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Exhibition Showcases Literature About Baseball, Boxing, Football and Other Sports

Exhibition Showcases Literature About Baseball, Boxing, Football and Other Sports

“Literature and Sport,” an exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, showcases the literature of sport through fiction, essays, poetry and plays. The exhibition runs from June 11 to Aug. 4, 2013, at the Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.

“Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-first Century” Highlights Archives Acquired by Ransom Center Since 2000

“Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-first Century” Highlights Archives Acquired by Ransom Center Since 2000

The Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-first Century" showcases major literary and cultural archives acquired by the center since 2000.

Archive of Writer David Foster Wallace Now Open for Research

Archive of Writer David Foster Wallace Now Open for Research

The archive of David Foster Wallace (1962-2008), author of "Infinite Jest" (1996), "The Broom of the System" (1987), "Girl with Curious Hair" (1989) and numerous collections of stories and essays, is now open at the Harry Ransom Center. A finding aid for the collection can be accessed online.

Ransom Center Director Staley Announces Retirement Plans

Ransom Center Director Staley Announces Retirement Plans

Thomas F. Staley, director of the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin for the last 22 years, announced today his decision to retire on Aug. 31, 2011.

David Foster Wallace Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

David Foster Wallace Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of writer David Foster Wallace (1962-2008), author of "Infinite Jest" (1996), "The Broom of the System" (1987), "Girl with Curious Hair" (1988) and numerous collections of stories and essays.