Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin

for “The Greenwich Village Bookshop Door: A Portal to Bohemia, 1920-1925,” available online


“This colorful, engaging and innovative electronic exhibition showcases a physical artifact, a door, to draw visitors into the manuscripts archive where they will discover a social network from the past: a neighborhood steeped in artistic and literary mystique,” stated Williams.“Showcasing excellent writing and extensive original research, the exhibition utilizes crowdsourcing to invite additional contributions while providing layer upon layer information and scholarship.”

Awards Won

Title Year
Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab American Book Prices Current Exhibition Catalogue Awards

These awards are given annually in recognition of excellence in the publication of catalogues and brochures that accompany exhibitions of library and archival materials, as well as for electronic exhibitions of such materials. They are administered by the Exhibition Awards Committee of the ALA/ACRL Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS), whose operating expenses are covered by a generous endowment from Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab, editors of American Book Prices Current.

2013 - Winner(s)