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.