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SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: August 2019

Posted on September 3, 2019 by Elisa Welder

In August 2019, SMU Libraries uploaded 469 items into SMU Libraries Digital Collections.

Diana Aguirre Interview, 2019, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

Diana Aguirre Interview, 2019, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

7 oral history interviews from the Southern Methodist University Oral History Interviews and Digital Humanities Student Projects collection. These interviews, with Brittany Dickey, Christian Lanier, Dr. Klyne Smith, Diana Aguirre, Dr. Ruben Arellano, Dr. Evelyn Parker, and Peyton Woodson Cooper are part of the Voices of SMU project.

16 issues of the Dallas Archeological Society’s The Record. These issues, which span the early 1950s to the mid-1960s, document the activities and excavations of the club and its members.

Water works of Chengtu, 1909-1911, Bridwell Library, SMU.

Water works of Chengtu, 1909-1911, Bridwell Library, SMU.

A new Bridwell Library digital collection, Ninde Gamewell – Views Taken in China 1909-1911, is now available. Mary Ninde Gamewell (1858–1947) married Frank D. Gamewell (1857–1950) in 1909 and the couple worked as missionaries in China for many years thereafter. This collection is comprised of 437 photographs from an album titled, “Views Taken in China 1909–1911.”

1 photograph of a Chinese railroad worker encampment beside the end of a run of Central Pacific railroad track from Central Pacific Railroad.

Chinese Market Places - Sacramento Street., ca. 1864-1869, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

Chinese Market Places – Sacramento Street., ca. 1864-1869, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

5 stereographs from the Central Pacific Railroad Stereographs and the California and Yosemite Stereographs collections. These images depict Chinese people and neighborhoods in California in the late 19th century, including a stereograph of Chinese railroad workers.

3 erecting card drawings, 1889-1902, from the Collection of Baldwin Locomotive Works records. All drawings were created for locomotives for Oahu Railroad and Land.


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