The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino is an educational and cultural center founded by Henry E. Huntington in 1919. The library has 2.2 million manuscripts and thousands of rare books in the fields of British and American history, literature and art. The art collections feature British 18th- and 19th-Century art, including Gainsborough’s “The Blue Boy.” The gardens cover 150 acres with more than 14,000 different kinds of plants. 1151 Oxford Road. Information: (818) 405-2275.