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.
The Armstrong Browning Library's current exhibition, The Literary Network of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, curated by students in Dr. Kristen Pond's course on Literary Networks in the Nineteenth and Early-Twentieth Centuries is on display in the Hankamer Treasure Room until mid-September.
In anticipation of the Titanic exhibition coming to the Mayborn Museum Complex in June, Dr. Melinda Creech searched the holdings of the Armstrong Browning Library to see what Titanic connections she might find here. Read her first post about postcards, the Titanic, and the founding of an exclusive club.
Denae Dyck, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Victoria, Canada, shares what she discovered while examining manuscripts and marginalia at the Armstrong Browning Library in her contribution to our blog series “Reflections from a Visiting Scholar."
Dr. Clare Simmons, Professor of English at The Ohio State University, has been selected by the Armstrong Browning Library as its Three-Month Research Fellow for the fall 2018 term. The competitive fellowship program invites established scholars to apply for research appointments that leverage the unique collection of nineteenth-century resources collected at the Armstrong Browning Library.
Our museum studies summer intern Katie Mackenzie unveils treasures found in a victorian era autograph album that belonged to Elizabeth Whittier Pickard (1846-1902), who was the niece of the American poet John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892).
The Baylor Libraries have enjoyed the company and innovations of many librarians over the years and Cynthia Burgess is no exception. Burgess has been an asset to Armstrong Browning Library (ABL) for almost 29 years. This spring, the Libraries prepare to bid her adieu as she embarks on a life of well deserved retirement.
Armstrong Browning Library (ABL) is excited to announce Dr. Dino Felluga, professor of English at Purdue University, as the very first recipient of Armstrong Browning Library’s Three-Month Research Fellowship. The fellowship was created by Dean Emeritus Pattie Orr and Rita Patteson, former director of ABL, in collaboration with Dr. Joshua King, Margarett Root Brown Chair in Robert Browning and Victorian Studies.
Our museum studies summer intern Katie Mackenzie spent much of her time working with our Victorian letters collection. In this article, she explores the variety of sketches and drawings found with the letters in our collections.
Visiting Scholar Rose Sneyd, a PhD Candidate at Dalhousie University in Canada, describes how the nineteenth-century resources of the Armstrong Browning Library moved her dissertation research forward.