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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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Oct. 10, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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Last weekend, Huntington President Steve Koblik was
Oct. 5, 2012 by Daniel Lewis
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When I was working on my recent...

Oct. 3, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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John Trager and Karen Zimmerman labor quietly throughout the year propagating plants for The Huntington’s International Succulents Introductions (ISI) program. Described...

Oct. 2, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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Lost in sesquicentennial commemorations of various Civil War anniversaries is the fact that we are in the thick of the bicentennial year of one of America’s other Civil Wars—the War of 1812. Or at...
Sep. 28, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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The Huntington’s Botanical Gardens have long been a spectacular locale for strolling among diverse arrays of trees and plants. Less known to everyday visitors is the fact that the gardens also have...
Sep. 26, 2012 by Bert Rinderle
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Eight million manuscripts Seven miles of shelving A third of a million items used by scholars in a 12-month period A snapshot of the scale of the task faced every day by stacks staff of the manuscripts...
Sep. 20, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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Check out what’s coming up in the way of conferences and lectures this fall at The Huntington. Many visitors might not know about the array of offerings, but every year, as the academic year gets under...
Sep. 17, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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Tuesday night, PBS will premiere “Death and the Civil War,” an installment of “American Experience” produced...
Sep. 12, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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Sep. 7, 2012 by Louise Guerin
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With fall fast approaching, work is under way to get the 2012 Fall Plant Sale ready to go, so be sure to put us on your calendar. The sale takes place Friday, Oct. 12, through Sunday, Oct. 14. Friday’s...
Sep. 5, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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Huntington conferences often bring together scholars who present research in progress and then go on to gather the material into a volume of essays for a new book. On Sat., Sept. 8, The Huntington hosts...
Aug. 30, 2012 by James Glisson
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Paints are composed of pigments, normally mineral or plant based, and a binder, which is a sort of glue that holds the pigment together. Oil paints use an oil binder, such as linseed or walnut oil. By...
Aug. 28, 2012 by Matt Stevens
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Neil Armstrong, who died Saturday at the age of 82, was a member of a select group—astronauts who walked on the moon. And as the first man, he occupied an even higher stratosphere, keeping company today...
Aug. 24, 2012 by Lisa Blackburn
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Two men who are arguably better acquainted than anyone else with the renowned Desert Garden at The Huntington will be featured speakers at the 29th Succulent Plants Symposium on Sept. 1. The deadline...
Aug. 22, 2012 by Lisa Blackburn
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If you’ve ever longed to spend more time at The Huntington—and, let’s be honest, who hasn’t?—maybe it’s time to consider becoming a volunteer. It’s the perfect way to explore the collections...
Aug. 17, 2012 by Brandon Tam
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Even though S. Robert Weltz is no longer with us today, he is still receiving awards on his prestigious orchid...