Topic: David Mamet

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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"Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-first Century" Highlights Archives Acquired by Ransom Center Since 2000

Dec. 14, 2010

The Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-first Century" showcases major literary and cultural archives acquired by the center since 2000.

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Ransom Center Director Staley Announces Retirement Plans

April 26, 2010

Thomas F. Staley, director of the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin for the last 22 years, announced today his decision to retire on Aug. 31, 2011.

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Papers of Playwright, Writer and Director David Mamet Now Open for Research

March 4, 2010

The papers of David Mamet, author of more than 50 plays and 25 screenplays that have earned him a Pulitzer Prize, Oscar nominations and a Tony Award, are now open at the Harry Ransom Center. A finding aid for the collection can be accessed at http://budurl.com/mametpapers.

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Harry Ransom Center Presents the Harry Ransom Lectures

Jan. 12, 2009

Event: The Harry Ransom Center presents playwright and filmmaker David Mamet, artist Ed Ruscha, British novelist Barry Unsworth and writer Azar Nafisi for the inaugural Harry Ransom Lectures in spring 2009.

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