Topic: Literature

Exhibition Brings to Life "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"

Oct. 23, 2014

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the exhibition "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" to mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's classic work. The exhibition runs from Feb. 10 through July 6, 2015.

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Sherlock Holmes is Alive and Well!

Jan. 14, 2014
Sherlock Holmes is Alive and Well!

Obsessed with the enigmatic detective? You're not alone. Explore the Ransom Center's extensive collection of vintage Sherlockania, including original manuscripts and Arthur Conan Doyle's personal effects.

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Exhibition Explores the First World War Through Letters, Poems, Diaries and Fiction

Dec. 18, 2013

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AUSTIN, Texas  In conjunction with the centenary of the start of the First World War, the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the exhibition "The World at War, 19141918." The exhibition runs from Feb. 11 through Aug. 3.

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Artist Ed Ruscha's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Nov. 13, 2013

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AUSTIN, Texas  The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of artist Edward Ruscha (b. 1937).

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Ransom Center Launches Online Digital Image Collection

Nov. 11, 2013

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AUSTIN, Texas  The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has launched a new platform of freely available digitized images of collection materials on its website.

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