Topic: Performing arts

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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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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Costume Designer Susan Mickey Wins Joseph Jefferson Award

Nov. 10, 2011

Department of Theatre and Dance Professor Susan E. Mickey received the 2011 Joseph Jefferson Award this week for her costume design for the Chicago Shakespeare Theater's production of "The Madness of George III."

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"The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" Collection Donated to Ransom Center

Aug. 2, 2011

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired a collection of materials from husband-wife duo actress Carlin Glynn and writer and director Peter Masterson relating to their careers and their work on the original Broadway production and film of "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."

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Playwright Spalding Gray's Archive Acquired By Harry Ransom Center

Nov. 9, 2010

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of writer and actor Spalding Gray (1941-2004).

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