CUL Digital Collections Update: January 2015

In January 2015, SMU Central University Libraries uploaded 301 items into CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 42,067 published items.

Highlights include:

95 photographs in the new George W. Cook Dallas/Texas Image Collection, including portraits, stereographs, and postcards, and locations. The digital collection was unveiled to coincide with opening of the Cook Collection exhibit in the DeGolyer Library.

3 issues of Moody’s Magazine: A Railroad Review, March, June, and August 1941, volume 1, numbers 1, 2, and 3. This periodical is a railroad enthusiast publication, edited and published by Linwood W. Moody in Union, ME. Each issue featured articles on railroad-related topics from contributing writers as well as articles and editorials written by Moody himself.

62 drawings from Box 08 of the Potter Art Iron Studios Collection, depicting various types of light fixtures, such as wall sconces, pendant lights, flush-mounted and semi-flush mounted lights, chandeliers, candelabra stands, and lamps.

Volume I and Volume II of History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs, 1842, by multiple authors. The individual lithographs are also available in high resolution.

94 Texas railroad negatives from the Everett L. DeGolyer Jr. Collection of United States Railroad Photographs as part of the Texas Treasures FY2015 grant program, sponsored by the by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

7 photographs of the WFAA radio station, ca. 1922-1940, including the original studio, control room, and “radio shack” atop The Dallas Morning News Building.

22 photographs by Lynn Lennon of the making of the Mustangs of Las Colinas sculpture as part of the Archives of the Women of the Southwest digital collection.

6 SMU Basketball programs, 1943-1944.

6 cartes de visite from Brownsville, Texas, ca.
1865, by Louis de Planque.

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