CUL Digital Collections Update: March 2013

In March 2013, CUL uploaded 921 items into our CONTENTdm collections. We created a new Instagram account. Please follow us on Instagram under the user name: culdigital We created a new Tumblr account. Please follow us on Tumblr at the user name: culdigital Highlights include: Der Vormarsch der Flieger Abteilung 27 in der Ukraine (The…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: March 2013

Rare German photographs from Eastern Front, World War I

SMU DeGolyer Library’s Der Vormarsch der Flieger Abteilung 27 in der Ukraine (The Advance of Flight Squadron 27 in the Ukraine) is now available online.  This portfolio, comprising 263 photographs mounted on 48 pages, is in effect a photo-documentary of the German occupation of and military advances through the southern Ukraine in the spring and summer…Continue Reading Rare German photographs from Eastern Front, World War I

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

CUL Digital Collections Update: February 2013

In February 2013, CUL uploaded 416 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 30,437 published items. Highlights include:188 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant 34 negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie, including the 20 items from the Dugan Brothers Bakery, 1938 31 photographs of the Potrero del…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: February 2013

CUL Digital Collections Update: January 2013

In January 2013, CUL uploaded 346 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 30,021 published items. Highlights include: 15 negatives of Larry Hagman from the J. Allen Hansley photographs at the Rosewood Crescent Club, 1988 30 videos from the SMU Video Archive Series producted by Central University Libraries 131 Texas-related oil negatives by…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: January 2013

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

DeGolyer Library photos of the Klondike Gold Rush

Thirty-three prints from the DeGolyer Library’s Alaska, photographs accession are available on line. The photos document the Klondike Gold Rush in the late 1890s. Gold was originally discovered in 1896 in the Yukon Territory of Canada. Over the next 4 years an estimated 100,000 people migrated north in search of gold. Prospectors searching for gold…Continue Reading DeGolyer Library photos of the Klondike Gold Rush

Texas Instruments Records Digital Collection

SMU’s CUL Digital Collections has made available the Texas Instruments Records digital collection, which contains hundreds of photographic images and documents from the Texas Instruments (TI) records archive held by SMU’s DeGolyer Libraryand/or TI headquarters. The Texas Instruments Records physical collection consists of over 1500 cubic feet of corporate records, photographs, and artifacts. The archive…Continue Reading Texas Instruments Records Digital Collection

CUL Digital Collections Update: December 2012

In December, staff at SMU’s CUL Digital Collections created a new web page for and uploaded 218 files into the new Texas Instruments Records digital collection. This was a joint project with TI. We created a web page for, made fully public, and added 38 additional items into the Belo Records, 1842-2007 digital collection. Shown…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: December 2012

CUL Digital Collections Update: November 2012

New additions to CUL Digital Collections in November 2012 In November 2012, CUL uploaded 640 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 28,940 published items. Highlights include: 92 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant 38 negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie, including 14 aerial views of…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: November 2012