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Hoover Institution Poster Collection, RU/SU 2237

Join us at the Library & Archives from July 20–31, 2015

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

Honoring the legacy of a scientist and human rights activist

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French World War II poster

New Descriptions of World War II Collections Available Online

Thursday, January 29, 2015

New finding aids to eleven collections documenting World War II are now available through the Online Archive of California.

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Norman David Hanwell Papers, Hoover Institution Archives

Papers on Chinese Political Economy Open for Research

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The papers of Norman David Hanwell (1909–41), a scholar of the Chinese political economy, are now available for research at the Hoover Institution Archives. The collection includes Hanwell’s unpublished manuscripts, published writings, personal correspondence, research notes, and clippings relating to China in the 1930s. 

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Stephen Kotkin, Princeton professor and Hoover research fellow, discusses his new Stalin biography in Stauffer auditorium

Stephen Kotkin Presents New Biography of Stalin

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

On Wednesday, January 28, in a talk sponsored by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, Princeton professor and Hoover fellow Stephen Kotkin discussed his newly published book Stalin, Volume 1: Paradoxes of Power, 1878–1928. Based on extensive research, the book is the first volume of his trilogy on the life and times of the Soviet dictator. Kotkin's biography focuses on Stalin's role in the Russian revolution and his subsequent rise to power within the Bolshevik hierarchy. It also situates Stalin's political career in the wider context of Russian and world history.

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Firing Line Broadcast Records, Box 136, Hoover Institution Archives

Updated Guide to Firing Line Broadcast Records Now Available

Friday, January 23, 2015

A major update to the Firing Line broadcast records finding aid is now available. In addition to the original videotapes of this long-running television show, the Firing Line collection includes extensive paper and photographic records related to the series; the updated finding aid now includes a detailed list of speakers who were invited on the show. All of the background files, publicity files, and transcripts for individual shows are grouped together by episode and linked to the program summaries in the Firing Line database.

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Poland Słuzba Bezpieczeństwa Departament III Collection, Box 33, Envelope 2, Hoover Institution Archives

New Descriptions of Polish Collections Available Online

Thursday, January 22, 2015

New finding aids to eight collections from Poland are now available through the Online Archive of California. They include guides to collections on the Polish armed forces, the German and Soviet occupations of Poland, and the Radio Free Europe Polish Service.

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