Tag: TexTreasures2024

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: April 2024

Mercado, El Oro, Mexico [No. 313], ca. 1908-1924, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

In April 2024, SMU Libraries uploaded or enhanced 349 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: The JCPenney Collection was created and added to SMU Libraries Digital Collections, with 92 items in the inaugural upload. The collection will feature items from James C. Penney’s papers in addition to corporate records and materials, including photographs…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: April 2024

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: March 2024

[R. F. Wiseman, Emma Connolly, and Addie Jones], ca. 1900s, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

In March 2024, SMU Libraries uploaded 236 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 23 documents and imprints, 1872-1950, comprising 1505 pages, were added to the Texas: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection. The items include three volumes of the History of the Dallas Federation of Women’s Clubs, and a 1950 city directory of…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: March 2024

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: February 2024

De-nesting Pipe at Ras El Misha'ab, 1948, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

In February 2024, SMU Libraries uploaded and/or updated 250 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 8 photographs, ca. 1840-1930, from Portraits and People of Mexico. Subjects include members of the Special Mexican Claims Committee and President Emilio Portes Gil’s inauguration of the Statistics Congress in 1930. 48 negatives, ca. 1952-1959, from the Richard Steinheimer Photograph…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: February 2024

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: January 2024

Shoot the Chutes, Lake Cliff, Dallas, Tex., ca. 1908, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

In January 2024, SMU Libraries uploaded and/or updated 348 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 5 interviews were added to the SMU Oral History and Digital Humanities Student Projects collection. These interviews, with Vicki Blanton, Sean Cordobés, Tyne Dickson, Marcus S. Duron, and Andrea Nguyen, are part of the Voices of SMU project….Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: January 2024

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: December 2023

[Christmas Worship Service Program, 1976], Bridwell Library, SMU.

In December 2023, SMU Libraries uploaded and/or updated 157 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 26 photographs relating to the the construction of SMU’s Fondren Library in 1938-1939 were added to the Southern Methodist University Campus Memories collection. These include 24 photographs documenting the process, taken twice monthly from December 1938-November 1939, as…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: December 2023

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: November 2023

Burmah, 1892, by Singer Manufacturing Company, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

In November 2023, SMU Libraries uploaded and/or updated 329 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 49 manuscripts, documents, and imprints, 1837-1936, comprising 1,596 pages have been uploaded to the Texas: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection. The items include charters for the cities of Borger, Cleburne, and Mexia; a political speech from George…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: November 2023

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: October 2023

[Stanley Marcus with Brigitte Bardot and Roger Vadim], March 8, 1872, DeGolyer Library, SMU.

In October 2023, SMU Libraries uploaded and/or updated 302 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 33 manuscripts, documents, and imprints, 1872-1952, comprising 1,581 pages have been uploaded to the Texas: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection. The items include various minutes from Baptist organization meetings, and programs from fairs around the state including…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: October 2023

SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: September 2023

Texas Cooper, ca. 1890s-1900s, DeGolyer Library, SMU. A compilation of portraits of actor Judge Thomas Cooper, alias ''Texas Cooper''.

In September 2023, SMU Libraries uploaded and/or updated 188 items in SMU Libraries Digital Collections. Highlights include: 61 manuscripts, documents, and imprints, 1857-1954, comprising 1,893 pages have been uploaded to the Texas: Photographs, Manuscripts, and Imprints digital collection. The items include minutes from church meetings, school guidelines and premium lists from fairs in the state,…Continue Reading SMU Libraries Digital Collections Update: September 2023