Topic: Manuscripts

Acclaimed Writer Ian McEwan's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

May 15, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas  The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of writer Ian McEwan (b. 1948), one of the most distinguished novelists of his generation.

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Ransom Center Acquires Papers of Writer Barbara Probst Solomon

July 10, 2013

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The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of Barbara Probst Solomon, a prolific writer and chronicler of 20th- and 21st-century culture. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, published books, first drafts, interviews, documentaries and photographs.

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More Than 65 Research Fellowships Awarded by the Harry Ransom Center

May 15, 2013

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The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has awarded more than 65 research fellowships for 2013-14.

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David Foster Wallace Materials Related to "The Pale King" Now Open For Research

Sept. 27, 2012

Materials related to David Foster Wallace's posthumous novel "The Pale King" (April 2011) are now open for research at the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Exhibition Celebrates Centennial of American Playwright Tennessee Williams

Dec. 14, 2010

The Harry Ransom Center celebrates the 100th anniversary of American playwright Tennessee Williams' birth with the exhibition "Becoming Tennessee Williams." The exhibition runs from Feb. 1 to July 31 at the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.

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