Topic: Library of Congress

Ransom Center Acquires 21 J.D. Salinger Letters

Jan. 13, 2014

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired 21 previously unrecorded and unpublished letters by author J.D. Salinger. The letters are accessible as part of the Ransom Center's existing Salinger collection, which includes published and unpublished manuscripts, galleys, page proofs and correspondence.

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Benson Collection to Archive StoryCorps Latino Oral History Interviews

Nov. 1, 2012

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection is partnering with oral history nonprofit organization StoryCorps to archive its immense collection of audio interviews with Latino subjects. The Benson Collection part of the University of Texas Libraries at The University of Texas at Austin will serve as the research repository for more than 2,000 audio recordings that capture the experiences of Latinos in the United States as part of the StoryCorps Historias initiative.

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June 29, 2012
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Centennial of Battle Hall Features Celebration and Exhibit

Nov. 7, 2011

Event: The Centennial Celebration for historic Battle Hall on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin. The event is free and open to the public.

When: 5-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11.

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Libraries Complete Fire Maps Scanning Project

Feb. 8, 2011

The University of Texas Libraries have completed a three-and-one half-year scanning project to make the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Texas and Mexico (1877-1922) available online.

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