Author Archives: Kevin Durkin


Posted on Dec. 26, 2014 by Kevin Durkin
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To get in the mood for the winter holiday season, take a gander at The Huntington's snows of yesteryear (1932, 1948, and 1949) as captured in a remarkable collection of photographs available through our...
Posted on Nov. 28, 2014 by Kevin Durkin
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For author Ari Kelman, the passage of 150 years has not dulled the impact or resolved the ambiguities surrounding the Sand Creek Massacre, one of the most notorious events in U.S. history ...

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Aug. 16, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
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Gasteria species were included in the genus Aloe until 1809, when French physician and botanist Henri August Duval proposed they be moved into the new genus Gasteria, named for the slightly bulbous, stomach-like...
Jul. 26, 2022 by Sandy Masuo
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When you step into The Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory for Botanical Science at The Huntington, you are instantly transported to another world. Consistently warm and humid conditions create a pocket...
Jul. 19, 2022 by Vanessa Wilkie
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In 1736, just four days before Christmas, 5-year-old Mary “Molly” Leigh wrote a formal letter to her father, Theophilus Leigh, Master of Balliol College, Oxford. The first page of the letter is ruled...

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