University of Texas, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Ronald Christ:

A Preliminary Inventory of His Collection at the Hary Ransom Humanities Research Center



Creator: Christ, Ronald J.
Title: Addition to the Ronald Christ Collection
Dates: ca. 1976-1996
Abstract: This addition to the Ronald Christ Papers contains typescripts and proofs of Christ's The Narrow Act: Borges' Art of Allusion, as well as correspondence with the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Wilson Harris, Helen R. Lane (previously restricted), the Ransom Center, and the University of Texas Press.
RLIN Record #: None
Extent: 10 boxes, 1 oversize box (5.4 linear feet)
Language: English.
Repository: The University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Scope and Contents

This addition to the Ronald Christ Papers contains typescripts and proofs of Christ's The Narrow Act: Borges' Art of Allusion, as well as correspondence with the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, Wilson Harris, Helen R. Lane (previously restricted), the Ransom Center, and the University of Texas Press. The majority of the collection is comprised of alphabetically-arranged works by various authors who were associated with Christ in his editorial capacity at Lumen, Inc., SITES, and as a translator for Latin American writers. Correspondence with these authors is found with the manuscript material.

Books, audio cassettes, and video tapes received with this collection were transferred to appropriate departments within the Ransom Center.


Restrictions

Access:

Open for research


Index Terms

People
Cozarinsky, Edgardo.
Lane, Helen R.
Megged, Matti, 1923-.
Wilson, Harris, 1919-.
Organizations
Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery.
Document Types
Typescripts.
Printer's proofs.

Related Material

Books, audio cassettes, and video tapes received with this collection were transferred to appropriate departments within the Ransom Center.


Administrative Information

Acquisition:

Gift, 1995 (Gift no. 10337)

Processed by:

Liz Murray, 1996 (revised 2005)


Ronald Christ Papers--Folder List

 
Box Folder
1 1 Cahill, Kevin, "Clearing the Fields," 1994 Symposium program



 
Box Folder
1 2 Centofanti, Jorge, "Onir," novella, typescript with translation, nd



 
Box Folder
1 3 Chilean arpilleras, photographs and contact sheets



 
Christ, Ronald
The Narrow Act: Borges' Art of Allusion, 1994
Box Folder
1 4-5 Proofs of 2nd printing and first edition
6 Index and miscellaneous pages
7-9 Proofs, copy editor's corrections, second edition
Box Folder
2 1 Unbound SITES/Lumen Books edition, 1995
Correspondence
Box Folder
2 2 Harris, Wilson, 1981-1982
3 Lane, Helen R., correspondence, 1988-1994
4-5 Ransom Center and the Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery
6 The University of Texas Press
Box Folder
3 1 The University of Texas Press, cont'd



 
Cozarinsky, Edgardo
Borges in/and/on Film (1988)
Box Folder
3 2 Typescript, corrected
3 Photocopies of sources
4 Galleys, English translation, with corrections
5 Spanish edition, with corrections
Urban Voodoo (1990)
Box Folder
3 6 Early drafts, corrected typescripts
Box Folder
4 1 Early drafts, corrected typescripts, cont'd
2-3 Proofs
4 Corrected typescript, Spanish text
5 Editorial material
6 Correspondence, 1976-1988



 
Box Folder
4 7 Eltit, Diamela, Sacred Cow (1995), materials and correspondence related to revision of translation



 
Box Folder
4 8 Goytisolo, Juan, program, letters, transcript, etc. related to appearance of Goytisolo and James Purdy at the Spanish Institute in New York, Christ moderator



 
Jujol, Josep Maria, The Architecture of Josep Maria Jujol (1996)
Box Folder
4 9 Typescript of Christ's translation
Box Folder
5 1 Jujol, Josep Maria, typescript of Christ's translation, cont'd



 
Box Folder
5 2 Llosa, Mario Vargas, Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter (1982), uncorrected proof, translation by Helen R. Lane



 
Box Folder
5 3 Márquez, Gabriel García, Love in the Time of Cholera (1988), uncorrected proof, translation by Edith Grossman



 
Megged, Matti, The Animal that Never Was: In Search of the Unicorn (1992)
Box Folder
5 4-6 Typescripts, proofs, galleys, and correspondence
Box Folder
6 1-6 Typescripts, proofs, galleys, cont'd
Box Folder
7 1-6 Typescripts, proofs, galleys, cont'd



 
Box Folder
8 1 Parra, Nicano, texts for poetry reading at the YMHA Poetry Center, 1984



 
Box Folder
8 2-5 Proske, Beatrice, materials related to Anna Hyatt Huntington; D. Dollens/Christ photographs of Huntington's work and Christ's editing of Proske typescript for SITES issue on 19th century sculpture in New York



 
Box Folder
8 6 Puig, Manuel, Under a Mantle of Stars (1992), blueline and production material, translated by Christ



 
Sarduy, Severo, Written On a Body (1989)
Box Folder
9 1-6 Corrected typescripts of translation by Carol Maier, with correspondence
7-8 Galleys
Box Folder
10 1 Galleys, con'td
2 Spanish edition, photocopy of published text



 
Box Folder
10 3 Scott, Mark, typescripts of poems



 
Box Folder
10 4 Silveira, Regina, visual and gallery material, postcards



 
West, Paul, Byron and the Spoiler's Art (1992)
Box Folder
10 5-7 Typescripts with author's corrections
8-9 Proofs, corrected and uncorrected
10* Miscellaneous material [*signed, framed photograph of Rosario Galán, Puerto Rican Flamenco dancer; and unidentified design layout with printer's instructions, removed to oversize box 11]



 
Box
11 Oversize