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Les célèbres hymnes du couronnement de 1727 par Handel pour le roi et la reine d’Angleterre reçoivent un traitement royal

By Justine Provino

Justine Provino a obtenu récemment son diplôme de Master de Conservation des Biens Culturels, spécialité Arts Graphiques et Livres, sous l’enseignement de Claude Laroque, à l’Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. D’octobre 2014 jusqu’en février 2015, elle a effectué un stage au Ransom Center, sous la direction d’Olivia Primanis, conservateur-restaurateur en chef de l’atelier de livres, et de Heather Hamilton, conservateur-restaurateur de l’atelier d’arts graphiques. Read more

Handel’s famous 1727 coronation anthems get the royal treatment

By Justine Provino

Justine Provino is a recent graduate of the Master of Conservation of Cultural Heritage program at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, in the Book and Paper Department with Professor Claude Laroque. From October 2014 through February 2015 she worked as an intern in the Ransom Center’s book lab with Senior Conservator Olivia Primanis, and in the paper lab with Conservator Heather Hamilton. Read more

ESCUCHE: A Gabriel García Márquez en su discurso de aceptación del Premio Nobel

By Suzanne Krause

Originario de Colombia, Gabriel García Márquez inició su carrera como periodista en la década de 1940, reportando desde Bogotá y Cartagena, y posteriormente como corresponsal internacional en Europa y Cuba. En 1961, se trasladó a la Ciudad de México. Junto con su prolífica carrera Read more

Fellows Find: Doris Lessing correspondence deepens insight into The Grass is Singing

By Harry Ransom Center

“Have you had a look in the Knopf collection?” Rick Watson, the head of reference services at the Ransom Center, sounded casual, and I wasn’t sure I had time to take the detour he was suggesting.

I spent a month at the Ransom Center last year, working mainly with the extensive Doris Lessing archive. Read more

Preserving “The Eyes of Texas”

By Charley Binkow

The Harry Ransom Center recently treated a document near and dear to its home. The original manuscript for “The Eyes of Texas,” the alma mater for The University of Texas at Austin, was in need of conservation.  The Texas Exes, the alumni organization which holds the manuscript, brought the framed artifact to the Ransom Center’s conservation lab for treatment.  Read more