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Harry Ransom Center: They f**king scored the f**king Mamet papers
UT's Ransom Center – which has long held to the motto, 'Always be closing' – has acquired the archives of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, and director David Mamet
"...The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center – which has long held..."

April 20, 2007 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Harry Ransom Center
The papers of director Peter Masterson and actor Carlin Glynn land at the HRC
"...original Miss Mona, have chosen the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center to house their collected documents relating to..."

Aug. 12, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Harry Ransom Center Honors 'All the President's Men'
"...The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas, which holds..."

April 15, 2011 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Harry Ransom Center to Showcase Mamet
Winter lecture series includes David Mamet and Azar Nafisi
"...The invaluable Harry Ransom Center just released its slate of winter guest..."

Jan. 12, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Harry Ransom Center + David Foster Wallace = <3 4EVER
UT's Harry Ransom Center acquires Infinite Jest author's archive
"...of Texas' heady body of archived culture – the Ransom Center, yes – has glommed onto most everything that..."

March 9, 2010 Books Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Changing of the Guard at the Ransom Center
Stephen Enniss steps up to take Thomas Staley's post
"...quarter of a century at the helm of the Harry Ransom Center, Thomas F. Staley is stepping down on..."

April 8, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

The Ransom Center's Hidden Riches
The UT History department continues their "welcome back" festivities.
"...public a look into the resources available at the Harry Ransom Center. “The Ransom Center represents the most important..."

Feb. 4, 2008 News Post by Matt Martinez

Ransom Center Lands Ondaatje Archive
Author of The English Patient sends papers to UT
"...The Harry Ransom Center has scored another literary coup: the archive..."

Sept. 26, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Game On: Sports Films Hit the Ransom Center
Series pairs with 'Literature in Sport' exhibit
"...The Harry Ransom Center is batting a thousand with its upcoming..."

June 17, 2013 Screens Post by Russ Espinoza

The Road to Ransom Center
HRC acquires T.C. Boyle's papers
"...The Harry Ransom Center announced today that it had acquired the..."

March 7, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Harry Ransom Heads to a Galaxy Far, Far Away
HRC brings former ILM head Thomas G. Smith to Austin
"...The Harry Ransom Center has made some major cinematic acquisitions, but..."

April 9, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Ransom Center's "Vaudeville!"
This exhibition reveals how the history of that entertainment form is really the history of the U.S.
"...view through July 15 at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center, is your chance to learn how this..."

June 8, 2018 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"Shakespeare in Print and Performance" at the Ransom Center
This exhibition celebrates the Bard with rare artifacts from the Ransom Center's holdings
"...the dramatist now than usual. The University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center is among them, using the occasion to..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Review by Robert Faires

Ransom Center
All 210,000 prints from the Magnum Photos archive are available for public study
"...started salivating in February when the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center announced that it would be the new..."

June 25, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"Ed Ruscha: Archaeology and Romance" at the Ransom Center
This evocative excavation into the artist's process of creating art and making books reveals the work of art is the completed book itself
"...art book Twentysix Gasoline Stations, Ed Ruscha chose the Harry Ransom Center as the home for his personal archives,..."

Oct. 19, 2018 Arts Review by Melany Jean

Ransom Center
UT acquires the archives of celebrated monologist Spalding Gray
"...newly acquired by the University of Texas at Austin's Harry Ransom Center. The collection's 90-plus performance notebooks reveal numerous..."

Nov. 19, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

"Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World" at the Ransom Center
This survey shows how the photographer captured the culture of his time in ways both compelling and frightening
"...study in narrative, popular culture, and American propaganda, the Ransom Center's "Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World" is a..."

Sept. 30, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

In Perfect Alignment: The Ransom Center Beat Holdings
"...the LBJ Library and Museum as part of the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center's "From Gutenberg to Gone With..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

Open House at the Austin Book Arts Center
The city’s epicenter of old-school book tech invites you to visit!
"...should be warned, citizen, that the Austin Book Arts Center is a hotbed of disruptive technology...."

Sept. 10, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Another Shadow-Day Knight
The Harry Ransom Center uncasks the curious life and works of Edgar Allan Poe
"...objects, a collaborative presentation from the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center and the University of Virginia, is centered..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Books Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Why Archive?
The Harry Ransom Center explores its own raison d'être in a new exhibit
"...It's brilliantly meta: The Harry Ransom Center, one of the world's great cultural archives,..."

Sept. 5, 2008 Books Feature by Katherine Catmull

The Whole Universe Rocks
The Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "Make It New" explores how modernism changed everything.
"...The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center's fascinating exhibition "Make It New:..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

History in the Making
A new exhibit at the Harry Ransom Center proves that no job is too small when it comes to 'Making Movies'
"...has a permanent home at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center. Acquired in 2006 and ranging from early..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Beat Goes On
Harry Ransom Center hosts the Kerouac scroll
"...As curators in the Ransom Center Galleries unrolled the yellowing 120-foot manuscript, cameras popped..."

March 14, 2008 Books Feature by Katherine Catmull

The Last Word
The Harry Ransom Center opens Norman Mailer's archives
"...his stead, he left a voluminous archive that the Harry Ransom Center acquired in 2005 for $2.5 million (a..."

Dec. 28, 2007 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

A Perfect Day for Talking About Bananafish
Austin's hip lit gathers to pay tribute to J.D. Salinger
"...should come as no surprise that included in the Harry Ransom Center's holdings is some of J.D. Salinger's unpublished..."

Feb. 16, 2010 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

The Industry of Light and Magic
Fx guru and key 'Star Wars' figure Tom Smith to HRC
"...Light and Magic boss Tom Smith's personal archive, the Harry Ransom Center pulled a major coup: But by inviting..."

April 15, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Let There Be Light
After a $14 million facelift, UT's Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center is letting the light in, literally, through new windows across the front of the structure, and philosophically, through a new mission to give the public more opportunities to see and enjoy its astonishing accumulation of cultural treasures.
"...The new front corners of the Ransom Center exterior are impressive enough for what they are...."

May 16, 2003 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Wide-Angle Lens
The Ransom Center captures photography's history with striking breadth and focus
"...the city from developing into one of the major centers for the study of photography on the planet. With..."

Oct. 1, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Full Arthur Miller Archive Lands at UT
Ransom Center acquires complete papers by The Crucible author
"...called him, will reside at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center...."

Jan. 12, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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