Collecting the Imagination: The First Fifty Years of the Ransom Center

Collecting the Imagination: The First Fifty Years of the Ransom Center

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292714892
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 04/28/2007
Series: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Imprint Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

MEGAN BARNARD has worked at the Ransom Center since 2003. As Assistant to the Director, she works closely with Thomas F. Staley on many aspects of the Center’s daily administration, from collection development to publications.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Thomas F. Staley

Prelude: "The Collection of Knowledge in Texas"
by Harry Huntt Ransom

Acknowledgments

Part 1: Beginnings: The Rare Books Collection, 1897-1955
by John B. Thomas, III

Part 2: The Birth of an Institution: The Humanities Research Center, 1956-1971
by Cathy Henderson

Part 3: Years of Consolidation: The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, 1972-1988
by Richard W. Oram

Part 4: The Expanding Mission: The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, 1988-present by Megan Barnard

Bibliography Index

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