Victorian Letters Collection

In addition to its unparalleled collection of materials relating to the Victorian poets Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, the Armstrong Browning Library houses a large collection of Victorian letters and manuscripts connected to other prominent and lesser known British and American figures. The collection includes letters and manuscripts from many notable nineteenth-century authors such as Charles Dickens, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas Carlyle, John Henry Newman, George MacDonald, and John Ruskin. The collection also includes letters and manuscripts from political figures, religious leaders, scientists, artists, art collectors, and explorers. The letters and manuscripts in this growing collection, which currently contains over 3,000 items, can be browsed and searched by date, author, keyword, or first line of text.







Access items by these featured authors :


Adams, Sarah Flower Field, Kate Kingsley, Rose Georgina Roosevelt, Theodore
Arnold, Matthew Forman, Alfred Kipling, Rudyard Rossetti, Christina Georgina
Barnum, P.T. (Phineas Taylor) Forman, Alma Murray Landor, Walter Savage Rossetti, William Michael
Birrell, Augustine Forman, H. Buxton (Harry Buxton) Leighton of Stretton, Frederic, Baron Ruskin, John
Carlyle, Thomas Forster, John Locker, Frederick Severn, Joan
Carpenter, William Boyd Fox, W. J. (William Johnson) Long, Walter H. Shaw, George Bernard
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor Furnivall, Frederick James Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth Shearman, Montague
Cook, Eliza Gladstone, W. E. (William Ewart) Lowell, James Russell Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Cornwall, Barry Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Lyttelton, Alfred Swinburne, Algernon Charles
de Selincourt, Ernest Hillyard-Swinstead, Eulalia Lytton, Edward Bulwer (Baron) Taylor, Tom
de Vere, Aubrey Holmes, Oliver Wendell Macdonald, George Tenniel, John
Dickens, Charles Hood, P. H. Maclise, Daniel Tennyson, Lord Alfred
Dowden, Edward Horne, R. H. (Richard H.) Molineux, Marie Ada Thackeray, William Makepeace
Dowden, Elizabeth Dickinson West Hughes, Thomas Müller, F. Max (Friedrich Max) Vaughan, Virginia
Doyle, Arthur Conan Jameson, Mrs. (Anna) Napoleon III, Emperor of the French Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden
Eliot, T.S. (Thomas Stearns) Jefferson, Thomas Newman, Francis William Wedgwood, Josiah
Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George VI, King of Great Britain Kingsland, William Newman, John-Henry Whittier, John Greenleaf
Emerson, Ralph Waldo Kingsley, Charles Pickard, Samuel T. (Samuel Thomas) Wise, Thomas James

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Activity Note


This collection is considered an active collection. Items will be added periodically as they are acquired by Baylor University and processed through the Digitization and Digital Collection Preservation Services group.