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 2017

Print Fall/Winter issue





Welcome to the Ranch


Welcome to the Ranch

The Huntington's experimental demonstration garden educates and enchants
By Usha Lee McFarling


If ever there were a secret garden, it's the Ranch Garden at The Huntington...  more





Don't expect a garden variety flower from a modernist painter
By James Glisson


A rose is a rose is a rose, but what a rose can mean in different contexts is staggeringly varied...  more



Social Scene


Social Scene

A peek at what we’re up to online


A Riveting Hypothesis


Scholar's Insight: A Riveting Hypothesis

The recess in a book's cover may have contained more than meets the eye
By Racha Kirakosian


One of the most pleasurable experiences one can have as a medievalist... more

In the Woods with a Canoe


Lessons Learned: In the Woods with a Canoe

A historian of camping scrutinizes Frederick Jackson Turner's Encounter with Wilderness
By Terence Young


Camping is one of the country's most popular pastimes... more

In Print


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


Now You See Him, Now You Don't


Back Page: Now You See Him, Now You Don't

Reach for the Scissors—It's Time to Weave a Masterpiece
By Kate Lain



Welcome to the Ranch

In the Woods with a Canoe


About The Huntington

The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens is a collections-based research and educational institution established in 1919 by Henry E. and Arabella Huntington. Henry Huntington, a key figure in the...

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