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. 

Cataloging project reveals previously unknown copy of a comedia suelta. 
Image: Cover of Juan de la Cueva’s Comedia de la muerte del rey don Sancho y reto de Zamora.

Cataloging project reveals previously unknown copy of a comedia suelta. 

Image: Cover of Juan de la Cueva’s Comedia de la muerte del rey don Sancho y reto de Zamora.

“Most wonderful” photos of a 19th-century Scottish fishing village interest a photography scholar. 
Image: Image: David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson. A Newhaven Pilot. 1845.

“Most wonderful” photos of a 19th-century Scottish fishing village interest a photography scholar

Image: Image: David Octavius Hill & Robert Adamson. A Newhaven Pilot. 1845.

Video showcases exhibition “The World At War: 1914-1918” 

Two portraits of James Joyce etched on the Ransom Center’s windows show different sides of the writer. 

Meet the Staff: A new staff Q&A post features Ransom Center archivist Amy Armstrong as she discusses cataloging the McSweeney’s archive, materials she’s currently processing, solving handwriting mysteries, and why Sanora Babb’s papers are a favorite collection.