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September 2014 eNews

 

 

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Ransom Center now accepting fellowship applications for 2015-2016
Enjoy exclusive membership benefits this fall
Puzzling over composite prints by Henry Peach Robinson

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July/August 2014 eNews Archive

 

 

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McSweeney's archive now open
Members-only preview party for The Making of Gone With The Wind
Annotations in early editions of The Canterbury Tales show how readers interacted with Chaucer’s text 

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June 2014 eNews archive

 

 

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Read a Q&A with Ian McEwan
Ransom Center acquies Ian McEwan archive
Dipolma: An eviction notice in Latin, according to David Foster Wallace 

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April 2014 eNews

 

 

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How a Polish poet’s manuscripts survived World War II and crossed three continents
Ransom Center exhibits Gone With The Wind materials at TCM Classic Film Festival
Take a survey about your experience in the World War I exhibition

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March 2014 eNews

 

 

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View photos from the "Love & War" photo booth
View photos from the "Love & War" opening celebration
Letters detail adventures, boredom of real-life Monuments Men

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February 2014 eNews

 

 

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Ransom Center acquires archive of poet Billy Collins
A seventeenth-century lesson in home economics
21 J. D. Salinger letters acquired

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December 2013 January 2014 eNews

 

 

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Ransom Center acquires artist Ed Ruscha's archive
Digital collections launch on Ransom Center’s website
Painting inspires famous Lewis Carroll photograph

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 November 2013 eNews

 

 

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Knopf archive documents Nobel Prize–winner Alice Munro’s early struggles with the genre of the short story
James Turrell display complements University’s new Skyspace
Flying Longhorns host World War I-themed trip to Europe

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 October 2013 eNews

 

 

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Magnum Photos collection donated to the Ransom Center
Book annotations document scuffle between Ernest Hemingway and Max Eastman
View photos from the Ransom Center's open house

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September 2013 eNews

 

 

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Ransom Center acquires McSweeney's archive
Ransom Center now accepting fellowship applications for 2014-2015
Unpacking the McSweeney's archive

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July/August 2013 eNews

 

 

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Peter Orlovsky archive acquired by the Ransom Center
Conservation team brings large map to larger audience
View photos from the baseball card photo booth from the "All-Star Evening" exhibition opening

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 June 2013 eNews

 

 

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Digitization project makes enormous map available online
Mark Twain letter has close geographical tie to The University of Texas at Austin
Ransom Center awards more than 65 research fellowships

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May 2013 eNews

 

 

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University appoints Stephen Enniss as new director of the Ransom Center
Sherlock Holmes's Infinite Case-book 
“Write for readers like yourself": Notebooks reveal James Salter’s creative process

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April 2013 eNews

 

 

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J. M. Coetzee papers open for research
The Greenwich Village Bookshop Door: A Portal to Bohemia, 1920-1925 web exhibition
J. M. Coetzee’s association with The University of Texas at Austin

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 March 2013 eNews

 

 

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Researching Austen in Austin
View photo booth images from "Face to Face"
Explore the First Photograph and the Gutenberg Bible online

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February 2013 eNews

 

 

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Sara Coleridge's Pretty Lessons in Verse: Nineteenth-Century Flash Cards
On the Road actors used audio recordings from Ransom Center’s collections to prepare for roles
Ransom Center offers summer undergraduate internships 

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English Honors seminar course on David Foster Wallace gives undergraduates a look into Wallace’s archive
Fellowship applications due February 1
Purchase Norman Bel Geddes merchandise

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Conservation work completed on Gone With The Wind dresses
Seven costumes from Ransom Center on display at Victoria and Albert Museum
Xeriscaped plaza helps conserve water

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Penguin Books and the Paperback Revolution
View photos from "FutureLand"
Ransom Center accepting applications for research fellowships in the humanities

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 September 2012 eNews

 

 

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From the Outside In: A Visitor's Guide to the Windows
Foundations of modern cartography now online
First Photograph travels to Euroep for first time in more than 50 years

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 July August 2012 eNews

 

 

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Salvador Dalí’s rendition of a Lewis Carroll classic at the Ransom Center
Ransom Center names chief curator of photography
Join or renew your membership for complimentary tickets to “FutureLand”

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June 2012 eNews

 

 

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 The Adventure of the Immortal Detective: Discovering Sherlock Holmes in the Archives
More than 50 fellowships provide opportunity to research at Ransom Center
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: A children’s classic lives on through many editions and sequels

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View May 2012 eNews

 

 

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T. C. Boyle writes about visiting the Ransom Center in The New Yorker
Los Angeles Times highlights T. C. Boyle archive at the Ransom Center
Papers of lawyer and civil liberties advocate Morris L. Ernst re-open for research

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April 2012 eNews

 

 

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Ransom Center acquires T. C. Boyle archive
There really is “Something About Arthur”: A peek into Charlotte Brontë’s childhood
Special effects pioneer Tom Smith donates archive

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 March 2012 eNews

 

 

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Test your knowledge of King James Bible quotes
The Atlantic Magazine profiles the Ransom Center
From buildings to books to tattoos: The language of the King James Bible

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 February 2012 eNews

 

 

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Occupy Wall Street 1939 AD
Registration open for The David Foster Wallace Symposium
Ransom Center acquires two portraits of Spalding Gray

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 December 2011 January 2012 eNews

 

 

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Ransom Center acquires contemporary tintype collection
Encouraging Discovery: A Video Introduction to the Harry Ransom Center
Two sorority sisters from Texas inspire Graham Greene to establish Anglo-Texan Society

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 November 2011 eNews

 

 

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Nobel Prize-winning writer J. M. Coetzee's archive acquired
A glimpse into J. M. Coetzee's bound drafts: Life & Times of Michael K
Fleur Cowles archive donated to the Ransom Center

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 October 2011 eNews

 

 

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Photographer Elliott Erwitt’s archive to be housed at the Ransom Center
View photographs from “Uncensored” event
Author busts keep watch over scholars in the Reading Room

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 September 2011 eNews

 

 

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Follow the progress of the conservation of the Gone With The Wind dresses
Archive of Rebel Without a Cause director acquired by the Ransom Center
Ransom Center now accepting applications for research fellowships

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 View June 2011 eNews

 

 

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Q&A: Playwright Tony Kushner speaks to the Ransom Center about the influence of Tennessee Williams
Ransom Center announces 2011-2012 fellowship recipients
In video, Director Thomas F. Staley stresses importance of humanities

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Preview archival materials from David Foster Wallace's posthumous novel The Pale King
Ransom Center receives collection of miniature books
View photographs from Director’s Welcome and Member Open House

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 April 2011 eNews

 

 

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Series of events celebrate 35th anniversary of All the President's Men
What's in your desk?
Bust documents creative process for sculpture of W. E. B. Dubois

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 March 2011 eNews

 

 

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Jorge Luis Borges muses on his desert island book selections
View photographs from "Wild at Heart" opening event

Digital collection highlights photos taken in Corpus Christi, Texas, during Great Depression

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 February 2011 eNews

 

 

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Plate painted by Picasso donated by photojournalist David Douglas Duncan
Staley to remain director of the Harry Ransom Center
Primp My Book: A brief history of the customized reading experience

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December 2010 January 2011 eNews

 

 

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Work on Gone With The Wind dresses begins with study of stitching and construction
Ransom Center acquires Spalding Gray archive
"The Proper Binge": Julia Child in the Ransom Center's archives

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November 2010 eNews

 

 

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Elaborate embroidered Bible tells many stories
Video of David Foster Wallace event now available online
Updated version of Guide to the Collections now available online

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October 2010 eNews

 

 

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View photos from "A Picture Perfect Evening" event
David Foster Wallace archive opens for research
Ransom Center now accepting applications for 2011-2012 fellowships

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View September 2010 eNews

 

 

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Denis Johnson papers acquired by Ransom Center
"Gone With The Wind" fans donate $30,000 to preserve original film costumes
"Sometimes you have to think outside the box": The Ransom Center's preservation lab

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View July/August 2010 eNews

 

 

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Magnum Photos collection now open
View finding aid for Magnum Photos collection
European popular imagery collection now accessible online

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 June 2010 eNews

 

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Book of Hours, Part II
Web exhibition explores B. J. Simmons & Co. costume designs
 
Medieval and early modern manuscripts collection now accessible online

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 May 2010 eNews

 

 

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A small gem of negativity: The decline postcard
Ransom Center director announces plans to retire
Book of Hours, Part I

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 April 2010 eNews

 

 

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Ransom Center acquires David Foster Wallace archive
Before and After: Conservation department repairs a poster from Houdini collection

Wall Street Journal profiles Ransom Center

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 View March 2010 eNews

 

 

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View photos from the red carpet premiere of Making Movies
Learn more about J. D. Salinger materials at the Ransom Center
Insider's Perspective: John Cage Uncaged

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 View February 2010 eNews

 

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Magnum Archive Collection comes to the Ransom Center
A student's survey of the Bieber collection
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis letters donated to the Ransom Center

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 Read December '09/January '10 eNews

 

 

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"Beginner's Guide to Existentialism"
Become a member to attend Making Movies opening event
"Charles Darwin and Sir John Herschel: The Fossil Record of a Relationship
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 Novemer 2009 eNews

 

 

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View and download PDFs of all Reading Poe posters
New information unearthed on Victorian "blood book"
Inside the London Review of Books collection

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 View October 2009 eNews

 

 

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Who's reading Poe?
View trailers for the Poe Film Series
Jose Guadalupe Posada: Printmaker to the Mexican People

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 September 2009 eNews

 

 

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From Out That Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe
View the Ransom Center's new blog, Cultural Compass
"No Symbol Where None Intended": Samuel Beckett's Doodles
Ransom Center now accepting 2010-11 fellowship applications

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 July/August 2009 eNews

 

 

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The Curse of the "Great Omar"
Ransom Center receives Big Read grant
Props for Robert De Niro's props

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June 2009 eNews

 

 

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View video documentary "A World of Interest: Frida Kahlo's Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird"
View list of 2009-10 research fellows and their topics
Frida Kahlo's Diego y Yo

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View May 2009 eNews

 

   

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Robert De Niro collection now open for research
The Write Tool
View audio slideshow about Robert De Niro collection on CNN.com

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  April 2009 eNews

 

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Web exhibition highlights work of Sanora Babb
Ransom Center acquires collection of African, African-American, and Native-American literature
Read Fritz Henle’s 1989 article “Paris 1938: A Story in Pictures for LIFE Magazine.”

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 View March 2009 eNews

 

 

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The story behind Aaron Copland's "Lincoln Portrait"
Fritz Henle materials on display at Austin airport
Learn more about Fritz Henle: In Search of Beauty

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 February 2009 eNews

 

 

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The mystery of the Victorian Blood Book
Literary honors for Ransom Center authors
Join the Ransom Center on Facebook

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 December 2008/January 2009 eNews

 

 

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View Flickr photos from 2008 Flair Symposium
Learn more about research fellowships
Ransom Center acquires new collection of Ezra Pound materials

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 November 2008 eNews

 

 

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The '68 conventions through Norman Mailer's eyes
2008 Flair Symposium
Join the Ransom Center on Facebook

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 October 2008 eNews

 

 

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Art installation features period from Beckett manuscript
Learn more about research fellowships at the Ransom Center
Visit the Ransom Center's new YouTube channel

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 September 2008 eNews

 

 

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Become a fan of the Ransom Center on Facebook
Listen to Sebastian Barry and Alan Furst read from their new novels
Watch a video preview of The Mystique of the Archive

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July/August 2008 eNews

 

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Tennessee Williams correspondence acquired
Center acquires John Steinbeck letters
A Window of Art

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June 2008 eNews

 

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View list of 2008-09 fellowship recipients
Learn more about Inside El Salvador exhibition
View video slideshow about Inside El Salvador

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May 2008 eNews

 

 

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Watch Video of The Mike Wallace Interview
View photos from the scroll party
Learn more about the Bebop Revolution

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 April 2008 eNews

 

 

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View books recommended by Director Thomas F. Staley
Listen to a podcast with "Scrollmaster" Jim Canary
View slideshow from Through the Lens Clearly: Icons and Images

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 March 2008 eNews

 

 

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View slideshow from Beat Love Poems event
Learn more about On the Road scroll manuscript
Where in the world is Frida Kahlo?

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 February 2008 eNews

 

 

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View slideshow of Elizabeth Hardwick items
Learn more about On the Road with the Beats
View Ransom Center's new website

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 December 2007/January 2008 eNews

 

 

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View photos from the Texas Book Festival
Anatomy of an Archive
View photos from the Dress Up photo booth

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November 2007 eNews

 

 

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Tony Kushner visits the Ransom Center
The Ransom Center in Literature
Apply for a fellowship at the Ransom Center

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October 2007 eNews

 

 

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View photos from the Dress Up photo booth
Texas House of Representatives investigates purchase of "obscene" books
Ransom Center images examined in New York Times

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September 2007 eNews

 

 

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Ransom Center acquires new Graham Greene materials
Dress Up: Portrait and Performance in Victorian Photography
Journey of an Archive: Accessioning, Archiving, and Cataloging

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Read August 2007 eNews

 

 

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The Hip and the Square
Ransom Center announces interns for the 2007-08 academic year
Grant funds cataloging of New York Journal-American collection

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July 2007 eNews

 

 

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Contents of a Country: Leicester Hemingway's New Atlantis
New photos from gala added to gallery
Ransom Center receives design awards

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June 2007 eNews

 

 

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Ransom Center announces 2007-08 fellowship recipients
Georgia high school student taps Ransom Center for Ezra Pound project
Author Q&A: James Salter

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May 2007 eNews

 

 

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Robert De Niro visits Ransom Center
Ransom Center acquires David Mamet archive
View photos from Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein's visit to the Ransom Center

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April 2007 eNews

 

 

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Interrogation of a Spy Novelist: Inside Alan Furst's Papers
View photos from the American '20s Music Series
Affaire Dreyfus: Ideology in Postcards

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February 2007 eNews

 

 

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Journey of an Archive: Bugs, Mold, and Conservation
The American Twenties exhibition
Teaching the American Twenties website launches for educators

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January 2007 eNews  

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Curator's Pick: Binh Danh's "Chlorophyll Prints"
Ransom Center hosts panel "The Legacy of Watergate: Why It Still Matters"
Ransom Center celebrates 50th anniversary

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