Category Archives: Civil War

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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CUL Digital Collections: June 2013

In June 2013, CUL uploaded 415 items into our CONTENTdm collections. Highlights include: 35 photographs, by William Johnson, ca. 1855-1862, from Photographs of Western India 99 audio files from Southwestern University for the John G. Tower Multimedia collection 75 Texas-related … 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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CUL Digital Collections: September 2012

In September 2012, CUL uploaded 1,098 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 26,680 published items. Highlights include: 114 images in the Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs collection, including 26 cased daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes 776 slides … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections: April 2012

In April 2012, CUL uploaded 527 items into our CONTENTdm collections.  Below are highlights: Rancho Encinal, an album containing 48 pages of photographs of the DeGolyer estate at White Rock Lake 43 Texas photographs into the Lawrence T. Jones III … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections: March 2012

CONTENTdm Collections In March, SMU Central University Libraries uploaded 677 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 22,013 published items.  Below are highlights: A copy of the Texas Declaration of Independence 7 movies in the Tyler, Texas Black … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections: November 2011

In November, CUL uploaded 566 items into our CONTENTdm collections. Below are some highlights: – 29 items, mostly lithographs, from the Collection of Railroad Negatives -16 currency notes in the Rowe-Barr Collection of Texas Currency – 67 items in the McCord-Renshaw … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections: September 2011

Southern Methodist University libraries added 477 items into our CONTENTdm collections in September. Central University Libraries now has approximately 19,000 published items. Below are some highlights from September: – 13 items from the Collection of Civil War and military cartes … Continue reading

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CUL: Digital Collections: April 2011

This blog is designed to provide more information on the items that are uploaded into Southern Methodist University’s digital collections. I work for the Central University Libraries (CUL) as the digital collections developer. Each month, we upload hundreds of digitized … Continue reading

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