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Ransom Center Launches Online Digital Image Collection

Ransom Center Launches Online Digital Image Collection

AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has launched a new platform of freely available digitized images of collection materials on its website.

More Than 65 Research Fellowships Awarded by the Harry Ransom Center

More Than 65 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 65 research fellowships for 2013-14.

Costume Designer Susan Mickey Wins Joseph Jefferson Award

Department of Theatre and Dance Professor Susan E. Mickey received the 2011 Joseph Jefferson Award this week for her costume design for the Chicago Shakespeare Theater's production of "The Madness of George III."

“The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” Collection Donated to Ransom Center

“The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” Collection Donated to Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired a collection of materials from husband-wife duo actress Carlin Glynn and writer and director Peter Masterson relating to their careers and their work on the original Broadway production and film of "The Best Little Whorehouse in…   » Continue Reading

Playwright Spalding Gray’s Archive Acquired By Harry Ransom Center

Playwright Spalding Gray’s 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 and actor Spalding Gray (1941-2004).

Web Exhibition Explores Costume Designs for Stage and Screen from B. J. Simmons & Co.

Web Exhibition Explores Costume Designs for Stage and Screen from B. J. Simmons & Co.

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, introduces the Web exhibition "A Tonic to the Imagination: Costume Designs for Stage and Screen by B. J. Simmons & Co.," which highlights the work of the British theatrical costumier company from 1889 to 1959. Founded in 1857,…   » Continue Reading

Dempster Named College of Fine Arts Dean at The University of Texas at Austin

Dempster Named College of Fine Arts Dean at The University of Texas at Austin

Douglas Dempster, acting interim dean of the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin since fall 2006 and senior associate dean of the college since 2001, has been appointed dean of the college.