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. 

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. 

Collection of more than 15,000 comedias sueltas and Spanish theater now available for research and in online database

Enter to win a signed Alan Furst book! Furst, a literary master of historical espionage, recently published his latest novel, “Midnight in Europe.” 

Enter to win a signed Alan Furst book! Furst, a literary master of historical espionage, recently published his latest novel, “Midnight in Europe.” 

The New York Times reviews the exhibition “The World at War, 1914-1918,” the war that changed all wars. Read online or in this Sunday’s paper.