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Cien años de soledad colección de aniversario

El 30 de mayo de 2017 marca el 50 aniversario de Cien años de soledad, cuyo autor, Gabriel García Márquez, la describió como "una novela muy larga y muy compleja en la cual tengo fincadas mis mejores ilusiones." García Márquez terminó la novela en agosto de 1966 y la Editorial Sudamericana imprimió la primera edición el 30 de …

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Cien años de soledad colección de aniversario

One Hundred Years of Solitude Anniversary Collection

May 30, 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of One Hundred Years of Solitude, a work its author, Gabriel García Márquez, described as a “very long and very complex novel in which I have placed my best illusions.” García Márquez finished the novel in August 1966; his publisher, Editorial Sudamericana, printed …

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One Hundred Years of Solitude Anniversary Collection

A Wild Plaint

The Ransom Center's Christopher Morley collection includes an unpublished manuscript titled A Wild Plaint (1909). The two journals appear to document the final months of a young African American man living in Chicago. The manuscript is attributed to "Aubrey Gray," but was written by Fenton Johnson (1888–1958), an African American …

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A Wild Plaint

Alfred Junge Film Collection

Although German by birth, Alfred Junge (1886-1964), contributed most significantly to filmmaking in the British context, arguably becoming the most influential and important art director of his day. Junge discovered his artistic sensibility in his teens by trying his hand at all aspects of theatrical design in local productions in his …

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Alfred Junge Film Collection

Baron Alfred Tennyson Collection - Project REVEAL 2

The Baron Alfred Tennyson Collection includes manuscripts, fragments, and proofs of works and letters written by the English poet. The manuscripts represent Enid, The Falcon, Gareth and Lynette, Idylls of the King, The Lover's Tale, Poems (1869), The Promise of May, and other works.

This collection was digitized as a continuation of …

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Baron Alfred Tennyson Collection - Project REVEAL 2

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 …

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Black Crook

Bouts Rimes Manuscripts by John Tenniel

This digital collection features poems by John Tenniel (1820–1914) and others, with illustrations by Tenniel, pasted into a bound volume, with some sheets attached so as to fold out. "Bouts rimés" is a method of poetry composition where the author writes down the rhyming end words of each line first, and then fills in the rest of the …

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Bouts Rimes Manuscripts by John Tenniel

Brontë Family Collection

The holograph works of Charlotte and Emily Brontë make up the bulk of the Ransom Center's Brontë family collection, 1833–1858, along with works by Anne and Patrick Branwell Brontë. The collection is organized into two series: Series I. Brontë Family Works and Letters, 1833-1858 (1.5 boxes), and Series II. Works and Letters by …

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Brontë Family Collection

Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection

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The Carl H. Pforzheimer collection of English manuscripts contains nearly 2,000 items dating from 1485 to 1844. While most manuscripts in this collection are indeed in English, it is also home to 200 pieces of correspondence written in French and Latin and a few …

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Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection

Charles Brockden Brown Collection - Project REVEAL 2

The Charles Brockden Brown collection includes manuscript prose and poetry pieces, mathematical calculations, and notes and architectural drawings by the American novelist, historian, and editor Charles Brockden Brown, and also some of his correspondence, most notably thirty-seven letters to his wife, Elizabeth Linn Brown.

 

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Charles Brockden Brown Collection - Project REVEAL 2

Charlotte Perkins Gilman Collection - Project REVEAL

Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a writer and a feminist. "The Yellow Wallpaper," one of her best known works, was published in 1899. In 1909 Gilman became the editor and sole writer of the monthly periodical The Forerunner, which she continued writing for 7 years. The Forerunner included everything from poetry and fiction to social and …

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman Collection - Project REVEAL

Christina Georgina Rossetti Collection - Project REVEAL

Christina Georgina Rossetti was an English poet born in London in 1830. Her lyric poetry is often described as romantic or devotional in nature. Her most famous collection, Goblin Market and Other Poems, was published in 1862, and established her as the leading female poet of the time. Two of her poems, "In the Bleak Midwinter" and "Love …

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Christina Georgina Rossetti Collection - Project REVEAL

Circus Collection

The Circus collection contains clippings, photographs, posters, and programs pertaining to dozens of American and foreign circuses and showmen such as P. T. Barnum, Hagenbeck-Wallace, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Sells-Floto, and Adam Forepaugh. The bulk of the material dates from the mid-nineteenth century to 1940. A wide variety …

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Circus Collection

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Collection - Project REVEAL

The Dante Gabriel Rossetti collection includes manuscripts and correspondence by or related to the British poet and painter, who is remembered as one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Manuscripts for several of Rossetti's works of poetry are present in the collection. Correspondents include many well-known …

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti Collection - Project REVEAL

David Foster Wallace's The Pale King

David Foster Wallace’s archive resides at the Harry Ransom Center. In partnership with Little, Brown and Company and prior to the publication of Wallace’s posthumous novel, The Pale King, the Ransom Center offered a preview of materials from the archive related to the novel, which was published by Little, Brown and Company on April …

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David Foster Wallace's The Pale King

Double Falshood

Double Falshood is newly attributed to Shakespeare, having been long believed to be a forgery by Lewis Theobald, this volume’s editor. The play is based on the “Cardenio” episode in Cervantes’s Don Quixote, and has been traced to an entry in the Stationers’ Register (the copyright registry of the day) by Humphrey Moseley on …

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Double Falshood

Edgar Allan Poe Collection

This digital collection was launched to accompany the 2009 Poe Bicentennial exhibition, From Out That Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe. It incorporates images of all of Poe's manuscripts and letters at the Ransom Center (linked to transcriptions by the Poe Society of Baltimore) with a selection of related archival …

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Edgar Allan Poe Collection

Edward Lear Collection - Project REVEAL

Edward Lear was an English artist, author, musician, and poet born in 1812. He has been dubbed by some the Father of Nonsense because of his use of literary nonsense throughout his work.

The Edward Lear collection includes manuscripts and letters. One of his better-known works, Book of Nonsense published in 1846, includes the poem, …

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Edward Lear Collection - Project REVEAL

Elliott Erwitt Photography Collection

The Master Print Collection includes more than 31,500 signed modern exhibition prints, and 2,600 vintage and book production prints of 3,257 images taken by photographer Elliott Erwitt between the 1940s and 2010. Also included are some 14,500 5 x 7-inch proof prints. Found within the collection are examples of Erwitt’s work for …

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Elliott Erwitt Photography Collection

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 …

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E.O. (Eugene Omar) Goldbeck Photography Collection

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.


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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

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