Topic: Harry Ransom Center

Ransom Center's Arts and Crafts Design Movement Exhibition

Oct. 18, 2018
Child's rocking chair, manufactured by unknown American maker, c. 1914. Oak with leather upholstery

A detailed look at the history of the Arts and Crafts movement is the focus of a new exhibition on campus.

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Playwright Arthur Miller’s Archive Acquired

Jan. 10, 2018
Arthur Miller speaking at The University of Texas at Austin. 1984.

The Harry Ransom Center has acquired the archive of American playwright Arthur Miller. 

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Images from Gabriel García Márquez Archive Now Online

Dec. 12, 2017
Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Harry Ransom Center

More than 27,000 images from Nobel laureate Gabriel García Márquez’s archive are now online, including materials from all of García Márquez’s works of fiction.


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Mexico Modern

Oct. 23, 2017
Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907–1954), Untitled [Still life with parrot and fruit], 1951. Oil on canvas, 25.7 x 28.2 cm.

Art movements rarely conform to national borders. Never has this been truer than during the 20th century’s “Mexican moment.”

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Ransom Center Acquires War Poetry Collection

Oct. 23, 2017
Dean Echenberg during his service in Vietnam

The Harry Ransom Center is now home to the Dean F. Echenberg War Poetry Collection. 

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