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 Spring/Summer 2016

Print Spring/Summer issue





A Garden in Deep Freeze


A Garden in Deep Freeze

The Huntington's cryopreservation program strives to conserve endangered plants
By Usha Lee McFarling


The caretakers of the tender succulents in the Desert Garden may cringe at news of a prolonged cold snap...  more


Frederick Hammersley's Art Against the Machine


Frederick Hammersley's Art Against the Machine

The painter's computer-generated drawings were groundbreaking and playful
By James Glisson


Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Frederick Hammersley (1919—2009) studied at Chouinard Art Institute...  more



Social Scene


Social Scene

A peek at what we’re up to online


Where There's a Will


Curator's Insight: Where There's a Will

Reverence for The Bard permeates The Huntington
By Stephen Tabor


Marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death... more

Mulholland's Fatal Dam


Lessons Learned: Mulholland's Fatal Dam

Two historians assess Mulholland’s responsibility for one of the nation’s worst civil engineering disasters
By Norris Hundley, Jr. and Donald C. Jackson


In the critically acclaimed book Heavy Ground: William Mulholland and the St. Francis Dam Disaster... more

In Print


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


All Mixed Up


Back Page: All Mixed Up

Grab the scissors and re-create a 19th-century parlor game
By Kate Lain


Hammersley's Computer Drawings

A Garden in Deep Freeze

Where There's A Will


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