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Ransom Center Acquires Papers of Writer Barbara Probst Solomon

Ransom Center Acquires Papers of Writer Barbara Probst Solomon

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of Barbara Probst Solomon, a prolific writer and chronicler of 20th- and 21st-century culture. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, published books, first drafts, interviews, documentaries and photographs.

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.

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.

Commentary Magazine Archive Donated to Ransom Center

Commentary Magazine Archive Donated to Ransom Center

Commentary magazine has donated its archive to the Harry 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.

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.

Author Jayne Anne Phillips’s Papers Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Author Jayne Anne Phillips’s Papers 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 papers of American novelist Jayne Anne Phillips.

More than 50 Research Fellowships Awarded by the Harry Ransom Center

More than 50 Research Fellowships Awarded by the Harry Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has awarded more than 50 research fellowships for 2009-10. These fellowships support research projects in the humanities that require substantial use of the Center's collections of manuscripts, rare books, film, photography, art and performing arts materials.

Norman Mailer Papers Open to Researchers, Students and Public on Jan. 3

Norman Mailer Papers Open to Researchers, Students and Public on Jan. 3

The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin opens the “Norman Mailer Papers,” more than 1,000 boxes of materials, to researchers, students and the public on Thursday, Jan. 3.