Category Archives: Texas photographs

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: May 2012

In May 2012, CUL uploaded 608 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 23,150 published items. (Note: Items include individual pages in compound objects.) Below are highlights: 53 Texas photographs into the Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs … 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: January 2012

In January, CUL uploaded 457 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 20,650 published items. Below are highlights: –  215 early Texas postcards digitized as part of the FY 2012 TexTreasures grant – Views of Texas Photographed by … Continue reading

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Everyone loves the cat!

Everyone seems to love this photo of a tabby cat posed with a Mexican serape. Taken ca. 1862-1868, it is presented as a cased, ambrotype photograph. Views of domesticated animals from this time period were very rare, indicating that the owner … 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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