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Harry Ransom

Harry Huntt Ransom (1908–1976) was a historian, author, and longtime administrator at the University of Texas. He served as the university's president in 1960, and eventually became the Chancellor of the University of Texas System from 1961 to 1971. He was also instrumental in founding the Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin, which changed its name to the Harry Ransom Center in 1983.

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