Table of contents for Collecting the imagination : the first fifty years of the Ransom Center / edited by Megan Barnard.

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Contents
Introduction
	by Thomas F. Staley
Prelude: "The Collection of Knowledge in Texas"
	by Harry Huntt Ransom
Acknowledgments
Part 1: Beginnings: The Rare Books Collection, 1897\-1955
	by John B. Thomas, III
Part 2: The Birth of an Institution: The Humanities Research 
Center, 1956\-1971
	by Cathy Henderson
Part 3: Years of Consolidation: The Harry Ransom Humanities 
Research Center, 1972\-1988
	by Richard W. Oram
Part 4: The Expanding Mission: The Harry Ransom Humanities 
Research Center, 1988\-present
	by Megan Barnard
Bibliography
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center -- History.
Research libraries -- Texas -- Austin -- History.