Category Archives: Exhibits

On the road across Texas…

Needing some inspiration for traveling this summer? Then look no further than in the archives! From maps to travel guides, postcards to posters, diaries to scrapbooks, there are a variety of resources to guides your plans. So plug in that

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Send me a postcard!

  On exhibition this summer in the DeGolyer Library’s Hillcrest Hall Send me a postcard! Women on the road across 19th-20th century America examines women motorists/automobilists and their travels across the country. The concept for this exhibit developed from a

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Women’s Voices, Women’s Votes

Today we celebrate Women’s Equality Day. It is celebrated in the United States each year on August 26 to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment, which prohibits states and the federal government from denying the right to vote

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Andy Hanson’s Dallas

This winter, we celebrated the life and professional legacy of Andy Hanson with our exhibit Andy Hanson: Picturing Dallas 1960-2008.  The exhibit allowed visitors to appreciate Hanson’s incredible talent and reflect on the history of Dallas. If you were unable to

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Under Construction–Putting the Pieces together for an Exhibit

When people think about working in a rare book library, they imagine librarians reading books all day. What they don’t imagine is the hard physical work that we do many days.   Lifting boxes of books. Shelving and reshelving books.

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An Evening Reminiscing

  On February 23, 2017, Bill Wittliff and Virgil Musick reunited for the first time in 20 years. Bill and Sally Wittliff, creators of the Encino Press, joined Virgil Musick, a faithful collector of their work, for an exhibition opening and

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THE STATE FAIR OF TEXAS, 1886-2016: Celebrating 130 Years of a Texas Institution

This year, the State Fair of Texas is celebrating its 130th anniversary, a real Lone Star State tradition! Joining in the celebration, the DeGolyer Library will be kicking off the fun with an exhibition of State Fair photographs by Dallasite

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Exhibit: The George W. Cook Dallas/Texas Image Collection

First Impressions: The George W. Cook Dallas/Texas Image Collection Dates: January 30 – May 15, 2015 Times: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Location: DeGolyer Library About the exhibit The George W. Cook Dallas/Texas Image Collection is an

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Exhibit – Defined By Light: Photography’s First 75 Years

Defined By Light: Photography’s First 75 Years Images and Objects from the Collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus in Celebration of the 175th Anniversary of the Announcement of Photography Location: DeGolyer Library Dates: October 23 – December 19, 2014 Times:

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Exhibit – The Not So Secret Life of the Faculty

The Not So Secret Life of the Faculty DeGolyer Library Professors teach classes— everyone knows this—but how do they spend their time outside of that MWF 8:00am seminar? Get a glimpse into the roles of Southern Methodist University professors as

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