Harry Ransom Center

The Ransom Center is open for research, but galleries remain closed at this time. Subscribe to eNews for updates and visit from home.

  • Wordplay Poetry Series: David Rainey
    WATCH NOW: African American writers Countee Cullen, Rita Dove, Robert Hayden, and Langston Hughes are highlighted Alley Theatre Actor David Rainey.
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  • Wordplay Poetry Series: Dylan Godwin
    WATCH NOW: The 19th century poems of Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman come alive when read by Alley Theatre Actor Dylan Godwin.
  • Digital Collection: Drawings and manuscripts by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas
  • Wordplay Poetry Series: Elizabeth Bunch
    WATCH NOW: Alley Theatre Actor Elizabeth Bunch gives voice to the poetry of Louis MacNeice, Dylan Thomas, Anne Sexton, and Robert Lowell.
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  • What is Research? An exercise in slow research.
  • Explore online: Gabriel García Márquez: The Making of a Global Writer


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Self-Portrait by Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo Self-Portrait