Armstrong Browning Library & Museum

The Armstrong Browning Library & Museum is dedicated to the study of the lives and works of Victorian poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and houses the world’s largest collection of Browning material and other fine collections of rare 19th-century books, manuscripts, and works of art.

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Mar. 24, 2022
ABL Visiting Scholar to Present Lord Byron's Visions of Venice
On Friday, April 8, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. CDT in the Hankamer Treasure Room of Armstrong Browning Library, Dr. Mark Sandy, Professor of English, Durham University (UK) and Armstrong Browning Library Three-Month Research Fellow, will present, "She hath a Spell Beyond Her Name: Byron's Poetic Reflections on Venice, Subjectivity, and Temporality." This event is free and open to the public and will be livestreamed on Zoom.
Mar. 20, 2022
Recent Gift Enhances Harriet Martineau Resources at Armstrong Browning Library
Professor Deborah A. Logan, professor emerita of Victorian literature at Western Kentucky University, recently gifted Baylor's Armstrong Browning Library and Museum with her personal Harriet Martineau collection. This donation includes over 100 volumes that will fuel future research for visiting scholars.
Oct. 28, 2021
Browning Scholar Enjoys Long-Awaited Research Visit
In late 2019, Marta Gimenez Orti, a doctoral student from Spain, received a scholarship from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. The award enabled her to conduct dissertation research for a semester at Armstrong Browning Library & Museum at Baylor University, which is the international center for research on the lives and works of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. However, as she began to make travel plans it soon became clear her Baylor visit would be delayed due to COVID-19.
Sep. 2, 2021
British Poet Fiona Sampson Presents Virtual Poetry Reading and Lecture
Baylor's Armstrong Browning Library & Museum in partnership with the Beall Poetry Festival host renowned British poet and writer Fiona Sampson for a virtual poetry reading and lecture Sept. 15 and 16 at 3:00 p.m. CDT