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 collection as part of the Summerlee Texas History Grant

71 early Texas postcards digitized as part of the FY 2012 TexTreasures grant

43 currency notes in the Rowe-Barr Collection of Texas Currency

161 slides in Octavio Medellin: Works of Art and Artistic Processes

75 negatives in the Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection, including 13 negatives from Mission Manufacturing, 1944, Houston, and 48 negatives showing aerial views of mansions, estates, and landmarks ca. 1932-1934

69 documents in the Cantonment Burgwin Postings collection

26 real photographic postcards and photos from American border troops and the Mexican Revolution

71 photographs and postcards from various railroad accessions

7 stereoviews from the Collection of Civil War era stereographs

12 items from the Jack Kilby Papers and Jack Kilby Photographs collections

20 broadsides illustrated by José Guadalupe Posada.

Shown top left: Detail, Wood Carving, O. Medellin, No. 15. Above right: General Alvaro Obregon, President-Elect of Mexico, 1928. Left: Las mujeres martirizadas!! Crimenes nunca vistos en la ciudad de Mexico, por Roman Palma, 1899, illustrated by Jose Guadalupe Posada.

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