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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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Sep. 6, 2017 by Lisa Blackburn
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It’s one thing to read about history in a school textbook. It’s quite another thing to engage with it first-hand: to make personal connections with history and, by doing so, to gain perspectives on...
Aug. 31, 2017 by Natalie Russell
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If you were to ask Sue Hodson, who is retiring today, about her favorite Huntington memories, she might tell you about the repartee that was exchanged by the panel of political cartoonists convened in...
Aug. 23, 2017 by Laura Forsberg
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Miniature books are among the hidden treasures at The Huntington. Henry E. Huntington did not set out to collect miniature books, but he received them as part of other large collections he purchased en...
Aug. 17, 2017 by Jay M.
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On August 21, 2017, millions of people across North America will experience a total solar eclipse as the moon passes between the sun and Earth, completely covering the face of the sun for as long as several...
Aug. 9, 2017 by Catherine Wagley
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In June 2017, The Huntington announced “COLLECTION/S: WCCW/five...
Aug. 2, 2017
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Home to gorgeous gardens, spectacular art, and stunning rare books and manuscripts, The Huntington also offers an impressive slate of lectures and conferences on topics and themes related to its collections...
Jul. 26, 2017 by Natalie Russell
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Summer is a time for enjoying the great outdoors, and what better way than by hiking and camping? That’s as true today as it was more than a century ago, when one remarkable woman embarked on a 10-day...
Jul. 19, 2017 by Adam Bridgen
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Most of us have little experience of being thrown out of a garden. When I’ve been found wandering through The Huntington’s orange groves (usually off-limits to visitors), at worst I’m asked by one...
Jul. 12, 2017 by Linda Chiavaroli
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The Lily Ponds, among the first garden features developed at The Huntington, are at their seasonal peak now...
Jul. 6, 2017 by Thea Page
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You might skip right past it. In a room of the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Wing dominated by kaleidoscopic starbursts...
Jun. 29, 2017 by Kevin Durkin
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Earlier this week, The Huntington announced “COLLECTION/S: WCCW/five at The Huntington,”...
Jun. 22, 2017 by Ayana Jamieson
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The papers of award-winning science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler (1947–2006) came to The Huntington in 2008. By the time the collection had been processed and cataloged, more than 40 scholars had...
Jun. 14, 2017 by Tawrin Baker
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As a historian of science, I’m fascinated with pictures that help make sense of past scientific ideas and practices. The Huntington’s vast collection of rare 16th-century science books document how...
Jun. 7, 2017 by Diana W. Thompson
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Who will be the civic leaders of tomorrow and guide the decisions Los Angeles makes about infrastructure, transportation, homelessness, and other major issues? It may just be some of the high school juniors...
May. 31, 2017 by Suzanne Oatey
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Patent papers. Drawings of railcars. Engineering notes. Photographs of trains and machine shops. These were the kinds of materials I expected to encounter as I began organizing
May. 24, 2017 by Gayle Richardson
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Imagine my surprise when I read the following words in the acknowledgment section of Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous Innocence...