Funding: Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation
Biographical/historical: Robert Browning was a British poet. Born on May 7, 1812, Browning wrote his first major work, "Pauline: a fragment of a confession" at the age of twenty. He married Elizabeth Barrett in 1826 and with her encouragement went on to become one of the major Victorian poets
Date: The bulk of the collection was created between approximately 1835-1889
Ownership: The bulk of the materials was formerly owned by W. T. H. Howe and Owen D. Young. Some of the materials came to the Berg Collection with the Moulton-Barrett papers. The holograph of "Epps" is accompanied by Roderick Terry's bookplate; De la Ramee's holograph poem with Carl Van Vechten's bookplate; and the letters to Edward Dowden and to Leigh Hunt with Harry Bache Smith's bookplate.