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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

 

Contents

 

Features 

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

 


Floriform

 

Floriform

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

 


Departments 

Social Scene

 

Social Scene

A peek at what we’re up to online

more


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

 

Floriform

Welcome to the Ranch

In the Woods with a Canoe

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