Topic: Civil liberties

Papers of Lawyer and Civil Liberties Advocate Morris L. Ernst Now Cataloged

April 12, 2012

The papers of lawyer Morris Leopold Ernst (18881976) are now cataloged and open for research at the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities supported a two-year, $392,213 project to arrange, describe and preserve the collection, and an online inventory is now available.

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Ransom Center Exhibition Explores Forces Behind Censorship in United States Between Two World Wars

July 13, 2011

"Banned, Burned, Seized, and Censored," an exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, reveals the rarely seen "machinery" of censorship in the United States between the two world wars.

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