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Huxley, Laura Archera



  • Existence: November 2, 1911 - December 13, 2007

Laura Huxley (née Archera) was born on November 2, 1911. She spent her childhood and most of her teens as a professional violinist, studying at the Curtis Institute of Music after having earned a Professor of Music degree in Europe. She went on to work as a film editor, where she encountered Aldous Huxley, whom she married in 1956. She published several books, including You Are Not The Target (1963), Between Heaven and Earth (1974), One-a-Day Reason to be Happy (1986), and This Timeless Moment (1969), regarding her life with Aldous. She passed away on December 13, 2007, after battling cancer.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Laura Huxley interview, 1998

 File — Box: 17, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 3, Sub-Series 1, File 1
Scope and Contents Includes 3 different versions of the interview. First version has handwritten note on first page.
Dates: 1998

Sanford Unger papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 69
Abstract The Sanford Unger papers contains several articles concerning the effects of psychedelic drugs on alcoholics and individuals suffering from neurotic disorders, as well as the implication of those drugs on religious visions and mysticism. The collection also contains the correspondence between Aldous and Laura Huxley and Sanford Unger, as well as a DVD of "LSD: The Spring Grove Experiment."
Dates: 1961 - 1974