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Posted on Oct. 9, 2019 by Usha Lee McFarling
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The Huntington has joined an ambitious effort to collect and preserve the biodiversity of all species on Earth ...

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Oct. 2, 2019 by Lauren Rodriguez
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With his back turned to us, a mechanic is the focal point of Hugo Gellert's painting Worker and Machine (1928), currently on view in the Virginia Steele Scott Gallery of American Art ...
Sep. 25, 2019 by Alexander Statman
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"The Qianlong emperor, now regnant, gave a truly paternal feast for 3,000 old men assembled from all parts of the empire." ...
Sep. 18, 2019 by Bart Eeckhout and Lisa Goldfarb
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Especially among poets, artists, and scholars, Wallace Stevens stands as one of the giants of American poetry ...
Sep. 10, 2019 by Carribean Fragoza
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Carribean Fragoza, a freelance journalist who writes about art in Southern California, Vanessa Wilkie, the William A. Moffett Curator of Medieval Manuscripts and British History at The Huntington, and...
Sep. 5, 2019 by Deborah Miller
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Starting today, The Huntington kicks off the birthday of a century with something for everyone ...
Aug. 30, 2019 by Staff
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One hundred years ago today, on a hot, dusty day in San Marino, Henry E. and Arabella Duvall Huntington signed the trust indenture ...
Aug. 23, 2019 by Janet Browne
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In June, 16 eager participants from around the globe arrived for the inaugural Huntington residential summer institute in the history of science, technology, and medicine ...
Aug. 14, 2019 by Allie Brandt
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A line of handsome fairy couples dance gaily through sheaths of harvested wheat ...
Aug. 7, 2019 by Usha Lee McFarling
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The Huntington has taken a lead role in recent years in the cutting-edge field of plant cryopreservation ...
Jul. 31, 2019 by Mary Learner
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Early modern readers left their marks on the printed page in many ways: They wrote annotations or drew manicules ...
Jul. 24, 2019 by Lori Anne Ferrell
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The Huntington Library is one of the world's renowned independent research libraries, housing some 11 million items that span the 11th to 21st centuries ...
Jul. 17, 2019 by Usha Lee McFarling
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Bees are no strangers to The Huntington. There are numerous hives in trees on the property that cause few problems  ...
Jul. 10, 2019 by Linda Chiavaroli
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An art installation unlike any The Huntington has displayed before is now on view in the Chinese Garden ...
Jun. 26, 2019 by Lily Allen
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They sit on a rectangular piece of plywood that rises mere inches off the ground—more like a dancefloor than a platform ...
Jun. 12, 2019 by Usha Lee McFarling
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Have you ever wondered what happens to the ripe, luscious oranges you see growing in The Huntington's orchards? They help feed people in need ...
Jun. 5, 2019 by Deborah Miller
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This is the season when students start scribbling words like "Have a great summer!" ...
May. 22, 2019 by Natalie Russell
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"Books are weapons in the war of ideas." This was the motto of the Council on Books in Wartime, a consortium of ...
On March 27, 1802, Britain and France signed the Treaty of Amiens, ending a decade of warfare ...
May. 8, 2019 by Peter Blodgett
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It has been 150 years since eastbound and westbound railroad tracks first met at Utah's Promontory Summit, the culmination of many years of planning ...
May. 1, 2019 by Usha Lee McFarling
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Kelly Fernandez, head gardener of the Herb and Shakespeare gardens at The Huntington, and her team of docent volunteers are always on the lookout for plant materials ...