With support from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the Ransom Center has completed a one-year project to create online access to four of its Performing Arts collections.
Archives for November 2017
Harriet de Onís was one of the most influential translators of Latin American literature and foresaw its mid-century boom. [Read more…] about A Glutton for Books
En diciembre del 1948, el New York Times publicó un artículo sobre la traductora Harriet de Onís con el título “La señora de Onís traduce el folclore latinoamericano, e incorpora recetas latinas en su cocina”. [Read more…] about Harriet de Onís y la traducción de la literatura latinoamericana
The Ransom Center has appointed Maggie Gilburg as director of development. [Read more…] about Maggie Gilburg joins Harry Ransom Center as director of development
Maggie Gilburg is the Harry Ransom Center’s new director of development. She comes from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, where she held a similar position. Gilburg received her bachelor’s in English from Carleton College and an MBA and master’s in Arts Administration from Southern Methodist University. Since that time she has worked both in higher education and with non-profit organizations, including building the fundraising program from the ground up at The Texas Tribune. [Read more…] about The Advancement of a Development Director
On January 6, 1941, Franklin Delano Roosevelt delivered a powerful State of the Union address. In it the president explained his decision to supply arms and materials to the Allied war effort. Occurring 11 months prior to U.S. entry into World War II, Roosevelt’s speech described the support as a crucial reaction against the threat of a “new order of tyranny that seeks to spread over every continent today”—one that “the American people have set their faces unalterably against.” [Read more…] about Exploring Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms” in the Ransom Center’s collection