Author Archives: Cynthia Boeke

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DeGolyer Library photos of the Klondike Gold Rush

Thirty-three prints from the DeGolyer Library’s Alaska, photographs accession are available on line. The photos document the Klondike Gold Rush in the late 1890s. Gold was originally discovered in 1896 in the Yukon Territory of Canada. Over the next 4 … Continue reading

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Texas Instruments Records Digital Collection

SMU’s CUL Digital Collections has made available the Texas Instruments Records digital collection, which contains hundreds of photographic images and documents from the Texas Instruments (TI) records archive held by SMU’s DeGolyer Libraryand/or TI headquarters. The Texas Instruments Records physical … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: December 2012

  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, … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: November 2012

New additions to CUL Digital Collections in November 2012 In November 2012, CUL uploaded 640 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 28,940 published items. Highlights include: 92 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of … Continue reading

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Photographic views of William T. Sherman’s campaign available online

George N. Barnard was one of the most skilled and versatile cameramen of the Civil War, photographing in the Virginia area, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina. He worked independently and for E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., Brady & Co. … Continue reading

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Dallas Aerial Photographs, 1945 USDA Survey, Edwin J. Foscue Map Library

SMU’s CUL Digital Collections has made available the Dallas Aerial Photographs, 1945 USDA  Survey. This online collection complements the Dallas Historic Aerial Photographs, 1930 Fairchild Survey. There are 16 pairs of images in the Dallas Aerial Photographs, USDA 1945 Survey … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: October 2012

In October 2012, SMU Central University Libraries uploaded 624 items into CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 28,300 published items. Highlights include: 47 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant 38 negatives … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Spotlight: October 2012

Selected items added to SMU CUL Digital Collections in October 2012

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SMU DeGolyer Library’s Brehme photographs of Mexico

Seventy-eight photographs and real photographic postcards by Hugo Brehme depicting the Mexican landscape between the years 1905 and 1920 are now available online. The images, held by SMU’s DeGolyer Library, are part of the Mexico: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection, … Continue reading

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The Texas Oil Industry Illustrated through Postcards

  191 postcards that depict the oil boom in Texas are now available online in the Texas: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection, which is one of more than 30 digital collections that form part of CUL Digital Collections. The … Continue reading

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