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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 2015

Print Fall/Winter issue

 

Contents

 

Features 

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

 


Departments 

Social Scene

 

Social Scene

A peek at what we’re up to online

more


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


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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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