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.
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.