Author Archives: Joel A. Klein

Joel A. Klein is the Molina Curator of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences at The Huntington.


Posted on Oct. 21, 2020 by Joel A. Klein
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It was an extraordinary and somewhat serendipitous occurrence that led to The Huntington's becoming one of the best institutions in the United States to study European medicine from the latter half of...
Posted on Jan. 7, 2020 by Joel A. Klein
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Isaac Newton (1643–1727) is generally regarded as one of the most significant individuals in the history of science ...

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May. 17, 2022 by Cheryl Cheng
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Why do museums matter? It’s a question on the minds of many museum leaders today, including Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III, who spoke at The Huntington last month with Huntington President...
May. 10, 2022 by Dympna Callaghan
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Henry E. Huntington famously built a landmark collection of rare early editions of William Shakespeares plays and poems, which remain hugely important to scholars. But what about everyone...
May. 3, 2022 by Li Wei Yang
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Reconstructing the social and economic lives of Japanese Americans in Los Angeles in the early to mid-20th century requires a great deal of sleuthing in the archives. One such useful resource is the humble...

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