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Posted on May. 27, 2020 by Suzanne Oatey
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She was the eldest of three daughters from Henry E. Huntington's first marriage and shared her father's appreciation for art, books, and the beauty of California ...

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Mar. 15, 2013 by Lisa Blackburn
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Will you be wearing green this weekend for Saint Patrick’s Day? If so, you’ll have plenty of good company. But there will be one notable holdout: Saint Patrick himself. In the earliest known likeness...
Mar. 12, 2013 by Sue Hodson
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“His finest-tuned tale yet.” The tale in question is Kent Haruf’s Benediction just published by Knopf...
Mar. 7, 2013 by Shelley Kresan
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Another post in a series from the cataloger of the Anne M. Cranston cookbook collection which consists of approximately 4400 British and American cookbooks from the 19th and 20th centuries. In this series...
Mar. 5, 2013 by Steve Hindle
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Steve Hindle, the W. M. Keck Foundation Director of Research at The Huntington, will present a lecture at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening, March 6, in Friends’ Hall. His subject: The economic history...
Mar. 1, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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When the conclave of cardinals assembles to replace Pope Benedict XVI, it might look past the example of Pope Gregory XII—the last pope to resign, in 1415—to Gregory I (ca. 540–604), known to history...
Feb. 27, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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Henry Edwards Huntington was born on this day in 1850, which makes today Founder’s Day at The Huntington. You can mark the occasion by
Feb. 21, 2013 by Catherine Wehrey
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Winners of the Pulitzer Prize might walk the halls of the Huntington Library but come February the only awards that matter are the Oscars. Luckily The Huntington has one in its collections In 1956...
Feb. 15, 2013 by Brandon Tam
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Aung San Suu Kyi, Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Abraham Lincoln, and Nelson Mandela have all changed the world in one way or another. And from Cymbidium Margaret Thatcher to Phalaenopsis Aung San...
Feb. 14, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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Bates and Anna Matthew and Lady Mary Lady Edith and Sir Anthony Lord and Lady Grantham If you are a fan of the British television series “Downton Abbey” you know that all is not fair in love...
Feb. 13, 2013 by Shelley Kresan
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Another post—in two parts this time—in a series from the cataloger of the Anne M. Cranston cookbook collection, which consists of approximately 4,400 British and American cookbooks from the 19th and...
Feb. 12, 2013 by Shelley Kresan
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Another post—in two parts this time—in a series from the cataloger of the Anne M. Cranston cookbook collection, which consists of approximately 4,400 British and American cookbooks from the 19th and...
Feb. 7, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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For the second time in four years, The Huntington’s Library Collectors’...
Feb. 5, 2013 by Kate Lain
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Videre, Latin for to see, is a video series that plays with the idea of re-seeing. The short works featured here are explorations of sights, sounds, and sensing at The Huntington “Surface” is a short...
Feb. 1, 2013 by Lisa Blackburn
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As Valentine’s Day approaches, long-stemmed red roses tend to get a lot of hype. But here at The Huntington, February is all about camellias, as thousands of flowering shrubs come into glorious full...
Jan. 29, 2013 by Matt Stevens
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Jonathan Davis Hale and Henry Z. Osborne are not household names. Then again, that fact just might be their greatest appeal to historians The Hale papers and Osborne papers are two of the acquisitions...
Jan. 25, 2013 by Brandon Tam
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Mimosas all around! No, not the one you drink! The Mimosa I'm talking about is Mimosa pudica, "The Sensitive Plant" that is growing in The Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory for Botanical Science. Some...