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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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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 Perfect Pitch: Baseball And Hoover Sound Recordings

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Just in time for the opening of the baseball season, sound recordings of speeches by legendary baseball managers, executives, and journalists from Hoover’s Commonwealth Club of California collection are now digitized and available to researchers. The collection features such heavy hitters as Bob Lurie, Tony La Russa, Dusty Baker, and Billy Beane.

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The papers of former Hoover senior fellow Henry Rowen (1925–2015) are now available at Hoover Archives.
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New Finding Aids Now Available For Hoover Archives Collections

Monday, April 3, 2017

Nine new finding aids are now available for Hoover Archives collections.

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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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Silas Palmer Fellow Niall Chithelen Examines the Lives of Foreign Journalists in Twentieth-Century China

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Silas Palmer fellow Niall Chithelen uses the archive of Randall C. Gould and Milly Bennett to better understand the lives of foreign journalists in twentieth-century China.

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