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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.