University of Texas at Austin

Don Draper and 'Mad Men' archive land at University of Texas

The last America saw of Don Draper, he was meditating on a Pacific hillside, imagining one of the most iconic ads in television history.

What's left of the flawed protagonist of "Mad Men" has now gone to Texas.

Show creator Matthew Weiner and production company Lionsgate have donated the "Mad Men" archive — including scripts, drafts, notes, props, costumes, digital video and reams of research materials that went into creating the show's richly detailed presentation of the American 1960s — to the University of Texas' Harry Ransom Center humanities library.

Weiner, who also wrote and directed many episodes, said he donated the archive...

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