Author Archives: Cynthia Boeke

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CUL Digital Collections Update: October 2014

In October 2014, SMU’s Central University Libraries (CUL) uploaded 1,019 items into CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 40,853 published items. Highlights include: 136 shop drawings from the Potter Art Iron Studio Collection, including Box 03 and Box 04. … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: September 2014

In September 2014, CUL uploaded 494 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 39,834 published items. Highlights include: 63 photographs, documents and ephemera from the Horn Family Papers, a collection of the family papers of Thomas Lora Horn, … Continue reading

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Texas Industry Photographs, 1936-1970, by Robert Yarnall Richie

Now online are 1,066 photographic prints and negatives depicting non-oil-related Texas companies (ca. 1936-1970), taken by Robert Yarnall Richie (1908-1984). The photographs are part of the DeGolyer Library’s Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection, which consists of industrial and corporate photographs … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: August 2014

In August 2014, CUL uploaded 330 items into our CUL Digital Collections web site. CUL now has approximately 39,340 published items. Highlights include: Oil fields in Mexico, an album entitled “Photographs: Mexico I” containing 180 photographs of oil fields and … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: July 2014

In July 2014, SMU’s Central University Libraries uploaded 459 items into our CUL Digital Collections web site. CUL Digital Collections now contain approximately 39,000 published items. Highlights include: Two albums of photographs by Sir Victor Sassoon. Landscapes, China and India, … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections: June 2014

In June 2014, CUL uploaded 261 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 38,550 published items. Highlights include: 52 non-oil-related Texas negatives, August 1949-August 1954, by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2014 grant. Major companies … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: May 2014

In May 2014, CUL uploaded 398 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 38,289 published items. Highlights include: 2 items from the George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, including the 17-page Specifications for Illuminating Outfits for Ships of … Continue reading

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Octavio Medellin and Mesoamerican Art: Influences and Inspirations

The Octavio Medellin: Works of Art and Artistic Processes digital collection contains nearly 4,000 digitized slides, sketches, photographs, and works of art held by the Bywaters Special Collections, a division of SMU’s Hamon Arts Library. More than 1,000 of the … Continue reading

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Forensic Railroad History: Detecting Hidden Orders for Locomotives

Locomotive Historian Gilbert H. Hoffman ordered the digitization of 19 Baldwin Locomotive Works’ Extra Order Books, 1890-1909, held by SMU’s DeGolyer Library. The handwritten ledgers, which contain orders for locomotive parts from the owners of the locomotive, can be used … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections: April 2014

In April 2014, CUL uploaded 433 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 37,408 published items. Highlights include: 23 program covers from SMU football game programs, 1928-1963. Opponents include TCU, University of Arkansas, University of Missouri, Rice, Baylor, … Continue reading

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