To take an example from my own archival adventures: a typescript copy of Evelyn Waugh's first novel, Decline and Fall, held at the Huntington Library
in California (the MS is at the Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin).
A so-called corpse flower, infamous for its smell which is similar to that of a decomposed body, is all set for its rare bloom at the Huntington Library
in Southern California on Tuesday. Nicknamed "Li'l Stinker," this plant's formal name is Amorphophallus titanum and it is native to the rainforests of Sumatra, Indonesia.
(And that's even before we get to the hidden, speakeasy-style corridors that restaurateur Will Guidara unveils with a magician's delight for a few fortunate guests.) The Venetian-style Coffee Bar with Murano glass chandeliers provides the inspiration for the streetside cafe; statement rattan peacock chairs by the rooftop pool echo the stuffed peacock in the library created by local taxidermist Allis Markham, whose other clients range from the Huntington Library
Chow has been teaching brush art for over 30 years, and most recently, his students' works were well received at an exhibition at the Huntington Library
, among other masterful works of Asian calligraphers.
Discovered in Butler's archives at the Huntington Library
, it was issued in the e-book Unexpected Stories (2014), together with another newly discovered work, "A Necessary Being." Throughout the book, Canavan references pieces of information like this, the fruits of his research in the Butler archives, which deepen the book's impact immeasurably in comparison with other Butler-focused work.
Prints of Soule's images can be found in most major institutional collections today including the National Anthropological Archives (Smithsonian Institution); the Huntington Library
; the Heard Museum; the Denver Public Library; the Beinecke Library; and the Oklahoma Historical Society.
The Huntington Library
, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens (commonly referred to as The Huntington) is a collections-based educational and research institution established by Henry E.
Bennett's book, The Art of Wealth: The Huntingtons in the Gilded Age (2013), published by the Huntington Library
, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, which owns so many of Henry and Arabella's possessions.
Around the same time, Steve Tabor, the curator of early printed books at the Huntington Library
and secretary of the Zamorano Club (the oldest bibliophile society in Southern California), found two uncataloged and unaccessioned parchment frisket sheets for printing red in the Zamorano Club Collection while they were temporarily housed at the Huntington (figs.
With only one extant copy of her Divine Songs and Meditacions (1653) housed at the Huntington Library
and next to nothing known about her life, it is not entirely unsurprising that An Collins has remained in the background for many discussions of seventeenth-century woman poets.
Kathryn Burdette from a 1705 edition at the University of London differs in one respect from that prepared by Marion Tinling from a volume at the Huntington Library
. That edition silently corrected errors that Beverley listed as errata, while the new edition presents his uncorrected text and reprints his errata with page references both to the 1705 original and this volume.
In the standout work, the triptych Midnight in the Huntington Library
Cactus Garden, 2014, the central cactus form has neither outline nor solidity, being described only by an evenly distributed collection of creamy, starburst-like spikes.