Laura Stalker is the Avery Associate Director of the Library at The Huntington.

Alice at 150

Throughout the United States and Britain, Lewis Carroll’s immortal little girl is being fêted on the occasion of her 150th birthday—with exhibits and events, plays and performances. Martin Gardner’s classic The Annotated Alice was reissued last year in a “150th Anniversary Deluxe Edition.” A new musical based on Alice in Wonderland … Continue reading

Remembering a Gentleman and Scholar

Remembering a Gentleman and Scholar

Huntington readers and staff have many fond memories of John Steadman (pictured at left, above), who was a much-loved member of our community for more than 40 years, and whose numerous publications may be found on the Library’s shelves. John’s combination of deep scholarship, selfless service, and warm fellowship made … Continue reading