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Posted on Dec. 4, 2019 by Usha Lee McFarling
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While The Huntington is celebrating its Centennial this year, it is also celebrating a very special staff member, one who has worked at the institution for a half century ...

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Nov. 27, 2019 by Lisa Blackburn
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When New Year's Day dawns on Jan. 1, 2020, tens of thousands of spectators will line Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, bundled up against the morning chill to be part of a 131-year-old tradition: the annual...
Nov. 20, 2019 by Linda Chiavaroli
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"What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century," Part 1, in the Library's West Hall through February 17, offers what co-curator Claudia Funke calls "a tantalizing glimpse of The Huntington's...
Nov. 13, 2019 by Clay Stalls and Anita Weaver
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With The Huntington's yearlong centennial celebration in full swing, there is no better time than now to recognize the legacy of the late Haydée Noya ...
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 ...
Oct. 30, 2019 by Emily Bell
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I was lucky enough to spend June 2019 as a Michael J. Connell Foundation Fellow at The Huntington, working with the James Thomas Fields Papers ...
Oct. 23, 2019 by Carribean Fragoza
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Carribean Fragoza, a freelance journalist who writes about art in Southern California, focuses in this post on Dana Johnson, writer and associate professor of English ...
Oct. 16, 2019 by Bill Brown
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In the summer of 1919, from the pages of the Oakland Tribune, Professor Albert Porta predicted a "terrific weather cataclysm" for December 17—an event that would end the world ...
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 ...
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 ...