author's archives

_pjs2056.jpgAUSTIN, Texas — The archive of award-winning author Michael Ondaatje has been acquired

AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of American poet Billy Collins. The materials span Collins’ personal and professional life from the 1950s to the present and documents in detail his creative development.  

Collins, born in 1941, is

AUSTIN, Texas—The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of Barbara Probst Solomon, a prolific writer and chronicler of 20th- and 21st-century culture. The collection includes manuscripts, correspondence, published books, first drafts, interviews, documentaries and

AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, acquired the archive of American poet Peter Orlovsky (1933-2010), an important figure in the Beat Generation.

Orlovsky was fellow poet Allen Ginsberg’s companion for more than 40 years, and his papers reflect