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Merchandise

'I Have Seen the Future' T-shirt
This gray cotton t-shirt features a screen print inspired by the Harry Ransom Center's exhibition I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America.

'I Have Seen the Future' Totebag
This canvas totebag features a screen print inspired by the Harry Ransom Center's exhibition I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America.

'I Have Seen the Future' Button
A replica of the original 'I Have Seen the Future' button handed out to to visitors of the General Motors 'Highways and Horizons' exhibit at the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair.

Exhibition Banner Bags
These limited-edition stylish and durable bags are recycled from past exhibition banners which were on display in front of the Harry Ransom Center. Each bag is one-of-a-kind.

Exhibition Banner Vertical Totebag
Limited-edition vertical totebags recycled from past exhibition banners.

Gernsheim Notecards
Notecards featuring five images from the Gernsheim photography collection. Each card (blank inside) is accompanied by a white envelope.

Harry Ransom Center Baseball Cap
Khaki baseball cap featuring the Harry Ransom Center logo. One size fits most with adjustable velcro strap in the back.

Norman Bel Geddes Exhibition Postcards
Set of 10 postcards featuring images from the Harry Ransom Center's I Have Seen the Future: Norman Bel Geddes Designs America exhibition.

Streamlined Car T-shirt
This pale blue cotton t-shirt features a blueprint of Norman Bel Geddes's streamlined motor car.

Windows Coffee Mug
This black mug features images from the etched windows of the Ransom Center and a red interior.

Windows T-shirt
This black cotton t-shirt features images from the etched windows of the Ransom Center.

Publications

Reading Magnum: A Visual Archive of the Modern World
Coinciding with the Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age exhibition, this book is the first publication to examine the Magnum Photos collection itself. It explores prominent themes in the collection—war and conflict, portraiture, geography, cultural life, social relations, and globalization—and includes evocative portfolios of images.

Arnold Newman: At Work
Rich with materials from Newman's extensive archive, Arnold Newman: At Work offers unprecedented, firsthand insights into the evolution of the photographer's creativity.

Aunt Dicy Tales: John Biggers' Drawings for the Folktale
A collection of drawings by renowned Houston artist and educator John Thomas Biggers, illustrating folklorist J. Mason Brewer's 1956 volume Tales of Aunt Dicy, Snuff Dipping Tales of the Texas Negro.

Collecting the Imagination: The First Fifty Years of the Ransom Center
In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Ransom Center has published a richly illustrated chronicle of its history.

The Covarrubias Circle: Nickolas Muray's Collection of Twentieth-Century Mexican Art
Produced in conjunction with the Ransom Center's exhibition Miguel Covarrubias: A Certain Clairvoyance, this volume contains color plates of virtually all the items in Nickolas Muray's collection of twentieth-century Mexican art.

David Douglas Duncan: One Life, A Photographic Odyssey
Keepsake booklet containing a representative gallery of the work of world-renowned photojournalist David Douglas Duncan from the 1940s to the 1980s, produced in conjunction with the 1999 retrospective of his life and work.

Fritz Henle: In Search of Beauty
This volume is the catalog of a major retrospective exhibition of the life and career of Fritz Henle presented by the Harry Ransom Center. It covers the entire range of Henle's work, including significant items from the photographer's archive and family.

From Gutenberg to Gone with the Wind: Treasures from the Ransom Center
An illustrated sampling of the cultural and literary icons of the Ransom Center.

The Gernsheim Collection
Illustrated catalog with more than 125 full-page plates.

Gutenberg Bible CD-ROM
This CD-ROM edition of the Ransom Center's Gutenberg Bible incorporates high-resolution and enlargeable 'flattened' images of each page. The resolution permits easy viewing of such small details as the papermaker's hair embedded in the fibers of a page.

Henry Peach Robinson: Victorian Photographer
Keepsake booklet commemorating a retrospective exhibition presented by the Harry Ransom Center in 2001. Robinson was one of the most successful - and controversial - artistic photographers in nineteenth-century Britain.

Islands of Order: A Decade of Collecting
An overview of acquisitions made by the Harry Ransom Center from 1990 to 2000.

Make It New: The Rise of Modernism
A look at the modernist movement in the 20th century and its relevance today.

Masterclass: Arnold Newman
An illustrated catalog of Arnold Newman's photography.

Norman Bel Geddes Designs America (Abrams)
The first book to explore the entire life and career of the influential industrial designer, urban planner, and futurist. More than 400 illustrations drawn from the Harry Ransom Center, most previously unpublished.

'To Help the World To See' An Eliot Elisofon Retrospective
Keepsake booklet commemorating a retrospective exhibition of pioneer color and LIFE photographer Eliot Elisofon, whose archive resides at the Harry Ransom Center. Fourteen color and black/white plates illustrate the range of Elisofon's work from Africa to Hollywood.


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