Category Archives: Dallas

CUL Digital Collections: February 2015

In February 2015, SMU’s Central University Libraries uploaded 513 items into CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 46,381 published items. Highlights include: 12 items from the George W. Cook Dallas/Texas Image Collection, including 10 photographs and 1 album depicting … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: January 2015

In January 2015, SMU Central University Libraries uploaded 301 items into CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 42,067 published items. Highlights include: 95 photographs in the new George W. Cook Dallas/Texas Image Collection, including portraits, stereographs, and postcards, and … 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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Trinity River Flood Control Depicted in Miscellaneous Aerial Views of Dallas, 1930s-1940s

The city of Dallas has a long and tumultuous history with the Trinity River. Photographs now available online from SMU’s Edwin J. Foscue Map Library document a period when Dallas officials began the arduous process of trying to exert control … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: July 2013

In July 2013, CUL uploaded 822 items into our CONTENTdm collections.  Highlights include: 91 audio files from Southwestern University for the John G. Tower Multimedia collection 109 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 … Continue reading

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White Rock Lake Aerial Photographs, 1927 Fairchild Survey

The White Rock Lake Aerial Photographs, 1927 Fairchild Survey digital collection is now available online. There are 37 photographs in the collection, which were taken by Fairchild Aerial Surveys for Dr. Samuel G. Geiser. Except for an overview aerial of … Continue reading

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