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Feb
20
2020
The Lakeside Browning Club Visits the Armstrong Browning Library
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.
Jan
29
2020
Armstrong Browning Library Announces 2020 Three-Month Research Fellow
Dr. Mark Sandy, Professor of English, Durham University (UK), has been selected by the Armstrong Browning Library as its Three-Month Research Fellow for the fall 2020 term.
Jan
29
2020
The “Minor English Poets Collection”: National Memory and Ecocritical Poetry
Visiting Scholar Jerome Wynter explores the Armstrong Browning Library's Minor English Poets Collection in his contribution to our blog series "Reflections from a Visiting Scholar."
Jan
8
2020
A Tale of Two Roberts: My ABL Journey (it’s just beginning….)
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.
Aug
28
2019
Adventure in the Archives
Read about Visiting Scholar Cheri Larsen Hoeckley's adventure in the Armstrong Browning Library archives in her contribution to our blog series “Reflections from a Visiting Scholar.”
Jul
19
2019
“Preserve All Opinions”: Elizabeth Barrett and Critical Conversation at the ABL
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."
Jul
17
2019
Freedom Schools Visit the Armstrong Browning Library
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.
Jun
12
2019
Armstrong Browning Library Welcomes Summer Interns
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.
May
16
2019
Emeritus Professor Rita S. Patteson Honored as Mace-Bearer for Baylor Graduation Ceremony
We’re thrilled to announce that our former director, Rita S. Patteson, has been chosen as mace-bearer for the Baylor graduation ceremony on Friday afternoon. What an honor!
Mar
20
2019
Introducing...The Victorian Collection: Theater, Art, and Music
The Armstrong Browning Library's Victorian Collection is now available online. Check out some of the letters and manuscripts relating to theater, art, and music in this blog post by Melinda Creech.
Feb
28
2019
The Victorian Cactus Craze? Succulents in Nineteenth-Century Poetry
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."
Feb
13
2019
Introducing...The Victorian Collection: Religion and Politics
The Armstrong Browning Library's Victorian Collection is now available online. Check out some of the letters and manuscripts relating to religion and politics in this blog post by Melinda Creech.
Feb
8
2019
19th Century Valentines
Looking for a Victorian style Valentine? Download and print your own from our collection of Valentines.
Jan
23
2019
Introducing...The Victorian Collection: Science and Exploration
The Armstrong Browning Library's Victorian Collection is now available online. Check out some of the letters relating to science and exploration in this blog post by Melinda Creech.
Dec
7
2018
Hair and Hairwork at the Armstrong Browning Library
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."
Nov
26
2018
Armstrong Browning Library Announces 2019 Three-Month Research Fellow
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.
Nov
26
2018
Introducing...The Victorian Collection at the Armstrong Browning Library
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.
Nov
21
2018
Whittling Robert Browning
What do The Beatles and Robert Browning have in common? Read Dr. Derham Groves’s blog post to find out.
Nov
7
2018
Rhyme and Reform
On October 4-5, 2018, the Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University jointly hosted “Rhyme and Reform” with the University of Strathclyde and the University of Manchester.
Oct
25
2018
Melvin Schuetz for the Moon
Melvin Schuetz, the Armstrong Browning Library's assistant to the curators, has had an amazing year!
Oct
17
2018
ABL Welcomes New Library Host
The Armstrong Browning Library is pleased to welcome Kacie Collin as a part-time Library Host.
Oct
10
2018
Rhyme and Reform Symposium: An Instructor’s Perspective
Armstrong Browning Library’s Graduate Research Assistant Meagan Anthony writes about her decision to bring her English course to the opening reception of Rhyme and Reform’s exhibit.
Sep
19
2018
The Brownings’ Literary Network: Curator Interview
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.
Sep
12
2018
ABL Welcomes Three-Month Research Fellow Professor Clare Simmons
The ABL welcomed Three-Month Research Fellow for 2018 Professor Clare Simmons to Baylor with a reception on Friday, September 7.
Aug
31
2018
Rhyme and Reform
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.
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