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AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center's exhibition "The Greenwich Village Bookshop Door: A Portal to Bohemia, 1920-1925" showcases how one artifact, in this case a door from a Greenwich Village bookshop in the 1920s, can serve as a starting point to reconstruct the history of a time and place.

The door, which is covered in signatures of visitors to the bookshop, serves as an entryway
AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, received $137,015 from the Council on Library and Information Resources’ (CLIR) Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant for “Revealing Texas Collections of Comedias Sueltas.”

The Ransom Center holds more than 14,000 “comedias sueltas,” a generic term
September 14, 2010. AUSTIN, Texas—The archive of David Foster Wallace (1962-2008), author of "Infinite Jest" (1996), "The Broom of the System" (1987), "Girl with Curious Hair" (1989) and numerous collections of stories and essays, is now open at the Harry Ransom Center. A finding aid for the collection can be