Category: Exhibits

12 from Texas: A Portfolio of Lithographs

The Bywaters Special Collection staff just installed the 12 From Texas portfolio on the second floor of the Hamon Arts Library. In 1952, Southern Methodist University Press decided to, according to its press release for 12 From Texas, “make available at a reasonable price the work of outstanding regional artists.” The subject matter of these…Continue Reading 12 from Texas: A Portfolio of Lithographs

Exhibit – Defined By Light: Photography’s First 75 Years

Defined By Light: Photography’s First 75 Years Images and Objects from the Collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus in Celebration of the 175th Anniversary of the Announcement of Photography Location: DeGolyer Library Dates: October 23 – December 19, 2014 Times: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. About the exhibit: Jack and Beverly Wilgus…Continue Reading Exhibit – Defined By Light: Photography’s First 75 Years

Exhibit – The Not So Secret Life of the Faculty

The Not So Secret Life of the Faculty DeGolyer Library Professors teach classes— everyone knows this—but how do they spend their time outside of that MWF 8:00am seminar? Get a glimpse into the roles of Southern Methodist University professors as mentors, writers, researchers, administrators, and more through this exhibition of faculty letters, manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia,…Continue Reading Exhibit – The Not So Secret Life of the Faculty

Exhibit – Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014

Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014 DeGolyer Library Exhibit About the exhibit: One could say that a piece of fiction is always selling something, such as a political idea, a belief of how the world operates or how people (especially men and women) interact, or the promotion of religious or philosophical ideas. So it…Continue Reading Exhibit – Parables of Promise: American Advertising Fiction, 1856-2014

Exhibit – Treasures of DeGolyer Library: 100 Years of Collecting

Travels in the Interior of North America … Karl Bodmer, artist Treasures of DeGolyer Library: 100 Years of Collecting Theodore de Bry (1528-1598) Americae Pars I-XIII Frankfurt, 1590-1634 The exhibition features rare treasures from DeGolyer Library’s major collecting areas of Western Americana, exploration and discovery, history of science, history of business, photography, transportation, and literary…Continue Reading Exhibit – Treasures of DeGolyer Library: 100 Years of Collecting

Exhibit: John Maley, An Account of Four Years Travels

John Maley, An Account of Four Years Travels Exhibit at DeGolyer Library John Maley, An Account of Four Years Travels, a previously unknown manuscript account of the Mississippi Valley, 1808-1812, will be on display April 23-May 24, 2013 in the Texana Room, DeGolyer Library. A free souvenir keepsake, describing the manuscript and its significance, is…Continue Reading Exhibit: John Maley, An Account of Four Years Travels

Exhibit – Joe Coomer: A Life in Letters

Joe Coomer: A Life in Letters Exhibition at DeGolyer Library Acclaimed author Joe Coomer ’81 recently donated his literary archive — more than 20 boxes of materials – to the DeGolyer Library. The current exhibit draws on this wealth of material, from Coomer’s earliest undergraduate essays and exams to manuscripts of his most recent novels….Continue Reading Exhibit – Joe Coomer: A Life in Letters

Exhibit – Civil War in Photographs: New Perspectives from the Robin Stanford Collection

Civil War in Photographs: New Perspectives from the Robin Stanford Collection Exhibition About the opening program Civil War in Photographs: New Perspectives from the Robin Stanford Collection Exhibition Opening and Program Location: DeGolyer Library Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013 Time: Reception 6pm Texanan Room, Lecture 6:30pm with Richard McCaslin, PhD; Stanley Marcus Reading Room RSVP:…Continue Reading Exhibit – Civil War in Photographs: New Perspectives from the Robin Stanford Collection

Exhibit – Remember the Ladies! Discovering Women’s History at DeGolyer Library

Remember the Ladies! Discovering Women’s History at DeGolyer Library About the exhibit: September 10 – December 14, 2012, DeGolyer Library From writers of recipes to writers of novels, the “Remember the Ladies! Discovering Women’s History at DeGolyer Library” exhibit presents over 100 years of the words and images of women, their families, daily activities, organizations,…Continue Reading Exhibit – Remember the Ladies! Discovering Women’s History at DeGolyer Library