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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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Hoover Launches New Milton Friedman Website

Friday, November 18, 2016

Hoover announces the launch of The Collected Works of Milton Friedman, the largest collection of Friedman’s work available on the internet.

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Kaoru "Kay" Ueda is Hoover's first-ever curator for the Japanese Diaspora Initiative.
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Welcome To New Curator Kaoru Ueda

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

This month, Hoover Library & Archives welcomes Kaoru “Kay” Ueda as the first-ever curator for Hoover's Japanese Diaspora Initiative.

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Ksawery Grocholski prison photos, 1946

Communist Justice: Hoover Archives Acquires the Trial Papers of Count Ksawery Grocholski

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The daughter of Polish patriot Ksawery Grocholski, has donated to the Hoover Archives a complete, multivolume set of the trial documents of her father that she recently received from the Institute of National Remembrance, which administers the former Security Archives of Poland.

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Pavel Litinov in the early 1970s

Hoover Archives Acquires New Soviet-era Dissident Papers

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Hoover Archives recently acquired two significant collections, the papers of Aleksandr Esenin-Vol’pin and of Pavel Litvinov, both of whom were notable Soviet dissidents.

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New Exhibition Highlights Recent Acquisitions

Thursday, October 13, 2016
Hoover Institution Library & Archives, Stanford University

On September 27, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives opened a new exhibition titled Unpacking History: New Collections at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives. The exhibition presents rare and intriguing items from select collections acquired within the past five years, including one of the most recent acquisitions of handwritten poems and sketches by Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky, which was acquired September 2016.

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