Category: Special Collections

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