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Unpublished Milton Friedman Letters Come To Hoover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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German president Paul von Hindenburg and chancellor Adolf Hitler riding in the   1933 May Day parade in Berlin
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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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RFE letterhead of the 1960s
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Papers Of Radio Free Europe’s Polish Service Director Come To Hoover Library & Archives

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The papers of Marek Latynski (Łatyński), who worked for Radio Free Europe’s (RFE’s) Polish broadcast service for nearly two decades, are now available at Hoover Archives.

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The front cover of the “Report from Heidelberg.”
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Report from Heidelberg: Collection of Materials on Americans in Post–World War II Germany Donated to Hoover Archives

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The post-WWII papers of Colonel Robert J. Benford (1905–1990), commander of the US Army Air Forces Aeromedical Center in Heidelberg, have been donated to Hoover Archives.

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Michael Sadykiewicz speaking at a Communist Party meeting in Warsaw in mid-1956.  Colonel Wojciech Jaruzelski sits on the right-hand side of Sadykiewicz.
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Polish Military Expert’s Archive Donated To Hoover

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The papers of one of the most distinguished experts on Warsaw Pact affairs of the 1970s and 1980s have been added to the Hoover Archives.  The donor, Colonel Michael Sadykiewicz, author of several books, dozens of research papers, and reports, died in Warsaw late last year at the age of ninety-two.  His life and work were shaped by the turbulent history of East Central Europe during the past century.

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Linghu Pu (right) and his wife, Ma Huiyuan, in 1945.
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Hoover Archives Acquires The Papers Of Linghu Pu, Nationalist Official In North China

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Hoover has acquired the papers of Linghu Pu (1910–2000), a high-ranking Nationalist official in Shanxi Province in North China from 1945 to 1949.

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Smoke over Warsaw, a photograph from a Luftwaffe pilot’s album (World War II Pictorial Collection, Box fEC)
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Papers Of One Of Poland’s Top World War II Generals Donated To Hoover Archives

Monday, January 9, 2017

Documents, correspondence, and writings of General Wacław Stachiewicz (1894–1973), the chief of staff of Poland’s armed forces during 1935–39, have been received by the Hoover Archives.  Stachiewicz was largely responsible for Poland’s defensive preparations and the subsequent armed response to the invading armies of Hitler’s Germany and Stalin’s Russia in September 1939, the first month of World War II.

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Hoover Archives Acquires Papers Of Payson Dennis Carter

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Hoover Archives has acquired the papers of Payson Dennis Carter.  Carter was an American who worked in the USSR as a communications (telegraph and telephone) engineer between 1933 and 1937, helping lay lines between Moscow and Leningrad. As a member of the Friends of the Soviet Union after his return, “Comrade Carter” was active in speaking to church groups in “the heart of southern reaction” in the U.S.

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General Czesław Kiszczak (first from left) arrives at the airport in Holguín, Cuba
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General Czesław Kiszczak’s Fraternal Visit And Safari In Cuba

Monday, December 12, 2016

The Hoover Institution Archives has received a large volume of personal papers and photographs from the estate of Czesław Kiszczak (1923–2015), Communist Poland’s last minister of the interior and head of security.  Included is an album of photographs documenting Kiszczak’s 1986 visit to Cuba.  The album, given to him by his hosts contains vignettes of Cuba’s tourist attractions in the waning years of the Soviet Bloc.  The Kiszczak photographs and papers will be processed and made available for research in early 2017.

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