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Photograph of woman in Belgium

New descriptions for seventeen World War I collections now available

The "Big Four" of the conference (from left):  Anthony Eden of the United Kingdom, Edward Stettinus Jr.  of the United States, Vyacheslav Molotov of the Soviet Union, and T.V. Soong of China (Andrew Roy De Metriff Papers, Hoover Institution Archives)

Hoover marks 70th anniversary of the UN Charter with new collection

Radio Free Europe identity card of Andrzej Czechowicz (Andrzej Czechowicz Papers, Box 1, Hoover Institution Archives)

Papers of Radio Free Europe's communist mole include unpublished autobiography

Pasternak Family Digital Archives (Hoover Institution Library and Archives)

New collection exposes gaps in the Iron Curtain

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Secretary of State Warren Christopher’s Papers Open at Archives

Monday, June 30, 2014

The Hoover Institution Archives is pleased to announce the opening of the Warren Christopher papers, which document the long career of this US statesmen and Stanford Law School alumnus. 

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Michael A. McFaul

Michael McFaul’s Interviews with Russian Leaders Digitized

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

One hundred and thirty sound recordings of interviews with Russian political leaders from 1991 to 2002 have been digitized for preservation and access by Hoover’s audio lab. The interviews were conducted primarily by...

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Milovan Djilas (left) and William Jovanovich, Princeton University, spring 1968

Hoover Acquires Milovan Djilas Literary Archives

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Before the West became acquainted with Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Leszek Kołakowski, Lech Wałesa, or Vaclav Havel, it was introduced to the works of Milovan Djilas, the first prominent dissident in the history of communist Eastern Europe. Djilas’s books were published in English by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, which was then owned by the author’s friend, William “Bill” Jovanovich. The newly acquired papers contain Djilas’s manuscripts and typescripts sent by him to Jovanovich, both published and unpublished, along with correspondence and related materials.

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Milovan Djilas (left) and William Jovanovich, Princeton University, spring 1968 (Image courtesy of Aleksa Djilas)

Hoover Acquires Milovan Djilas Literary Archives

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Before the West became acquainted with Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Leszek Kołakowski, Lech Wałesa, or Vaclav Havel, it was introduced to the works of Milovan Djilas, the first prominent dissident in the history of communist Eastern Europe.

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Henry Nelson Hammond, 1920 (Henry Nelson Hammond Papers, Box 1, Hoover Instituti

New Collection on US Intervention in Siberia, 1919–1920

Friday, May 16, 2014

This valuable addition to the Hoover Institution’s collections on the Russian Civil War and US intervention in that conflict contains the diaries, photographs, and associated papers of Henry Nelson Hammond (1900–1969), a corporal in the US Army (27th Infantry Regiment, “Wolfhounds”), covering his enlistment and deployment in the Russian Far East as part of the American Expeditionary Force in Siberia.

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