Category Archives: Railroads

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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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: 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: May 2013

In May 2013, CUL uploaded 468 items into our CONTENTdm collections. Highlights include: 143 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant 35 negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie that are not related to Texas … Continue reading

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