Huntington Frontiers


Huntington Frontiers connects readers with the rich intellectual life of The Huntington, capturing in news and features the work of researchers, educators, curators, and others across a range of disciplines. It is produced biannually by the Office of Communications.


Kevin Durkin, Huntington Frontiers Editor

Frontiers Fall/Winter 2015

Print Fall/Winter issue





Trees in a Time of Drought


Trees in a Time of Drought

The Huntington is ground zero in a race to save Southern California’s trees
By Lynne Heffley


Four years of historic drought. Restricted water use. The Darth Vader of tree pests...  more


Let Us Entertain You


Let Us Entertain You

Fanchon and Marco’s big “Ideas” revolutionized the 1920s theater world
By Jennifer A. Watts


Chances are you’ve never heard of Fanchon and Marco. But in the 1920s, millions of Americans had...  more



Social Scene


Social Scene

A peek at what we’re up to online


Poignant Portrait of Youth


A Closer Look: Poignant Portrait of Youth

Contemplating the impact of Blue Boy's departure from England
By Kevin Salatino


This fall, Huntington art curators Catherine Hess and Melinda McCurdy unveil Blue Boy & Co., a 179-page book highlighting... more



Scholar's Insight: Mysterious Manuscript in a Silk Purse

An intimate glimpse at a Medieval poem put to a surprising use
By Andrea Denny-Brown


As a graduate student doing research in the library at The Huntington in the summer of 2002, I examined a manuscript that surprised... more

In Print


In Print: A Sampling of Books Based on Research in the Collections


Back Page: You're Gonna Flip!


Back Page: You're Gonna Flip!

Break out the scissors—it's time to animate the Hopper
By Kate Lain






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