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Read about the Library & Archives' 2016 events, exhibitions, and publications

A dollar bill carried aboard and signed by the members of the bombing crew on July 1, 1946 (Beth Flippen Scheel collection, box 1)

Hoover marks the seventieth anniversary of the Bikini Atoll nuclear tests with the release of rare sound recordings

“Germany 1936: Events Worth Visiting in the Olympic Year” (German Subject collection)

Hoover acquires new materials from the 1936 Olympics

During Herbert Hoover’s administration (1929-1933), the size of national forests expanded by more than two million acres, and the land designated for national parks and monuments increased by forty percent. Hoover also lobbied tirelessly for expanding the

Hoover Archives celebrates the centennial of the National Park Service with an article about Herbert Hoover's expansion of our nation's parks

Participants of the 2016 Hoover Library & Archives Workshop on Authoritarian Regimes

Hoover fellow and Stanford historian Norman Naimark addresses the 2016 Workshop on Authoritarian Regimes
 

Map showing Soviet naval activities off Inchon Bay, January 1954.

Hoover Archives acquires espionage files from post-World War II Japan

Hoover preserves and makes available new footage of Churchill's 1940s travel in Cuba

Student delegates from the Stanford US-Russia Forum view documents and photographs from Russian collections at Hoover Archives

Students from Stanford's US-Russia Forum Visit Hoover Archives

The Hoover digitization team built this copy stand using inexpensive materials and DIY improvisation.

Hoover imaging specialists design new approaches to the digitization of rare artifacts

Chief of State Pétain greets his supporters, Vichy, May 1944

Hoover Archives acquires the family photographs of Philippe Pétain, Marshal of France

Anatol Shmelev is named the inaugural Robert Conquest Curator of Russian and Eurasian Collections

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Unpublished Milton Friedman Letters Come To Hoover

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Hoover Library & Archives has received a never before published cache of letters written between Hoover fellow and Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman, his wife and collaborator Rose Friedman, and New York publisher William Jovanovich of Harcourt, Brace, and Jovanovich, Inc.

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Shultz Cabinet Chair Comes to Hoover

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Hoover Library & Archives has added a remarkable piece of memorabilia to the collection of Hoover Senior Fellow and former U.S. Secretary of State George P. Shultz: Mr. Shultz’s cabinet chair, which bears plaques for the four different US cabinet positions Mr. Shultz held from the 1960s to the 1980s.

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Yale Undergraduate Emma Poole Examines Herbert Hoover's Food Relief In Russia

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Yale undergraduate Emma Poole describes her research in Hoover's American Relief Association records.

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New German Materials Added To Hoover Archives

Friday, May 5, 2017

The Library & Archives have acquired a substantial collection of German photographs and other documents, mostly from the 1930s and the early years of the second world war.   These materials have been added to Hoover’s extensive German Subject Collection.

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Historian Hew Strachan in conversation with Hoover staff members. Strachan delivered the keynote address for the 2017 "Hunger Draws the Map" conference.
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Hoover Hosts "Hunger Draws the Map" Conference

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

This month the  Hoover Institution hosted the 2nd annual workshop of the Leverhulme-Trust funded project "Hunger Draws the Map! Blockade and Food Shortages In Europe, 1914-1922"  which is based at the University of Oxford.

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