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Harry Ransom Center Holds Archive of 2008 Costa Book of the Year Award Winner

Harry Ransom Center Holds Archive of 2008 Costa Book of the Year Award Winner

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, holds the archive of Sebastian Barry, the recipient of the 2008 Costa Book of the Year award, an internationally recognized literary prize for books by writers based in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

2008 Flair Symposium Webcast: “Creating a Usable Past: Writers, Archives and Institutions”

2008 Flair Symposium Webcast: “Creating a Usable Past: Writers, Archives and Institutions”

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, will webcast the Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium, "Creating a Usable Past: Writers, Archives and Institutions," from Nov. 13 to 15.

Fine Arts Opens Playwright’s Archive for Research

The archive of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard has been made available for research by scholars as the Society of American Archivists' Archive Month draws to a close.

Benson Latin American Collection Opens Horman Papers to Research

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection of the University of Texas Libraries has opened the Joyce Horman and Edmund Horman Papers to researchers.

Rapoport Center Hosts Film Screening and Panel Discussions to Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Chilean Coup

The Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice and the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at The University of Texas at Austin will present two events on Sept. 11 and 12 to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Chilean coup d'etat and to honor the donation of Joyce Horman's archives to the Benson Collection.

Ransom Center’s “The Mystique of the Archive” Explores Archives and Culture Surrounding Archives

Ransom Center’s “The Mystique of the Archive” Explores Archives and Culture Surrounding Archives

The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center's exhibition "The Mystique of the Archive" takes a comprehensive look at archives themselves, the archival process and the culture surrounding archives.

Center for American History Announces Acquisition of Major Congressional Collection

EVENT: The Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin will announce the acquisition of the Jack Brooks Congressional Collection. WHEN: 11 a.m., March 24. WHERE: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. Parking information for the LBJ Library and Museum can be found online. BACKGROUND: Dr. Don Carleton, executive director of the…   » Continue Reading

School of Information Receives $504,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

A grant for $504,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will provide support to The University of Texas at Austin's School of Information's Kilgarlin Center for Preservation of the Cultural Record.