Useful Links

Research Tools

The Brownings: A Research Guide is a comprehensive and fully annotated online research tool that facilitates the study of the works and lives of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and their circle.

The Browning Letters provides digital images of Wellesley's courtship letters and a portion of Baylor's Browning letters. Images will continue to be added by these institutions, and other collections are invited to join in this collaborative effort.

The Elizabeth Barrett Browning Archive presents teaching texts and resources edited by Beverly Taylor and Marjorie Stone to supplement Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Selected Poems, published by Broadwood Press, 2009.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning Project—this web-based selection contains versions of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's works that are difficult to represent in print. It supplements the scholarly edition of The Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, published by Pickering and Chatto in 2010. Sandra Donaldson, General Editor.

Lady Layard's Journal contains significant observations and reminiscences by Enid, Lady Layard (1843-1912). She was a good friend to Browning in his later years.

The Joseph Milsand Archive provides a checklist of Milsand's correspondence and a catalogue of his collections. Joseph Antoine Milsand (1817-1886) was introduced to the Brownings in 1851 and came to be Browning's closest friend.

Other Baylor Sites

BearCat, the Baylor University Libraries' online catalog, can be searched to find all of the books, music scores, audio/visual material, and many of the periodicals located in the Armstrong Browning Library.

Central Libraries

English Department

Martin Museum of Art

Mayborn Museum Complex

School of Music

Additional Sites

Browning Societies
The New York Browning Society;
The Browning Society of London;

Browning-related Sites
St. Marylebone Parish Church, London, England;
Wellesley College Browning Collection;
Westminster Abbey, London, England;

Traveling to Fano, Italy?
Fano Web (this site is in Italian!);
Try this site for general tourist information;

Traveling to Florence, Italy?
Visit Casa Guidi, the home of the Brownings from 1847 to 1861, or even rent it overnight;

Traveling to Waco, Texas?
This site will help plan your trip and provide information on local events and attractions in Waco and in the Heart of Texas;

Curious about the value of your old books?
See this guide produced by the Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of the American Colleges and Research Libraries Division of the American Library Association;