The following are highlights from materials recently acquired by the Ransom Center.
- Additional materials for the Graham Greene Collection including his handwritten National Service Form, a review by Greene of The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, a large portion and remaining treatment of "The Stranger's Land," in addition to the typescripts of a body of fiction and non-fiction short works such as "The Dangerous Edge," "The Nightmare Republic," and the introduction to The Third Man.
- Additions to the Evelyn Waugh Collection feature twelve autograph letters, three postcards, and a number of letters by Waugh's relatives. Related materials were also received in December in the form of the working papers of Anthony Newnham, the bibliographer of Waugh.
- The archive of British dance critic Richard Buckle, which contains manuscripts, photographs, and correspondence, most notable of which is that between Buckle and American dance executive and writer Lincoln Kirstein.
- The papers of philosopher, educator, and author Maurice Cranston include research material and manuscripts for numerous books and essays, especially on political philosophy, Locke, Sartre, and Rousseau; contributions for the BBC's "Third Programme;" and lectures and instructional materials for courses at the London School of Economics.
- Additional items for the Center's archives of authors Francis Henry King, Dan Jacobson, Christine Brooke-Rose, Millicent Dillon, William Gaddis and jazz historian Russell Ross.