A new batch of letters related to Elizabeth Hardwick, co-founder of @The New York Review of Books, showcase the writer’s sharp wit and details of her daily life. 

Don’t miss the exhibition "The World at War, 1914–1918" before it closes on Sunday, August 3. Drawing on the Harry Ransom Center’s extensive collections, this exhibition illuminates the experience of the war from the point of view of its participants and observers, preserved through letters, drafts, and diaries; memoirs and novels; and photographs and propaganda posters.

Edits and cuts in 18th-century scripts reveal insight into tastes and preferences of theatergoers of the period. 
Image: Pages 2 and 3 in the promptbook of Thomas Southerne’s play Oroonoko.

Edits and cuts in 18th-century scripts reveal insight into tastes and preferences of theatergoers of the period. 

Image: Pages 2 and 3 in the promptbook of Thomas Southerne’s play Oroonoko.

“Dream Cars” exhibition at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta highlights artistic innovative car designs, including sketches, photos, and blueprints from the Ransom Center’s Norman Bel Geddes archive. 

Norman Bel Geddes fans: The exhibition “I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America”is on view at the Wolfsonian through September 28.  

Norman Bel Geddes fans: The exhibition “I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America”is on view at the Wolfsonian through September 28.  

The Ransom Center’s current exhibition highlights some of the films inspired by the war, including “Wings,” “The Big Parade,” and “Sergeant York.” Take a closer look at these films and learn which starlet Edith Head said managed to look alluring in an army uniform. 

Staff members meet to discuss the design of the Ransom Center’s spring 2015 exhibition “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” Oversized coloring books, seen here, are just two of the items that were shown as inspiration for the graphic designers. #aliceinwonderland #harryransomcenter (at Harry Ransom Center)

Staff members meet to discuss the design of the Ransom Center’s spring 2015 exhibition “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” Oversized coloring books, seen here, are just two of the items that were shown as inspiration for the graphic designers. #aliceinwonderland #harryransomcenter (at Harry Ransom Center)

Early recordings show how performance artist Spalding Gray developed his signature personal monologue. 

Early recordings show how performance artist Spalding Gray developed his signature personal monologue. 

Ransom Center Paper Conservator Heather Hamilton is interviewed about her work on items that will be featured in the Ransom Center’s spring 2015 exhibition “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” #aliceinwonderland #harryransomcenter #lewiscarroll  (at Harry Ransom Center)

Ransom Center Paper Conservator Heather Hamilton is interviewed about her work on items that will be featured in the Ransom Center’s spring 2015 exhibition “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” #aliceinwonderland #harryransomcenter #lewiscarroll (at Harry Ransom Center)