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Lecture
Jan. 21, 2020
Sir Diarmaid MacCulloch, emeritus professor of the History of the Church at the University of Oxford and Fellow of St. Cross College, introduces his ground-breaking biography of the self-made statesman...
Lecture
Jan. 16, 2020
Sally Gordon (University of Pennsylvania) and Kevin Waite (Durham University) explore the role of the Mormon Church and the spread of slavery across the continent in the mid-19th century through the life...
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Jan. 15, 2020 by Carribean Fragoza
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The new visual and written works in "Beside the Edge of the World" guide us boldly beyond the limits of the world documented in archives ...
Video
Jan. 13, 2020
J. Goldsborough Bruff was a cartographer who got gold fever and went west to California in 1849. Like most everyone else, he found no gold, but he left behind something truly unique. And one hundred years...
Lecture
Jan. 13, 2020
Paul G. Haaga Jr., Huntington Trustee emeritus, chair of the board of NPR, and retired chair of Capital Research and Management Company, in conversation with Meg Whitman, CEO of Quibi, former president...
Lecture
Jan. 9, 2020
Rose hybridizer Tom Carruth, the E. L. and Ruth B. Shannon Curator of the Rose Collections at The Huntington, discusses how he developed his newest floribunda, 'Huntington's 100th', named in honor of the...
Lecture
Jan. 8, 2020
Rob Iliffe, professor of the history of science at the University of Oxford, discusses two little-known documents that reveal how Isaac Newton's approach to prosecuting contemporary counterfeiters as a...
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Jan. 7, 2020 by Joel A. Klein
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Isaac Newton (1643–1727) is generally regarded as one of the most significant individuals in the history of science ...
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Jan. 2, 2020 by Linda Chiavaroli
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Once asked by the press if he planned to write a memoir, the famously private Henry E. Huntington demurred ...
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Dec. 23, 2019 by Kevin Durkin
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On Aug. 30, 1919, Henry and Arabella Huntington signed the trust agreement that established The Huntington ...
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Dec. 17, 2019 by Stephen Cushman
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The Huntington’s 2019 Centennial Celebration also marks the 200th birth year of Walt Whitman (1819–1892), the Good Gray Poet and a collecting interest of Henry E. Huntington.  ...
Conference
Dec. 13, 2019
This conference introduces British art and social critic John Ruskin to a modern audience and makes the case for his continuing relevance in our own troubled time ...

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