Photographic views of William T. Sherman’s campaign available online

George N. Barnard was one of the most skilled and versatile cameramen of the Civil War, photographing in the Virginia area, Tennessee, Georgia, and South Carolina. He worked independently and for E. & H.T. Anthony & Co., Brady & Co. and Alexander Gardner. More mobile than many operators, in late 1863, Barnard was hired by…Continue Reading Photographic views of William T. Sherman’s campaign available online

Dallas Aerial Photographs, 1945 USDA Survey, Edwin J. Foscue Map Library

SMU’s CUL Digital Collections has made available the Dallas Aerial Photographs, 1945 USDA  Survey. This online collection complements the Dallas Historic Aerial Photographs, 1930 Fairchild Survey. There are 16 pairs of images in the Dallas Aerial Photographs, USDA 1945 Survey digital collection that portray various locations in the Dallas metropolitan area as well as Irving,…Continue Reading Dallas Aerial Photographs, 1945 USDA Survey, Edwin J. Foscue Map Library

CUL Digital Collections Update: October 2012

In October 2012, SMU Central University Libraries uploaded 624 items into CUL Digital Collections. CUL now has approximately 28,300 published items. Highlights include: 47 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant 38 negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie, including aerial views of Palm Beach and other estates, as well…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: October 2012

SMU DeGolyer Library’s Brehme photographs of Mexico

Seventy-eight photographs and real photographic postcards by Hugo Brehme depicting the Mexican landscape between the years 1905 and 1920 are now available online. The images, held by SMU’s DeGolyer Library, are part of the Mexico: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection, one of more than 30 digital collections that form part of CUL Digital Collections. Ernst…Continue Reading SMU DeGolyer Library’s Brehme photographs of Mexico

The Texas Oil Industry Illustrated through Postcards

  191 postcards that depict the oil boom in Texas are now available online in the Texas: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection, which is one of more than 30 digital collections that form part of CUL Digital Collections. The postcards are held by SMU’s DeGolyer Library. Many of the postcards show the rapid growth…Continue Reading The Texas Oil Industry Illustrated through Postcards

CUL Digital Collections: September 2012

Highlights include: 114 images in the Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs collection, including 26 cased daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes 776 slides in Octavio Medellin: Works of Art and Artistic Processes, including Box 6 containing the series on Guatemala, Travels to Mexico, and The Adolescent 30 photographs of French and German locomotives from the David…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections: September 2012

Early Texas Postcards from SMU’s DeGolyer Library

Early Texas Postcards from SMU’s DeGolyer Library More than 1,300 early Texas postcards from SMU’s DeGolyer Library are now available online in the Texas: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection, which is one of more than 30 digital collections that form part of CUL Digital Collections. The DeGolyer Library’s early Texas postcard collections provide a…Continue Reading Early Texas Postcards from SMU’s DeGolyer Library

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

CUL Digital Collections: August 2012

In August 2012, CUL uploaded 660 items into our CONTENTdm collections. CUL now has approximately 24,580 published items. (Note: Items include individual pages in compound objects.) Below are highlights: 46 Texas postcards into the Lawrence T. Jones III Texas Photographs collection as part of the Summerlee Texas History Grant 30 currency notes in the Rowe-Barr…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections: August 2012