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Note: This information is provided during the time that the library and archives section is being redeveloped.
Please look for our new section in mid-September 2014. Visit the previous site here.

Founded by Herbert Hoover in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library and Archives are dedicated to documenting war, revolution, and peace in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. With nearly one million volumes and more than six thousand archival collections from 171 countries, Hoover supports a vibrant community of scholars and a broad public interested in the meaning and role of history.