Author Archives: Stephen Cushman

Stephen Cushman is Robert C. Taylor Professor of English at the University of Virginia and the 2019–20 Rogers Distinguished Fellow in 19th-Century American History at The Huntington. He will give a public lecture titled "The River Changes Course: Mark Twain's Mississippi and His Civil War" on May 20, 2020, in Rothenberg Hall.


Posted on Dec. 17, 2019 by Stephen Cushman
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The Huntington’s 2019 Centennial Celebration also marks the 200th birth year of Walt Whitman (1819–1892), the Good Gray Poet and a collecting interest of Henry E. Huntington.  ...

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Aug. 5, 2020 by Karla Nielsen
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When you walk among the living plant collections at The Huntington, especially in the Desert Garden, you may notice that many of the plants have spines ...

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