Category Archives: Recent Acquisitions

Texas League: we knew them when…

                        Baseball fans have waited all season to see who will battle for the World Series championship. The formidable Houston Astros swept the Yankees and now they are looking

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The Donald J Hobbs Sherlock Holmes Collection

In Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Greek Interpreter, Mycroft remarks to Watson, “I hear of Sherlock everywhere…”  Though it’s a bit of hyperbole for the reclusive Mycroft, it’s no exaggeration today.  The exploits of the famous detective are known all

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Jack and Beverly Wilgus History of Photography Collection Comes to the DeGolyer Library

[layerslider id=”3″]   Above: A small selection of items in the donation. Hover over an image to stop the automatic rotation. The DeGolyer is pleased to announce a major donation of rare photographs and books to the library by Jack and

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Elmer and Diane Powell Collection on the Mexican Revolution

    In December, the DeGolyer Library was the recipient of another generous donation from Elmer and Diane Powell in addition to the thousands of items donated in 2014! Of great historical importance in the study of the Mexican Revolution,

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George W. Cook Dallas/Texas Image Collection

The George W. Cook Dallas/Texas Image Collection is an important addition to the DeGolyer Library and is a wonderful resource for research in Dallas and Texas history. A native Dallasite, George W. Cook (1949-2012) collected Dallas and Texas primary sources.

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Collection of photographs by Andy Hanson

A collection of photographs and negatives by Dallas photographer, Andy Hanson (1932-2008). Hanson worked as a press photographer for the Dallas Times Herald newspaper from 1961 until the paper closed in 1991. He continued work as a free-lance photographer until

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