Topic: Archives

Ransom Center Lowers Barriers to Use of Its Collections

June 29, 2015
Joseph Conrad.

To lower barriers to use of its collections, the Harry Ransom Center has adopted an open access policy, removing the requirement for permission and use fees for a significant portion of its online collections believed to be in the public domain.  

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Acclaimed Writer Ian McEwan's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

May 15, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas  The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of writer Ian McEwan (b. 1948), one of the most distinguished novelists of his generation.

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Ransom Center Acquires Papers of Writer Barbara Probst Solomon

July 10, 2013

[caption id="attachment_40983" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Barbara Probst Solomon's press pass for The New York Review."]Barbara Probst Solomon's press pass for The New York Review.[/caption]

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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David Foster Wallace Materials Related to "The Pale King" Now Open For Research

Sept. 27, 2012

Materials related to David Foster Wallace's posthumous novel "The Pale King" (April 2011) are now open for research at the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Special Effects Pioneer Tom Smith to Speak at The University of Texas at Austin

April 17, 2012