Collections open for research
The following collections recently opened for research at the Ransom Center:
-The archive of civil liberties attorney Morris Leopold Ernst. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities supported a two-year, $392,213 project to arrange, describe, and preserve the collection.
-A collection of science materials from the family of Sir John F. W. Herschel (1792–1871). The cataloging project was funded by a $10,000 grant from the Friends of the Center for History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics.
-The archive of Thomas Smith, visual effects producer for such films as Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back and E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial.
-David Foster Wallace materials related to The Pale King.