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Photo Friday

Each Friday, the Ransom Center shares photos from throughout the week that highlight a range of activities and collection holdings. We hope you enjoy these photos that reveal some of the everyday happenings at the Center.

A blooming Redbud tree in front of the Harry Ransom Center. Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
A blooming Redbud tree in front of the Harry Ransom Center. Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
John Lahr, Senior Drama Critic of The New Yorker, at work in the Ransom Center's reading room. Lahr presented the Harry Ransom Lecture, 'Tennessee Williams and the Out-Crying Heart,' Thursday evening and is currently working on a biography of Tennessee Williams. Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
John Lahr, Senior Drama Critic of The New Yorker, at work in the Ransom Center's reading room. Lahr presented the Harry Ransom Lecture, 'Tennessee Williams and the Out-Crying Heart,' Thursday evening and is currently working on a biography of Tennessee Williams. Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
Visiting English professor and former Ransom Center fellow Vanessa Guignery was one of the readers at the Poetry on the Plaza event celebrating works in the current exhibition ‘Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-First Century.’ Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
Visiting English professor and former Ransom Center fellow Vanessa Guignery was one of the readers at the Poetry on the Plaza event celebrating works in the current exhibition ‘Culture Unbound: Collecting in the Twenty-First Century.’ Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
Undergraduate Student Assistant  Elizabeth Phan, with one of her recent housing projects, was one of 10 finalists for the university’s Student Employee of the Year Award. Phan has worked in the preservation and housing department at the Ransom Center for three years. Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
Undergraduate Student Assistant Elizabeth Phan, with one of her recent housing projects, was one of 10 finalists for the university’s Student Employee of the Year Award. Phan has worked in the preservation and housing department at the Ransom Center for three years. Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.

Photo Friday

Each Friday, the Ransom Center shares photos from throughout the week that highlight a range of activities and collection holdings. We hope you enjoy these photos that reveal some of the everyday happenings at the Center.

Undergraduate Elizabeth Phan (left) and Apryl Voskamp, manager of preservation housing, work with collection items coming out of cold storage.  Because there had been evidence of bugs, Phan and Voskamp are covering the items with thin mylar, where they will then sit in constructed trays to observe any potential future evidence of bug activity. Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
Undergraduate Elizabeth Phan (left) and Apryl Voskamp, manager of preservation housing, work with collection items coming out of cold storage. Because there had been evidence of bugs, Phan and Voskamp are covering the items with thin mylar, where they will then sit in constructed trays to observe any potential future evidence of bug activity. Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
David Coleman, curator of photography, leads a gallery tour of the exhibition ‘Discovering the Language of Photography: The Gernsheim Collection.’ Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
David Coleman, curator of photography, leads a gallery tour of the exhibition ‘Discovering the Language of Photography: The Gernsheim Collection.’ Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
Volunteer paper conservator Lauren Morales shapes a toned insert paper to fill in the losses of an original 1889 English circus poster, part of the performing arts collection. The losses (white spaces) are visible in the area of the horse (lower left of the image along a horizontal fold line) and around the orange-colored insert for the man's jacket. Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.
Volunteer paper conservator Lauren Morales shapes a toned insert paper to fill in the losses of an original 1889 English circus poster, part of the performing arts collection. The losses (white spaces) are visible in the area of the horse (lower left of the image along a horizontal fold line) and around the orange-colored insert for the man's jacket. Photo by Anthony Maddaloni.