Topic: Archive

Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel García Márquez's Archive Acquired by The University of Texas at Austin's Harry Ransom Center

Nov. 24, 2014

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez (19272014).

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Acclaimed Writer Ian McEwan to Read from New Novel "The Children Act"

Aug. 25, 2014

The Harry Ransom Center and the Michener Center for Writers present novelist Ian McEwan to mark the Ransom Center's acquisition of McEwan's archive. McEwan's first American reading from his new novel "The Children Act" will be followed by a reception and book signing.

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The Work of Art: Glimpse Creativity in the Making

Nov. 13, 2013
The Work of Art: Glimpse Creativity in the Making

The Ransom Center's newly acquired Ed Ruscha archive reveals the creative process of one of the most influential artists working today. See his sketches, snapshots and journals.

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Novelist, Poet and Essayist Julia Alvarez's Archive Acquired by Ransom Center

Aug. 28, 2013

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of acclaimed novelist, poet and essayist Julia Alvarez (b. 1950).

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Alvarez's extensive archive consists of manuscripts, correspondence, journals and professional files.

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Benson Collection to Archive StoryCorps Latino Oral History Interviews

Nov. 1, 2012

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is partnering with oral history nonprofit organization StoryCorps to archive its immense collection of audio interviews with Latino subjects. The Benson Collection part of the University of Texas Libraries at The University of Texas at Austin will serve as the research repository for more than 2,000 audio recordings that capture the experiences of Latinos in the United States as part of the StoryCorps Historias initiative.

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