Category: Fondren

JFK:50 Exhibit at Fondren Library Center

The exhibition commemorates the assassination of President Kennedy in 1963 and features items from the Cabell, Belo, Marcus and personal collections including: correspondence sent to the Mayor of Dallas in the wake of the assassination; the speech President Kennedy was to give at the Trade Mart; newspapers, magazines, and books about the assassination; rare photographs;…Continue Reading JFK:50 Exhibit at Fondren Library Center

2013 – The Year of the Library: Exhibit September 16 – November 11, 2013

2013 – The Year of the Library September 16, 2013 – November 11, 2013 Fondren Library Center Lobby During 2013, SMU is commemorating the Year of the Library, a celebration of library firsts and of the continued importance of the libraries to intellectual life on campus. Programs and exhibitions throughout the year have provided opportunities…Continue Reading 2013 – The Year of the Library: Exhibit September 16 – November 11, 2013

Let’s Read – Library Figurines on display at Fondren Library Center through September 16th

Let’s Read: The van Breda Collection of Library Figurines Exhibit dates: July 29, 2013 – September 16, 2013 Exhibit location: Fondren Library Center lobby This exhibit is free and open to the public. Nancy and Michael van Breda have been collecting reader figurines for over 20 years. Collecting readers has been a labor of love…Continue Reading Let’s Read – Library Figurines on display at Fondren Library Center through September 16th

Scares and Cults: Exhibit on display, June 21 – July 29, 2013

Scares and Cults June 21, 2013 – July 29, 2013 Fondren Library Center Lobby One thing that has generated a lot of Scares over the last 50 to 6o years are cults, and they still do. Cults have plagued and challenged established religions of every culture worldwide. Many scholars feel that many of the major…Continue Reading Scares and Cults: Exhibit on display, June 21 – July 29, 2013

Southern Methodist University Campus Memories: A Digital Collection

Southern Methodist University Campus Memories: A Digital Collection April 11, 2013 – June 24, 2013, Fondren Library Center Lobby The SMU Campus Memories collection includes a wide variety of photos, texts, and videos of SMU during all phases of its history. Although classes at Southern Methodist University started on September 1915, photographs of the Hilltop…Continue Reading Southern Methodist University Campus Memories: A Digital Collection

From Text to Terabytes: On exhibit from January 22 – April 8

From Text to Terabytes January 22, 2013 – April 8, 2013, Fondren Library Center ‘Link’ Over the past quarter of a century, computers have transformed almost every aspect of how libraries provide services and resources to their users. Research which once required the utilization of multiple print resources or a specially designed reading apparatus, can…Continue Reading From Text to Terabytes: On exhibit from January 22 – April 8

Exhibit: The Future of Fondren Library, October 25 – January 14

The Future of Fondren Library Center About the exhibit: October 25 – January 14, 2013, Fondren Library Center Circulation Area The renovation of the Fondren Library Center will meet the diverse and changing information needs of the University’s students, faculty and staff. Reading rooms will be expanded and refurbished. Treasures in our Special Collections will…Continue Reading Exhibit: The Future of Fondren Library, October 25 – January 14

Exhibit: Notable Women at SMU, September 10 to October 19

Notable Women at SMU About the exhibit: September 10 – October 19, 2012, Fondren Library Center Circulation Area Many notable women have been involved in the founding and development of Southern Methodist University. They have been outstanding in their respective fields and in their commitment to the university. Featured in this exhibit are Ima Herron,…Continue Reading Exhibit: Notable Women at SMU, September 10 to October 19

Exhibit: SMU’s Believe it or not!

SMU’s Believe It Or Not! The bizarre. The strange. THE UNUSUAL. About the exhibit: June 25 – September 10, 2012 Fondren Library Center Lobby All right here from the SMU Libraries. Spanning multiple collections (including the Carter Taylor Collection, Heritage Hall Collection, Mary McCord/Edyth Renshaw Collection on the Performing Arts, and the U.S. West: Photographs,…Continue Reading Exhibit: SMU’s Believe it or not!

Everette Lee DeGolyer: The Man, The Legend, The Library – Exhibit

Everette Lee DeGolyer: The Man, The Legend, The Library About the exhibit: April 27 – June 25, 2012 The Man Everette Lee DeGolyer, Sr., known as “De” or “Mr. De” to family, friends, and associates, attributed much of his success to pure luck. Nuggets of wisdom and wit and great stories are sprinkled throughout his…Continue Reading Everette Lee DeGolyer: The Man, The Legend, The Library – Exhibit