On January 21st the Lakeside Browning Club of Dallas, Texas came to the Armstrong Browning Library for a tour and luncheon. The purpose of their visit was to see in person the items purchased with the generous gift they made to the Armstrong Browning Library last year in anticipation of the Club’s 100th anniversary in 2023.
When I was preparing to come to the Armstrong Browning Library for my three-month fellowship, I had a range of plans that involved book proposals, chapter drafts, and well-thought-out structures for the research I was going to do. Previous experience should have warned me otherwise. I should have known that my project would become, in the words of Oscar Wilde’s Algernon Moncrieff, “quite exploded”—in the best possible way.
Read about what caught Visiting Scholar Rachael Isom's interest in the Armstrong Browning Library's collections this summer in her contribution to our blog series "Reflections from a Visiting Scholar."
Nearly 40 middle grades scholars from the Transformation Zone at Indian Springs Middle School who are currently enrolled in the Baylor Freedom Schools Program visited the Armstrong Browning Library for a tour.
Each year the Baylor Libraries offer paid summer internships for Baylor graduate and undergraduate students. This summer Molly Lewis, a PhD candidate in the Department of English, and TJ Watson, a University Scholars major, were selected for internships with the Armstrong Browning Library.
Visiting Scholar Lindsay Wells, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Art History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discusses the Victorian cactus craze in her contribution to the ABL’s blog series "Reflections from a Visiting Scholar."
Heather Hind, Ph.D. Candidate at the Universities of Exeter and Bristol, United Kingdom, reveals the hairy discoveries she made while spending a month at the Armstrong Browning Library in her contribution to our blog series “Reflections from a Visiting Scholar."
Dr. Lesa Scholl, Head of Kathleen Lumley College, University of Adelaide, South Australia, has been selected by the Armstrong Browning Library as its Three-Month Research Fellow for the fall 2019 term.
The Armstrong Browning Library is pleased to announce the release of The Victorian Collection online. This new digital collection contains over 3,000 letters and manuscripts connected to prominent and lesser known British and American figures and complements the Armstrong Browning Library’s unparalleled collection of materials relating to the Victorian poets Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
Before our current exhibit, “The Literary Network of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning,” closes on September 28, we asked Dr. Kristen Pond a few questions about her course on literary networks.
The Armstrong Browning Library, in partnership with the University of Strathclyde in Scotland and the University of Manchester in England, will mark the 175th anniversary of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s “The Cry of the Children” with a series of scholarly presentations, performances of laboring-class balladry, and interactive workshops on October 4-5, 2018.