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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 1 Collection or Record:

Sanford Unger papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 69
Scope and Contents The Sanford Unger papers (1961-1974; 0.2 cubic feet) contains writings exploring the therapeutic potential of psychedelic substances. The collection also contains the correspondence between Aldous and Laura Huxley and Sanford Unger, and an excerpt from the 1966 CBS Reports feature, “LSD The Spring Grove Experiment.”
Dates: 1961 - 1974