Skip to main content

Logo

All Collections



Black Crook

From its first performance on Sept. 12, 1866, at Niblo's Theatre in New York, The Black Crook became one of the first successful musicals in the United States. The script from a Faustian melodrama, songs by assorted composers, and the services of a stranded Parisian ballet troupe were combined with elaborate sets and costumes to …

more...

Black Crook

E.O. (Eugene Omar) Goldbeck Photography Collection

 

E. O. (Eugene Omar) Goldbeck (American, 1892-1986) was a commercial photographer who specialized in panoramic photography. Perhaps best known for his large Cirkut panoramas of military personnel and bases, Goldbeck also brought his creative eye and energetic drive to the smaller banquet panoramic format. Extremely well suited for …

more...

E.O. (Eugene Omar) Goldbeck Photography Collection

Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico Collection

The Second Mexican Empire under Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico marked a period of intense European intervention in the Americas.

 

Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph of Austria, a member of the House of Habsburg, was first offered the Mexican crown by monarchists aligned with Napoleon III in 1859. He accepted in 1863 and moved to …

more...

Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico Collection

Gabriel García Márquez Collection

The archive of Colombian writer and journalist Gabriel García Márquez was acquired by the Harry Ransom Center in 2014. Displayed here are selected items from the archive including letters, annotated drafts and notes for three fictional works, and an audio recording of García Márquez’s acceptance speech for the Nobel Prize in …

more...

Gabriel García Márquez Collection

Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies [The First Folio]

Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies [The First Folio] was published in London in 1623 by William Jaggard and Edward Blount. The volume included 36 plays—18 of which appeared in print for the first time, thus preserving half of Shakespeare’s output as a playwright, including such plays as Measure for Measure, The …

more...

Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies [The First Folio]

About the collections



The Harry Ransom Center is an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum. Its extensive holdings provide a unique record of the creative process of writers and artists, deepening our understanding of literature, photography, film, art, and the performing arts. Thousands of scholars, students, and cultural enthusiasts from around the world study materials from the collections each year.

 

The items in these digital collections represent just a small sample of the Ransom Center's rich and diverse holdings; new materials and collections are added on an ongoing basis. For questions regarding these digital collections, please write to reference@hrc.utexas.edu. For more information about the Harry Ransom Center and its collections, please visit hrc.utexas.edu.

 


Explore the collections
of Project REVEAL

 

REVEAL

Project REVEAL has been a year-long project designed with the three-fold purpose of increasing access to the Ransom Center's manuscript and archival resources, enhancing the online user experience for the Center's researchers, and creating workflows and institutional best practices for future large-scale digitization projects at the Center. Over the past year, 25 manuscript collections of some of the best-known names from American and English literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries have been digitized in their entirety and made available online. Read more about the project and explore the collections.


 

Additional digital collections

 

Elliott Erwitt Photography Collection

Itinerant Photographer: Photographs of Corpus Christi Businesses in the 1930s

Kraus Map Collection

Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts

New York Journal-American Photographic Morgue

Edgar Allan Poe Archival Materials

Popular Imagery: European Prints, 14th – 19th centuries

Mike Wallace Interview

Select the collections to add or remove from your search
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X
Y
Z
 
OK