Ransom Center showcased in new book on campus-wide university collections
By Kathleen Telling
UT Press has just released a book of campus-wide holdings celebrating the University of Texas at Austin’s vast collections. The Collections: The University of Texas at Austin is the initiative of Andrée Bober, founder and director of the University’s public art program, Landmarks. The book shares more than 80 discrete collections, reflecting the range of holdings at the University. The book offers a stunning look at the history, art, and artifacts that inspire imagination, creativity, and scholarship among the University community.
The book features selections from the Harry Ransom Center, Blanton Museum of Art, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Lyndon B. Johnson School for Public Affairs, and various colleges and centers on campus. The Collections highlights a diverse and comprehensive array of subject areas, including arts (fine and performing), archaeology, literature, natural history, science and technology, and political and media history.
The publication, available via UT Press, includes more than 800 color photos.