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NEH Grants Ransom Center $500,000 to Establish Exhibition Endowment

NEH Grants Ransom Center $500,000 to Establish Exhibition Endowment

AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a $500,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to establish an endowment that will sustain the institution’s exhibition program. The grant will support a range of activities including facilitating…   » Continue Reading

Ransom Center Exhibition Explores Career of American Stage and Industrial Designer Norman Bel Geddes

Ransom Center Exhibition Explores Career of American Stage and Industrial Designer Norman Bel Geddes

The Harry Ransom Center presents the exhibition “I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America,” which explores the career of American stage and industrial designer, futurist and urban planner Norman Bel Geddes (1893-1958).

Ransom Center Exhibition Celebrates History and Influence of King James Bible

Ransom Center Exhibition Celebrates History and Influence of King James Bible

“The King James Bible: Its History and Influence,” an exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin, demonstrates that four centuries after its first printing, the King James Bible (1611) remains one of the most influential books in the English language.

National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Speaks in Austin for the American Civility Tour

Event: The Harry Ransom Center and University Co-op presents a Harry Ransom Lecture with National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Chairman Jim Leach, who will discuss "Civility in a Fractured Society" as part of the American Civility Tour. When: 7 p.m., Oct. 28. Doors open 30 minutes in advance. Where: Harry Ransom Center, 21st and…   » Continue Reading

Ransom Center Receives NEH Grant to Preserve Papers of Morris Ernst

Ransom Center Receives NEH Grant to Preserve Papers of Morris Ernst

The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support a two-year, $392,213 project to arrange, describe and preserve the papers of lawyer Morris Leopold Ernst (1888-1976).

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.