Topic: Rare books

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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Benson Opens Mexico Anniversary Exhibition

Sept. 13, 2010

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection opens an exhibition commemorating the dual anniversaries of Mexico's Independence and Revolution on Thursday, Sept. 16.

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Ransom Center Director Staley Announces Retirement Plans

April 26, 2010

Thomas F. Staley, director of the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin for the last 22 years, announced today his decision to retire on Aug. 31, 2011.

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Harry Ransom Center Acquires Rare Plantin Polyglot Bible

April 29, 2008

The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin has acquired a rare Plantin Polyglot Bible, containing parallel texts in Hebrew, Greek, Syriac and Aramaic with translations and commentary in Latin.

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