Tennessee Williams signed the Ransom Center’s authors’ door during a visit in 1973. #tbt  (at Harry Ransom Center (HRC))

Tennessee Williams signed the Ransom Center’s authors’ door during a visit in 1973. #tbt (at Harry Ransom Center (HRC))

Ransom Center author Diane Johnson has written a memoir, “Flyover Lives,” which explores her life and work.

Ransom Center author Diane Johnson has written a memoir, “Flyover Lives,” which explores her life and work.

In honor of William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, here is a page from one of the First Folios that resides in the Ransom Center’s collections. Join us on May 1st for a lecture on how Shakespeare has influenced American literary and political culture.  (at Harry Ransom Center (HRC))

In honor of William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, here is a page from one of the First Folios that resides in the Ransom Center’s collections. Join us on May 1st for a lecture on how Shakespeare has influenced American literary and political culture. (at Harry Ransom Center (HRC))

Behind the scenes: Custom-shaped legs built to display World War I uniform in current exhibition at Harry Ransom Center. 

 

Registration is now open for Harry Ransom Center’s fall symposium "Cultural Life During Wartime, 1861–1865."

Registration is now open for Harry Ransom Center’s fall symposium "Cultural Life During Wartime, 1861–1865."


Jack Harris filmed three formal dancers on a New York City street during the making of Robert Wise’s “West Side Story.” A still from the scene is etched on the Harry Ransom Center’s windows, which display a selection of images from the collections.  

Jack Harris filmed three formal dancers on a New York City street during the making of Robert Wise’s “West Side Story.” A still from the scene is etched on the Harry Ransom Center’s windows, which display a selection of images from the collections.  

In January 2015, Tom Stoppard’s newest play will premiere at the National Theatre in London. The subject matter, cast, and title of the production, however, have yet to be revealed. 
Image: Stoppard, whose archive resides at the Harry Ransom Center, on The University of Texas at Austin campus in 1996.

In January 2015, Tom Stoppard’s newest play will premiere at the National Theatre in London. The subject matter, cast, and title of the production, however, have yet to be revealed.

Image: Stoppard, whose archive resides at the Harry Ransom Center, on The University of Texas at Austin campus in 1996.

A newly acquired book by Virginia Woolf’s mother shares practical nursing and care-giving advice.