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Prestigious Award Recipients Honored at The University of Texas at Austin

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, philanthropists Joe and Teresa Long, university Senior Vice President Shirley Bird Perry and Ransom Center Director Tom Staley received Presidential Citations, among the most prestigious honors the university awards, on Friday, Feb. 25, at a dinner hosted by the university's president, William Powers Jr.

The University of Texas at Austin Announces Recipients of Presidential Citation Award

The University of Texas at Austin Announces Recipients of Presidential Citation Award

The University of Texas at Austin has selected U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, philanthropists Joe and Teresa Long, university Senior Vice President Shirley Bird Perry and Ransom Center Director Tom Staley to receive the prestigious Presidential Citation for 2010.

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.

Collection of Ezra Pound Materials Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Collection of Ezra Pound Materials Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

A major collection of Ezra Pound, materials from Marcella Spann Booth, one of Pound's close friends and collaborators late in his life, has been acquired by the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.

Ransom Center’s “The Mystique of the Archive” Explores Archives and Culture Surrounding Archives

Ransom Center’s “The Mystique of the Archive” Explores Archives and Culture Surrounding Archives

The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center's exhibition "The Mystique of the Archive" takes a comprehensive look at archives themselves, the archival process and the culture surrounding archives.