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
Donate now: Support upcoming
Gone With The Wind exhibition
The Ransom Center is raising $50,000 for "The Making of Gone With The Wind." The exhibition will include more than 300 original items from the archive of the film's producer, David O. Selznick, including photographs, storyboards, correspondence, production records, audition footage, fan mail, and dresses worn by Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara.
Tour the current exhibition
Free, docent-led public tours of Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age are offered on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.
The tours meet in the lobby and no reservations are required.
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.