Armstrong Browning Library

Dallas & the Panhandle Plains

On the Baylor campus, this peaceful refuge of a museum houses a beautiful collection of stained glass, as well as the world's largest collection of original manuscripts and personal effects of the Romantic English poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Don't miss the 'sunrise/sunset' windows in the gorgeous Foyer of Meditation.

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