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Dorothy Kilian in Moscow, 1986

Papers of peace activist Dorothy Kilian now open

Pasternak Family Digital Archives (Hoover Institution Library and Archives)

New collection exposes gaps in the Iron Curtain

Berlin: Checkpoint Charlie Album, Box 1, Hoover Institution Archives

Hoover acquires "Checkpoint Charlie" album

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Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection, Box 7, Hoover Institution Archives

People's Commune Materials Added to Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection

Monday, April 6, 2015

The historical materials that Hoover has recently been added to the Communist Chinese Political Movement Collection concern the People’s Commune in North China. Those materials, covering the period from the late 1950s to the early 1970s, reveal the commune development in that part of China, including local political movements, agricultural productivity, disaster rescue and relief, marriage and cultural lives, and the commune’s rudimentary judicial activities.

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Hoover War Library Reading Room in Stanford’s Main Library

Eight Stanford Students Awarded Silas H. Palmer Fellowships

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is pleased to announce the winners of this year's Silas H. Palmer fellowship competition. Eight Stanford students will receive an award of $2000 to support their research based on Hoover's collections.

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Herbert Hoover Subject Collection, Envelope I, Hoover Institution Archives

Library & Archives Awards Research Funds to Scholars

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is pleased to announce the winners of its first annual research support program competition.

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Simon Starow ("Miron Dolot") in 1960

Ukrainian History Collection Grows with Papers of Simon Starow ("Miron Dolot")

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Simon Starow, also known under his literary pseudonyms S. Starko and Miron Dolot, was a Ukrainian language instructor at the Army Language School at the Presidio in Monterey, California. He is better known by his pseudonym Miron Dolot, under which he published Execution by Hunger on the famine of 1932–33 in Ukraine. The materials in his collection include draft manuscripts and research materials for his publications, including Execution by Hunger. Other topics include the Winter War in Finland, Ukrainian émigrés (especially displaced persons), Ukrainian national identity, the history of Kievan Rus, Christianity in Ukraine, and Ukraine under Soviet rule.

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Eric Wakin and Hsiao-ting Lin present Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou with books by Hoover senior fellows George Shultz and Condoleezza Rice

Hoover Library & Archives Deepens Connection with Taiwan

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

At the invitation of the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, Eric Wakin, the Robert H. Malott Director of the Library & Archives, and Hsiao-ting Lin, a research fellow and cocurator of the East Asian Collection, visited Taipei, where they met with Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou; Deputy Foreign Minister Andrew Kao; leaders of the Democratic Progressive Party; and scholars from the Academia Sinica (the national academy of Taiwan); and the Academia Historica (the entity charged with recording the national history of pre-1949 Republic of China and post-1949 Taiwan).

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