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AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation
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AHRC International Placement Scheme - Harry Ransom Center Presentation

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Find out more at http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/Funding-Opportunities/Pages/InternationalPlacementScheme.aspx

Find out more at http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/Funding-Opportunities/Pages/InternationalPlacementScheme.aspx

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  • 1. Harry Ransom Center Austin, Texas
  • 2. Overview  Arts and Humanities  Rare Books  Manuscripts  Photographs  Film  Art  Performing Arts
  • 3. Collections and Curators  Wide period and geographical coverage  Check ‘Guide to the Collections’ on line  Contact the curator – really helpful
  • 4. University of Texas at Austin  Staff membership  Card – free transport  Extensive Library resources beyond the HRC  An amazing gym and swimming pool
  • 5. Campus Life  The Drag  Longhorns – hook ‘em horns  Frat houses  Texan style – burnt orange and white
  • 6. Where to stay  List provided by HRC – academic rentals  Star of Texas  Hotel chains – Driskill  So Co and the Austin Motel
  • 7. What and where to eat  NOT on campus or the drag – unless it’s The Hole in the Wall or Medici’s  Tex Mex predominates  BUT some excellent restaurants
  • 8. What’s Happening  The Chronicle – comes out on Thursdays – free – and has everything  Regular tourist events such as bat watching
  • 9. Bars, Music, Film and Art
  • 10. Sixth Street
  • 11. The Continental Club, So Co
  • 12. The Paramount and The Alamo Draughthouse
  • 13. The Blanton and the HRC
  • 14. My Work  Work on History of PEN  200 uncatalogued boxes  Led to collaboration with HRC until 2021 on cataloguing; exhibition and conference  Best find – CIA funding and British intelligence officer
  • 15. So, as they say in Austin Keep it Weird

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