Most visitors to the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin gravitate toward catching a glimpse of its two star artifacts: a rare Gutenberg Bible and the world’s oldest surviving photograph. Fewer people head upstairs, where the true treasures await.
Go through a quick, free registration and informational training and you can be granted access to the Hazel H. Ransom Reading and Viewing Room, where you can peruse a mind-boggling 36 million literary manuscripts, one million rare books, five million photographs and more than 100,000 works of art. And wow, is there something for everyone.
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|The Animatronic LBJ in Austin, Texas||2017||1.2km||site_ao|
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