Topic: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Newly Cataloged Collection of Science Materials Now Open for Research

Feb. 28, 2012

A collection of science materials from the family of Sir John F. W. Herschel (17921871) is now open for research after a $10,000 grant enabled staffers to rehouse the collection and to create an online inventory.

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Ransom Center's Exhibition Celebrates Bicentennial of Edgar Allan Poe

Dec. 19, 2008

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, is commemorating the 2009 bicentennial of Edgar Allan Poe, American poet, critic and inventor of the detective story, with the exhibition "From Out That Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe."

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"The Persian Sensation: The 'Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám' in the West" Explores Popularity of Poem's Translation

Dec. 19, 2008

The Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "The Persian Sensation: The 'Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám' in the West" explores how a translation of a Persian poem went from obscurity to celebrity in British and American culture.

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2008 Flair Symposium Webcast: "Creating a Usable Past: Writers, Archives and Institutions"

Nov. 6, 2008

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, will webcast the Fleur Cowles Flair Symposium, "Creating a Usable Past: Writers, Archives and Institutions," from Nov. 13 to 15.

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Harry Ransom Center Hosts Public Programs During October

Sept. 25, 2008

Event: The Harry Ransom Center hosts free public programs

When: Various dates throughout October

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