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Posted on 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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Aug. 29, 2016 by Sue Hodson
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Few people know that Edith Wharton (1862–1937), the eminent American author, played a significant role in the war effort during World War I. Wharton lived in France for much of her life, and, appalled...
Aug. 25, 2016 by Kevin Durkin
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The Summer 2016 Huntington Library Quarterly is a special issue devoted to English broadside ballads from the mid-16th to mid-18th centuries. That was the...
Aug. 22, 2016 by Diana W. Thompson
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The Huntington recently acquired a collection of rare succulents from the late Gerald Barad (1923–2016) of Flemington, New Jersey. Participants at the Philadelphia...
Aug. 18, 2016 by Asif Siddiqi
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I’m a history professor doing research on how the detritus left behind by the space race informs the global circulation of knowledge in the modern era. One of the things I love about academic exploration...
Aug. 15, 2016 by Diana W. Thompson
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Chicago-based collage artist Candace Hunter first started reading Octavia Butler’s speculative fiction as an undergraduate. Themes from Butler’s...
Aug. 10, 2016 by Chelsea Trinh
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As construction winds down in the Virginia Steele Scott Galleries of American Art, many works from The Huntington’s permanent collection are once again on display Among these works are a few new additions...
Aug. 4, 2016 by Natalie Russell
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As the world celebrates the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro—where more than 10,000 athletes from over 200 countries will compete in 41 sports—we want to share with you some of the Olympics-related...
Aug. 1, 2016 by Kate Lain
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With LOOK>>, we venture into our wide-ranging collections and bring out a single object to explore in a short video. In this installment, we look at a late 19th-century parlor game