Author Archives: Cynthia Boeke

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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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CUL Digital Collections: March 2014

In March 2014, CUL uploaded 311 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 36,975 published items. Highlights include: 68 lithographs from Bossoli’s Views in The Crimea. / Brierly’s Marine & Coast Sketches of the Black Sea &c. Bossoli’s … Continue reading

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Newgulf: From Sulfur Boomtown to Texas Ghost Town

Now online are 49 photographic prints of Texas Gulf Sulphur Company interests (ca. 1939) in the company town of Newgulf, Texas. The images of the Texas Gulf Sulphur Company (later known as Texasgulf Inc.) are part of a TexTreasures 2014 … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: February 2014

In February 2014, CUL uploaded 427 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 36,664 published items. Highlights include: Panorama of San Francisco from California St. Hill. [Panel 6], 1877, by Eadweard Muybridge[/caption] Panorama of San Francisco from California … Continue reading

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The Texas Zephyr: A Bygone Era in Luxury Train Travel

In the 1930s, in an effort to combat the declining number of passengers, several railroads adopted the lightweight, diesel-powered Streamliner passenger trains. Combining esthetic beauty with modern science, the Streamliners were more aerodynamic than previous trains, and able to reach … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: January 2014

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 … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: December 2013

In December 2013, SMU Central University Libraries (CUL) uploaded 488 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has 35,699 published items. Highlights include: 172 non-oil related Texas negatives, ca. 1930s-1940s, by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2014 … Continue reading

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Coco Chanel’s Dallas Visit, September 1957

On December 10, 2013, the House of Chanel will host the Métiers d’Art, a “yearly pre-fall collection and runway show dedicated to the history of the house’s founder, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel” (Dallasnews.com, 2013) in Fair Park, Dallas. Chanel’s roots in … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: November 2013

In November 2013, CUL uploaded 476 items into our CONTENTdm collections. Highlights include: 134 non-oil-related Texas negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2014 grant to digitize photographs and negatives of Richie’s non-oil-related clients in Texas. Clients … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: October 2013

In October 2013, CUL uploaded 502 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 34,735 published items. Highlights include: 139 non-oil-related Texas negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2014 grant 15 photographs and documents from … Continue reading

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