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Holidays Made Easy: Gift Memberships to the Harry Ransom Center

By Christine Lee

“One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.” —Henry Miller

Members have the chance to explore the world through the eyes of renowned artists, literary figures, and cultural icons at the Ransom Center. Share your love of the arts and humanities by giving a gift membership. Starting at just $59, membership offers a year of exclusive benefits.

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Member Lyndsee Nielson is hooked on the Ransom Center

By Marlene Renz

Members are an essential part of the Ransom Center community and provide us with vital support. In this member spotlight, meet one of our most dedicated members. Lyndsee Nielson chose to become a member because of her interest in the collections. This profile originally appeared in the Spring 2015 Ransom Edition newsletter.

Lyndsee Nielson earned her bachelor’s degree at The University of Texas at Austin and works in the Cockrell School of Engineering. She has lived in Austin for five years, where she continues to establish roots. When she’s not working, Lyndsee cozies up in her apartment to read, watch movies, and listen to Elton John and Louis Armstrong on vinyl. She frequents the Alamo Drafthouse and the Paramount Theater, where she recently saw An American in Paris for the first time. Lyndsee has been a member and volunteer at the Harry Ransom Center since the fall of 2013. Read more