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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. These collections also inspire original exhibitions and programs that offer visitors opportunity for enrichment, discovery, and delight. The Ransom Center advances the study of the arts and humanities and fosters an environment where culture thrives.
Currently, this project is in progress as part of the 2010 MIDEA Minigrant program and was granted an extension. The Ransom Center is developing a website devoted to the history of photography, showcasing the Helmut and Alison Gernsheim Collection. The website will complement the exhibition Discovering the Language of Photography: The Gernsheim Collection, opening at […]