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Harry Ransom Center, Austin

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  • The museum portion of the Harry Ransom Center has three items worth seeing - a Gutenberg Bible, the first photograph (not much to look at) and a Frida Kahlo self-portrait. They were setting up for a.....  more »
  • They have a lot of interesting collections and when they put on a display; they really do it up right.  more »
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  • Absolutely fantastic repository. I was so impressed with the two photography exhibits up right now. The curators did such a great job. I don’t think I will forget them any time soon. The selections from the Arthur Miller papers were also very cool and I have to give props to the processing archivists for getting a collection of that size ready for researchers in two years. The staff here were also very friendly and helpful, which is sadly quite rare with rare book and manuscript repositories. It is definitely worth a trip to the HRC if you’re in Austin.
  • This place is always fun to visit. They have really well put together exhibits, but it's not overwhelmingly large. Plus it's free, so you really have nothing to lose.

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