Karl Bodmer, engraving by Johann Hurlimann. Right: Puente del Chiquihuite. (Chiquihuite Bridge.), ca. 1875-1890, by Abel Briquet. Left: George M. Dallas. The People’s Candidate for Vice-President of the United States, ca. 1844.

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