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News Release
Nov. 13, 2019
SAN MARINO, Calif.—The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has acquired two collections related to abolition and slavery in 19th-century America, including an...
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Nov. 13, 2019 by Clay Stalls and Anita Weaver
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With The Huntington's yearlong centennial celebration in full swing, there is no better time than now to recognize the legacy of the late Haydée Noya ...
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Nov. 6, 2019 by Earle Havens and Mark Rankin
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What happens to a religious culture once it is no longer allowed to exist? Where might we look to find the material remnants of a religious community that was gradually suppressed ...
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Oct. 30, 2019 by Emily Bell
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I was lucky enough to spend June 2019 as a Michael J. Connell Foundation Fellow at The Huntington, working with the James Thomas Fields Papers ...
Lecture
Oct. 29, 2019
An esteemed panel of astronomers, historians, and engineers explore astronomy's fantastical theories and fascinating discoveries with moderator and Caltech university archivist Peter Sachs Collopy. Panelists...
Lecture
Oct. 27, 2019
Author Julie Leung and illustrator Chris Sasaki discuss the inspiring true story behind their children's book, Paper Son. Li Wei Yang, curator of Pacific Rim Collections at The Huntington, introduces the...
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Oct. 23, 2019 by Carribean Fragoza
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Carribean Fragoza, a freelance journalist who writes about art in Southern California, focuses in this post on Dana Johnson, writer and associate professor of English ...
Lecture
Oct. 23, 2019
William Deverell, director of the Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West, explores the life of Henry E. Huntington (1850-1927) against the backdrop of American history. This program is a Haynes...
News Release
Oct. 22, 2019
SAN MARINO, Calif.— The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that Dennis Carr has been named Virginia Steele Scott Chief Curator of American Art. In his current role...
Lecture
Oct. 20, 2019
Noted ethnobotanist Mark Plotkin and cartographer Brian Hettler of the Amazon Conservation Team discuss the work of Richard Schultes the 20th-century ethnobotanist and share their new interactive map...
Conference
Oct. 18, 2019
The year 1919 was a tumultuous one in American history. It was also the year that Henry E. Huntington created the institution that bears his name. This conference, designed around The Huntington's Nineteen...
Frontiers
Oct. 17, 2019
Author Lynell George reflects on assembling the Huntington timeline
 
As part of the preparation for The Huntington’s Centennial year, Los Angeles–based journalist and essayist Lynell...

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