Welcome

Welcome to the Hamon Arts Library’s new blog! In addition to library news and highlights, we are expanding our focus to include events and people around Meadows and Dallas. With this goal in mind, we invite community members to submit content to our blog about library findings and events in the community that may be…Continue Reading Welcome

CUL Digital Collections Update: November 2014

In November 2014, SMU Central University Libraries (CUL)’  uploaded 611 items into our CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 41,464 published items. Highlights include: 131 Texas railroad negatives from the Everett L. DeGolyer Jr. Collection of United States Railroad Photographs as part of the TexTreasures FY2015 grant. Images include Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: November 2014

CUL Digital Collections Update: October 2014

In October 2014, SMU’s Central University Libraries (CUL) uploaded 1,019 items into CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 40,853 published items. Highlights include: 136 shop drawings from the Potter Art Iron Studio Collection, including Box 03 and Box 04. Drawings mainly include a variety of andirons, as well as chandeliers, lanterns, and other lighting…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: October 2014

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

CUL Digital Collections Update: September 2014

In September 2014, CUL uploaded 494 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 39,834 published items. Highlights include: 63 photographs, documents and ephemera from the Horn Family Papers, a collection of the family papers of Thomas Lora Horn, his wife Blanche, and their two sons in St. Louis, Missouri. Their son Leslie, a…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: September 2014

Texas Industry Photographs, 1936-1970, by Robert Yarnall Richie

Now online are 1,066 photographic prints and negatives depicting non-oil-related Texas companies (ca. 1936-1970), taken by Robert Yarnall Richie (1908-1984). The photographs are part of the DeGolyer Library’s Robert Yarnall Richie Photograph Collection, which consists of industrial and corporate photographs taken by Richie throughout his career. The photographs complement a previous project to digitize and…Continue Reading Texas Industry Photographs, 1936-1970, by Robert Yarnall Richie

CUL Digital Collections Update: August 2014

In August 2014, CUL uploaded 330 items into our CUL Digital Collections web site. CUL now has approximately 39,340 published items. Highlights include: Oil fields in Mexico, an album entitled “Photographs: Mexico I” containing 180 photographs of oil fields and camps owned by the Mexican Petroleum Company and the Huestaco Oil Company. Depicted are Ebano,…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: August 2014

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

CUL Digital Collections Update: July 2014

In July 2014, SMU’s Central University Libraries uploaded 459 items into our CUL Digital Collections web site. CUL Digital Collections now contain approximately 39,000 published items. Highlights include: Two albums of photographs by Sir Victor Sassoon. Landscapes, China and India, “Eves” and Garden, 1937 includes 24 images depicting boats and ships near Shanghai, China, as…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: July 2014

CUL Digital Collections Update: June 2014

In June 2014, CUL uploaded 261 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 38,550 published items. Highlights include: 52 non-oil-related Texas negatives, August 1949-August 1954, by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2014 grant. Major companies and organizations depicted are Southern Pacific Railroad; Seatrain Lines; Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway;…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: June 2014