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Theatres of War
World War I film series complements Ransom Center exhibit
"...a whole lot of stories to be told. The Ransom Center commemorates this somber anniversary with its current exhibition,..."

May 30, 2014 Screens Feature by Marjorie Baumgarten

A Poet's Paper Trail
Billy Collins' archives acquired in advance of Austin appearance
"...week's major announcement that the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center has acquired the popular poet’s archive...."

Jan. 21, 2014 Books Post by Amy Smith

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

Sept. 11, 2009 Books Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

The Hidden Room Theatre Is Working With a Presidential Assassin
Aside from that, Mrs. Lincoln, we reckon you’ll really enjoy the show
"...a sort of transtemporal collaboration, of course, and the Ransom Center’s Eric Colleary is partly to blame...."

June 12, 2018 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

"Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions"
An image of New Orleans taken by Doug Rickard is emblematic of the quality in this exhibition at UT's Ransom Center
"...seen is one currently on display at the Harry Ransom Center as part of its "Look Inside: New Photography..."

March 25, 2016 Arts Review by Sam Anderson-Ramos

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, has..."

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: The..."

Dec. 12, 2003 Arts Feature by Katherine Catmull

HRC Director Tom Staley to Retire in 2011
Stepping down after 22 years turning center into a world-class institution
"...Big news from the Harry Ransom Center: Long-time director and major player in the archive..."

April 26, 2010 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

The Making of Gone With the Wind
The Ransom Center's epic retelling of how this epic motion picture came to be
"...As the repository of Selznick's archives, the Harry Ransom Center has what must be the greatest treasure trove..."

Sept. 5, 2014 Screens Feature by Robert Faires

Photos as Objects of Art and History
Magnum Photos collection gets read in new book
"...Magnum Photos collection that now resides at the Harry Ransom Center is a beast. The new book Reading Magnum..."

Nov. 26, 2013 Arts Post by Rod Machen

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'
"...a permanent home at the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center. Acquired in 2006 and ranging from early head..."

Feb. 5, 2010 Screens Feature by Kimberley Jones

Peter O'Toole Archives Land at HRC
Peter O'Toole archives acquired by UT's Harry Ransom Center
"...The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas has added to..."

April 22, 2017 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

Pulling Back the Curtain
Ransom Center acquires T.C. Boyle's archives
"...and what is made concrete in print. The Harry Ransom Center's latest acquisition, T.C. Boyle's papers, promises to pull..."

March 9, 2012 Books 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

Pretty for Posterity
The HRC seeks donations to restore Gone With the Wind costumes
"...We've already told you all about the Harry Ransom Center's impressive holdings. But nothing – and especially not..."

Aug. 10, 2010 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

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

Feb. 16, 2010 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

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

Dec. 28, 2007 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

The Remains of the Papers
Ransom Center adds Kazuo Ishiguro archive to its holdings
"...The Harry Ransom Center's already substantial holdings of British authors just took..."

Aug. 25, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

A #MeToo Measure for Measure?
Austin Shakespeare gives a peek at a modern Measure Saturday
"...and it's sharing it publicly on Saturday at the Ransom Center...."

Dec. 6, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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

April 15, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

J.M. Coetzee Comes Back to TX
Harry Ransom Center acquires Nobel Prize winner's archives
"...The Harry Ransom Center announced today its acquisition of the archive of..."

Oct. 10, 2011 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Squaring the Triangle
HRC pop-up exhibit recaps photojournalistic tour of Texas
"...of Texas, and on Saturday they partied. The Harry Ransom Center hosted a pop-up show of the pair’s Texas..."

Dec. 12, 2013 Arts Post by Rod Machen

Don DeLillo Is Coming to Austin
Esteemed author reads at UT's Homer Rainey Hall
"...The Harry Ransom Center welcomes a special guest to campus this week:..."

July 24, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

Luv Doc Recommends: 'Joe Ely's Bonfire of the Roadmaps'
Harry Ransom Center, Thursday, March 22, 2007
"...want some rock-&-roll cred, schedule a trip to the Ransom Center this weekend for "Joe Ely's Bonfire of the..."

March 23, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

Closed Shutter
The Austin Center of Photography comes to an F stop
"...After five years, the Austin Center for Photography is closing up shop. Citing economic conditions..."

March 19, 2014 Arts Post by Rod Machen

In Memoriam: Jo Anne Christian
Arts patron, leading force in building Long Center has died
"...a crusader in the campaign to build the Long Center and a passionate patron and advocate for many cultural..."

Nov. 14, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

UT's new Visual Arts Center connects its art department with the world
"...what's immediately striking about the building's new Visual Arts Center – built from the bones of the old University..."

Sept. 24, 2010 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Making Gestures
"'You can have my husband but please don't you mess with my man' is my kind of cheek," visiting Michener Center poet Heather McHugh says in an interview with Chronicle writer Lissa Richardson. "And cheek's my favorite part of a Texas anatomy."
"...who has been a Visiting Writer at UT's Michener Center this spring...."

May 4, 2001 Books Feature by Lissa Richardson

Gabriel Mascaro Finds Lyricism in Wind-Blown Corners
Brazil Center and the UT’s Latin American Filmmakers Series
"...Department of Spanish and Portuguese and the LLILAS Brazil Center at screenings of two of his films, tonight and..."

Nov. 10, 2014 Screens Post by Marjorie Baumgarten

T.C. Boyle Reads at UT
The prolific author speaks tomorrow night on campus
"...archives picked up by the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center, T.C. Boyle will himself be on campus tomorrow..."

March 20, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

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