Scholar explores director Brian de Palma’s connections in archives of Robert De Niro, David Mamet, and Paul Schrader. 

Fellows Find: Corrected proof shows late addition of key element in George Bernard Shaw’s play “Saint Joan.” 

Vanity Fair’s September issue highlights some of the Ransom Center’s collections and touts the approaching exhibition “The Making of Gone With The Wind.” Check it out on page 178!

Vanity Fair’s September issue highlights some of the Ransom Center’s collections and touts the approaching exhibition “The Making of Gone With The Wind.” Check it out on page 178!

One month away! The galleries are being transformed for “The Making of Gone With The Wind” exhibition, which opens at the Ransom Center on September 9. #gwtw #gonewiththewind #harryransomcenter  (at Harry Ransom Center)

One month away! The galleries are being transformed for “The Making of Gone With The Wind” exhibition, which opens at the Ransom Center on September 9. #gwtw #gonewiththewind #harryransomcenter (at Harry Ransom Center)

A photography scholar explores techniques in Henry Peach Robinson’s composite photographs, which were described by his contemporaries as “ingenious fraud.” 
 

Enter to win a copy of “Henry Peach Robinson: Victorian Photographer” in honor of today’s blog post by a scholar on his work.

A photography scholar explores techniques in Henry Peach Robinson’s composite photographs, which were described by his contemporaries as “ingenious fraud.” 

 

Enter to win a copy of “Henry Peach Robinson: Victorian Photographer” in honor of today’s blog post by a scholar on his work.

Dashiell Hammett biographer talks about working in the Hammett and Lillian Hellman papers at the Ransom Center. 

Dashiell Hammett biographer talks about working in the Hammett and Lillian Hellman papers at the Ransom Center. 

Ransom Center author Julia Alvarez receives the National Medal of the Arts today at The White House. 
Photo by Pete Smith.

Ransom Center author Julia Alvarez receives the National Medal of the Arts today at The White House. 

Photo by Pete Smith.

Meet Elizabeth Garver, a 14-year Ransom Center veteran, French Collections Research Associate, and co-curator of the current exhibition “The World at War, 1914-1918.” She speaks four languages and currently has four degrees. 

Meet literary collections research associate Jean Cannon, co-curator of the “World at War” exhibition. (Bonus: You’ll also learn something interesting about carrier pigeons.) c

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.