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

Now online are 1,238 selected prints and negatives taken by Robert Yarnall Richie (1908-1984) that depict the Texas oil production and the petroleum industry, 1936-1970. These items 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. DeGolyer Library digital collections…Continue Reading Texas Oil Photographs, 1936-1970, by Robert Yarnall Richie

CUL Digital Collections Update: July 2013

In July 2013, CUL uploaded 822 items into our CONTENTdm collections. Highlights include: 91 audio files from Southwestern University for the John G. Tower Multimedia collection 109 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant 79 negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie that depict aerial views of mansions ca. 1932-1934,…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: July 2013

CUL Digital Collections Update: June 2013

In June 2013, CUL uploaded 415 items into our CONTENTdm collections. Highlights include: 35 photographs, by William Johnson, ca. 1855-1862, from Photographs of Western India 99 audio files from Southwestern University for the John G. Tower Multimedia collection 75 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant 20 negatives…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: June 2013

CUL Digital Collections Update: May 2013

In May 2013, CUL uploaded 468 items into our CONTENTdm collections. Highlights include: 143 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant 35 negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie that are not related to Texas oil. 4 Civil War-era photographs and cased images San Francisco album: photographs of the most…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: May 2013

CUL Digital Collections Update: April 2013

In April 2013, SMU’s Central University Libraries (CUL) uploaded 487 items into CUL Digital Collections. Highlights include: 97 Texas-related oil negatives by Robert Yarnall Richie as part of the TexTreasures FY2013 grant 14 slides showing PWAP murals by Jerry Bywaters and Alexandre Hogue for the Dallas City Hall, 1934 Der Vormarsch der Flieger Abteilung 27…Continue Reading CUL Digital Collections Update: April 2013

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

White Rock Lake Aerial Photographs, 1927 Fairchild Survey

The White Rock Lake Aerial Photographs, 1927 Fairchild Survey digital collection is now available online. There are 37 photographs in the collection, which were taken by Fairchild Aerial Surveys for Dr. Samuel G. Geiser. Except for an overview aerial of the lake and surrounding area taken in 1926 at an altitude of 18,000 feet, the…Continue Reading White Rock Lake Aerial Photographs, 1927 Fairchild Survey

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