From Her Pen to the Printed Page: The Manuscripts and Working Papers of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Material Description

The materials in this collection represent the early working papers, initial drafts and authorial feedback of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, one of the Victorian era's most revered and well-known poets. Drawn from the collections of Baylor University's Armstrong Browning Library; the special collections of Wellesley College; and holdings of the University of Texas at Austin; and other, smaller partners, the manuscripts provide unparalleled insight into Browning's creative process, keen eye for detail and persistence in presenting her materials in their purest form. The digital collection will feature high resolution images of the manuscripts as well as plain text transcriptions of each work for keyword search functionality, quick reading and easier discovery by online search engines.

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Baylor University


Mr. Darryl Stuhr
Baylor University

Collaborating Institution(s)

Wellesley College; University of Texas – Austin

Date Range

1806 - 1861

Geographic Scope

The materials represented cover primarily the United Kingdom (England), Italy and the United States.


  • 553 Manuscripts