Topic: Thomas F. Staley

Beat Generation Poet Peter Orlovsky's Archive Acquired by Ransom Center

June 12, 2013

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The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, acquired the archive of American poet Peter Orlovsky (19332010), an important figure in the Beat Generation.

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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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Leader of Folger Shakespeare Library Appointed New Ransom Center Director

April 8, 2013

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Head librarian of the Folger Shakespeare Library Stephen Enniss has been appointed as the new director of the internationally renowned Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Ransom Center Appoints New Chief Curator of Photography

June 21, 2012

The Harry Ransom Center has appointed Jessica S. McDonald, a curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, as its new chief curator of photography.

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More Than 50 Research Fellowships Awarded by the Harry Ransom Center

May 15, 2012

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has awarded more than 50 research fellowships for 201213.

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