It is difficult to envision the sheer volume of the Movie Poster Collection at the Harry Ransom Center. The collection encompasses upwards of 10,000 posters and spans decades: from when the film industry was just beginning to compete with vaudeville acts in the 1920s to the rise of the modern megaplex and drive-in theaters in the 1970s. The sizes range from that of a small window card to that of a billboard. [Read more…] about Decades of movie poster history go online
Ransom Center adopts IIIF and Mirador viewer
More than 50,000 images in the Ransom Center’s digital collections portal are now available via the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF). IIIF offers new ways to view, compare and engage with images. [Read more…] about Thousands of cultural heritage materials now instantly shareable in new online platform
In December 2015, the Council on Library and Information Resources granted the Harry Ransom Center a Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives award to scan more than 24,000 pages from the Gabriel García Márquez archive.
The publication of the First Folio in 1623 marks the proper beginning of Shakespeare’s works becoming widely known, read, and performed by successive generations, his reputation enduring 400 years after his death. [Read more…] about Explore Shakespeare’s first folio online
Por medio de sus colecciones digitales, el Harry Ransom Center tiene la capacidad de compartir los materiales más destacados de algunos de sus acervos. A la fecha, el sitio contiene más de 43000 objetos y continúa creciendo a medida que se añaden, de manera regular, nuevas imágenes de objetos digitalizados. [Read more…] about Una muestra del archivo de Gabriel García Márquez desde cualquier parte del mundo
Through its online digital collections, the Harry Ransom Center is able to share highlights from some of its holdings. To date, the site contains more than 43,000 items and continues to grow as newly digitized collection materials are added on a regular basis. [Read more…] about Sample the Gabriel García Márquez archive from anywhere in the world