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Huntington Frontiers

 

Huntington Frontiers connects readers with the rich intellectual life of The Huntington, capturing in news and features the work of researchers, educators, curators, and others across a range of disciplines. It is produced biannually by the Office of Communications.

 

Kevin Durkin, Huntington Frontiers Editor


Frontiers Spring/Summer 2015

Print Spring/Summer issue

 

Contents

 

Features 

Steve Koblik

 

The Bogey Man

Life, learning, leadership, and legacy according to Steve Koblik
By Susan Turner-Lowe

 

“OK, give me a number. And then once you do that, I’ll figure out the bogey.” This is Steve Koblik...  more

 


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The Secret Life of Stinky

There’s more to the corpse flower than its giant bloom
By Lynne Heffley

 

Behind the scenes at The Huntington, in a quiet greenhouse tucked away from public view, something big is brewing...  more

 


Departments 

News Bytes

 

News Bytes

More Than Meets the Eyes  •  With a Wave of Her Wand  •  Culture à La Carte  •  Newton’s Lost Works, Found

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Doyle Lane Mural

 

A Closer Look: Three Artists, Three Visions

African-American art at The Huntington
By James Glisson

  

The Huntington continues to fill in gaps in its collecting areas, most recently by homing in on works by African-American artists... more


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Lessons Learned: Broken Hearts Cannot Be Photographed

The Huntington’s curator of photographs captures the emotional impact of the Civil War
By Kevin Durkin

 

If you missed The Huntington’s unprecedented exhibition of 200 rare Civil War photographs in 2013, you will be pleased to learn that the Huntington Library Press has just published a powerful book based on the show... more


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Accessions: Saving the Birds

The Huntington acquires the papers of an award-winning Hawaiian naturalist
By Daniel Lewis

  

When it comes to the study of Hawaiian birds, few scientists can rival Sheila Conant... more


A Sampling of Books

 

In Print: A Sampling of Books Based on Research in the Collections

 


Millard Sheets

 

Postscript: The Millard Sheets We Didn’t Know

The Huntington is the new home of a residential mural by Millard Sheets
By Thea M. Page

  

For many of us who grew up in Southern California, Millard Sheets’ public murals are among the indelible images of... more

 

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