Archive for: harry ransom center

 

Strange Days

Monday through Friday, Ralph Eugene Meatyard was an ordinary optician and family man—think coach of his son’s Little League team and president of the local...

 
 

Wandering in Wonderland

Get curiouser and curiouser with the Harry Ransom Center’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a new exhibition celebrating 150 years of Lewis Carroll’s literary...

 
 

Ransom Center Acquires Gabriel García Márquez Archive

In the 1950s, Gabriel García Márquez was a young journalist at the Bogotá newspaper El Espectador. He pulled long hours writing movie reviews, editorials,...

 
 

Scarlett Fever

It’s been 75 years since the world first fell in love with Scarlett O’Hara. To mark the occasion, a new exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center takes a behind-the-scenes...

 
 

A Look Inside Harry Houdini’s Scrapbooks

The Longhorn historians over at Not Even Past have a nifty little post up this week on magician Harry Houdini’s scrapbooks, which were made available online...

 
 

Ransom Center Acquires 21 Unpublished J. D. Salinger Letters

J.D. Salinger may have led a private life, but even a century’s time couldn’t hide the extent of his talent. UT’s world-class humanities archive, the...

 
 

Magnum in Motion

Journalism has come a long way since Magnum Photos—the first global photo cooperative to be operated by photographers—was founded in 1947. With more than 300...

 
 

Ransom Center Receives Biggest Donation Ever

UT’s Harry Ransom Center has long been an archival powerhouse that draws scholars from around the globe, with holdings including an original Gutenberg Bible...

 
 

Stumbling on a Mystery in the Ransom Center

How a happenstance discovery in the Ransom Center led one researcher down a winding literary path. This essay first appeared in the New York Times. I was in the...

 
 

My Life in the Stacks: For Your Reference

Award-winning writers in Texas have a secret weapon. The array of unexpected delights gathered within UT’s library system shouldn’t have come as a surprise...

 
 
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