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The Huntington Library is one of the world's great independent research libraries, with more than eleven million items spanning the 11th to 21st centuries. These extraordinary and diverse materials are centered on fourteen intersecting collection strengths:

Medieval Manuscripts
Prints, Posters, and Ephemera
Pacific Rim
Western American History
Unknown photographer. 9th Cavalry ("Buffalo Soldiers"), 1903. photCL 43. Purchased from Holmes Book Company, 1947.
American History
British History
Early Printed Books
Hispanic History and Culture
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Literature in English
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Rare materials may be consulted in the Ahmanson Reading Room 9 a.m.–4:45 p.m.

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