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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 2016

Print Fall/Winter issue

 

Contents

 

Features 

Chronicles of Childbearing

 

Chronicles of Childbearing

The Longo Collection traces seismic shifts in obstetrics and gynecology over six centuries
By Usha Lee McFarling

 

The images are haunting glimpses into the most primal and private of human moments—the experience of birth...  more

 


The Way We Were

 

The Way We Were

For Ernest Marquez, a lifelong obsession ends up documenting the evolution of L.A.
By Martha Groves

 

Even as a novice collector, Ernest Marquez found that he had a discerning eye for early images of Southern California...  more

 


Departments 

Social Scene

 

Social Scene

A peek at what we’re up to online

more


Artful Partnership

 

A Closer Look: Artful Partnership

A needlework treasure from the collection of Jonathan and Karin Fielding
By Harold B. Nelson

  

The colorfully embroidered samplers produced in early America by girls... more


Lost Flavors

 

Lessons Learned: Lost Flavors

The Huntington’s rare cookbooks reveal changes in American cooking that eventually sparked a food movement
By Patric Kuh

 

We hear the word “artisanal” all the time—attached to cheese, chocolate, coffee... more


In Print

 

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

 


Changing Landscapes

 

Back Page: Changing Landscapes

Get out the scissors and make a scene
By Kate Lain

 

The Way We Were

Chronicles of Childbearing

Lost Flavors

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