Category Archives: Railroads

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: December 2014

In December 2014, SMU Central University Libraries uploaded 302 items into CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 41,766 published items.   Highlights include: 99 Texas railroad negatives from the Everett L. DeGolyer Jr. Collection of United States Railroad Photographs … Continue reading

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CUL Digital Collections Update: November 2014

In November 2014, SMU Central University Libraries (CUL)’  uploaded 611 items into our CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 41,464 published items. Highlights include: 131 Texas railroad negatives from the Everett L. DeGolyer Jr. Collection of United States Railroad Photographs … 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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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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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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