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Charlotte Perkins Gilman Collection - Project REVEAL

Charlotte Perkins Gilman was a writer and a feminist. "The Yellow Wallpaper," one of her best known works, was published in 1899. In 1909 Gilman became the editor and sole writer of the monthly periodical The Forerunner, which she continued writing for 7 years. The Forerunner included everything from poetry and fiction to social and …

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman Collection - Project REVEAL

Christina Georgina Rossetti Collection - Project REVEAL

Christina Georgina Rossetti was an English poet born in London in 1830. Her lyric poetry is often described as romantic or devotional in nature. Her most famous collection, Goblin Market and Other Poems, was published in 1862, and established her as the leading female poet of the time. Two of her poems, "In the Bleak Midwinter" and "Love …

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Christina Georgina Rossetti Collection - Project REVEAL

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Collection - Project REVEAL

The Dante Gabriel Rossetti collection includes manuscripts and correspondence by or related to the British poet and painter, who is remembered as one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Manuscripts for several of Rossetti's works of poetry are present in the collection. Correspondents include many well-known …

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti Collection - Project REVEAL

Edward Lear Collection - Project REVEAL

Edward Lear was an English artist, author, musician, and poet born in 1812. He has been dubbed by some the Father of Nonsense because of his use of literary nonsense throughout his work.

The Edward Lear collection includes manuscripts and letters. One of his better-known works, Book of Nonsense published in 1846, includes the poem, …

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Edward Lear Collection - Project REVEAL

Gerard Manley Hopkins Collection - Project REVEAL

Gerard Manley Hopkins was born in 1844 in Stratford, Essex, near London as the first of nine children of Manley and Catherine "Kate" (Smith) Hopkins. His father founded a marine insurance firm and was also a published poet, and his mother, who was the well-educated daughter of a London physician, was fond of music and reading. Both the …

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Gerard Manley Hopkins Collection - Project REVEAL

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The Harry Ransom Center is an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum. Its extensive holdings provide a unique record of the creative process of writers and artists, deepening our understanding of literature, photography, film, art, and the performing arts. Thousands of scholars, students, and cultural enthusiasts from around the world study materials from the collections each year.

 

The items in these digital collections represent just a small sample of the Ransom Center's rich and diverse holdings; new materials and collections are added on an ongoing basis. For questions regarding these digital collections, please write to reference@hrc.utexas.edu. For more information about the Harry Ransom Center and its collections, please visit hrc.utexas.edu.

 


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REVEAL

Project REVEAL has been a year-long project designed with the three-fold purpose of increasing access to the Ransom Center's manuscript and archival resources, enhancing the online user experience for the Center's researchers, and creating workflows and institutional best practices for future large-scale digitization projects at the Center. Over the past year, 25 manuscript collections of some of the best-known names from American and English literature of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries have been digitized in their entirety and made available online. Read more about the project and explore the collections.


 

Additional digital collections

 

Elliott Erwitt Master Print Collection

Itinerant Photographer: Photographs of Corpus Christi Businesses in the 1930s

Kraus Map Collection

Medieval and Early Modern Manuscripts

New York Journal-American Photographic Morgue

Edgar Allan Poe Archival Materials

Popular Imagery: European Prints, 14th – 19th centuries

Mike Wallace Interview

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