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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 2016

Print Spring/Summer issue

 

Contents

 

Features 

A Garden in Deep Freeze

 

A Garden in Deep Freeze

The Huntington's cryopreservation program strives to conserve endangered plants
By Usha Lee McFarling

 

The caretakers of the tender succulents in the Desert Garden may cringe at news of a prolonged cold snap...  more

 


Frederick Hammersley's Art Against the Machine

 

Frederick Hammersley's Art Against the Machine

The painter's computer-generated drawings were groundbreaking and playful
By James Glisson

 

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Frederick Hammersley (1919—2009) studied at Chouinard Art Institute...  more

 


Departments 

Social Scene

 

Social Scene

A peek at what we’re up to online

more


Where There's a Will

 

Curator's Insight: Where There's a Will

Reverence for The Bard permeates The Huntington
By Stephen Tabor

  

Marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death... more


Mulholland's Fatal Dam

 

Lessons Learned: Mulholland's Fatal Dam

Two historians assess Mulholland’s responsibility for one of the nation’s worst civil engineering disasters
By Norris Hundley, Jr. and Donald C. Jackson

 

In the critically acclaimed book Heavy Ground: William Mulholland and the St. Francis Dam Disaster... more


In Print

 

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

 


All Mixed Up

 

Back Page: All Mixed Up

Grab the scissors and re-create a 19th-century parlor game
By Kate Lain

 

Hammersley's Computer Drawings

A Garden in Deep Freeze

Where There's A Will

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