The millions of materials in the Ransom Center are as diverse as they are interesting. But everything inside is united by one common focus, the humanities—the exploration of what it means to be human. The artists, writers, poets, musicians, filmmakers, and everyone else whose belongings and legacies live in the archives all captured different aspects of the human experience. They explored the essences of art, of beauty, of tragedy, and perhaps most importantly (especially if you trust John Lennon) of love. [Read more…] about Love letters from the archive
En 2014 el Harry Ransom Center adquirió el archivo del Premio Nobel Gabriel García Márquez. Sin duda a García Márquez le habría encantado saber que su archivo residiría junto a una importante colección de documentos de Jorge Luis Borges. Borges, escritor argentino [Read more…] about Texas, el Estado que le robó el corazón al gigante de las letras Jorge Luis Borges
In 2014 the Harry Ransom Center acquired the archive of Nobel Prize–winning author Gabriel García Márquez. García Márquez would surely enjoy knowing that his archive resides alongside an important collection of papers by Jorge Louis Borges. [Read more…] about Texas, the state that stole the heart of literary giant Jorge Luis Borges
“Conociendo al personal” (Meet the staff) es una sección de entrevistas de Cultural Compass, en la que se destaca el trabajo, experiencia y vida de quienes trabajan en el Harry Ransom Center. Daniela Lozano ha sido archivista en el Ransom Center desde enero de 2012. [Read more…] about Conociendo al personal: Archivista Daniela Lozano
Meet the Staff is a Q&A series on Cultural Compass that highlights the work, experience, and lives of staff at the Harry Ransom Center.
Daniela Lozano has been an archivist with the Ransom Center since January 2012. She is originally from [Read more…] about Meet the Staff: Archivist Daniela Lozano
With the support of UTeach Liberal Arts and the Jefferson Center for Core Texts and Ideas, University of Texas at Austin professor Elon Lang led a one-week workshop at the Harry Ransom Center this summer called “Teaching from the Archives.” It gives educators first-hand experience with the resources of the Ransom Center so they can enhance their own middle and high school classes. About a dozen teachers and librarians met at the Ransom Center each morning to explore and learn from the archive. [Read more…] about Teachers mine Ransom Center archives for lesson planning gold