Topic: Correspondence

The art of the letter

Aug. 17, 2011
The art of the letter

A letter's illustrations can be revealing. The Harry Ransom Center shares how letterheads, sketches and stamps speak volumes about letter writers.

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Ransom Center Acquires 77 John Steinbeck Letters

May 14, 2008

The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin has acquired 77 letters from John Steinbeck to Henry S. White, recording a regular correspondence between two business associates and close friends.

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Harry Ransom Center Acquires Two Unpublished Letters by Tennessee Williams

May 14, 2008

The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin has acquired two unpublished letters written by playwright Tennessee Williams to his friend and former intimate Pancho Rodriguez Gonzalez, who inspired the character of Stanley Kowalski in "A Streetcar Named Desire"

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Norman Mailer Papers Open to Researchers, Students and Public on Jan. 3

Dec. 18, 2007

The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin opens the “Norman Mailer Papers,” more than 1,000 boxes of materials, to researchers, students and the public on Thursday, Jan. 3.

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