Harry Ransom Center
The Ransom Center encourages discovery, inspires creativity, and advances understanding of the humanities for a broad and diverse audience through the preservation and sharing of its extraordinary collections. Learn More
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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.
Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel García Márquez's Archive Acquired
Spanning more than half a century, García Márquez's archive includes original manuscript material, predominantly in Spanish, for 10 books, from One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967) to Love in the Time of Cholera (1985) to Memories of My Melancholy Whores (2004).
An Introduction to the Ransom Center
Watch as curators, students, members, and conservators discuss their work and learn how the Center shares and celebrates the creative process.
From Jack Kerouac's notebook to Robert De Niro's make-up stills, the video showcases the range of materials housed here.