Harry Ransom CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

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Harry Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center advances the study of the arts and humanities by acquiring, preserving, and making accessible original cultural materials. With extensive collections of rare books, manuscripts, photography, film, art, and

the performing arts, the Center supports research through symposia and fellowships and provides education and enrichment for scholars, students, and the public through exhibitions and programs. Learn More

Exhibition hours & tours

The Making of Gone With The Wind is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday, with extended Thursday evening hours to 7 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, visitors can see the exhibition from noon to 5 p.m., with Ransom Center members having access to weekend member-only hours from 10 a.m to noon.

Daily tours offered at noon as well as 6 p.m. on Thursdays and 2 p.m. on weekends. A selection of screentests from Gone With The Wind are shown in the first-floor theater at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on weekends. Free admission.

Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Open regular hours all other days, including New Year's Day, through January 4 when the exhibition ends.

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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).

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Encouraging Discovery:
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.

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