Topic: Norman Mailer

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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Exhibition Showcases Literature About Baseball, Boxing, Football and Other Sports

June 14, 2013

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"Literature and Sport," an exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, showcases the literature of sport through fiction, essays, poetry and plays. The exhibition runs from June 11 to Aug. 4, 2013, at the Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Ransom Center Exhibition Celebrates History and Influence of King James Bible

Jan. 4, 2012

"The King James Bible: Its History and Influence," an exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin, demonstrates that four centuries after its first printing, the King James Bible (1611) remains one of the most influential books in the English language.

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Commentary Magazine Archive Donated to Ransom Center

Sept. 20, 2011

Commentary magazine has donated its archive to the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.

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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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