Topic: Acquisitions

Ransom Center Acquires 21 J.D. Salinger Letters

Jan. 13, 2014

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired 21 previously unrecorded and unpublished letters by author J.D. Salinger. The letters are accessible as part of the Ransom Center's existing Salinger collection, which includes published and unpublished manuscripts, galleys, page proofs and correspondence.

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Artist Ed Ruscha's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Nov. 13, 2013

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AUSTIN, Texas  The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of artist Edward Ruscha (b. 1937).

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Ransom Center Acquires Papers of Writer Barbara Probst Solomon

July 10, 2013

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The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of Barbara Probst Solomon, a prolific writer and chronicler of 20th- and 21st-century culture. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, published books, first drafts, interviews, documentaries and photographs.

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Playwright Spalding Gray's Archive Acquired By Harry Ransom Center

Nov. 9, 2010

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of writer and actor Spalding Gray (1941-2004).

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Author Andre Dubus's Papers Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Jan. 27, 2010

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the papers of American writer Andre Dubus (1936-1999). Dubus was widely considered a master of the short story. His story collections include "Separate Flights" (1975), "Adultry and Other Choices" (1977), "Finding a Girl in America" (1980), "We Don't Live Here Anymore" (1984) and "Dancing After Hours: Stories" (1996), among others.

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