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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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New Finding Aids Now Available for Hoover Archives Collections

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

New finding aids to nine collections at Hoover Archives are now available through the Online Archive of California. The new finding aids represent significant holdings in collections related to World War II, twentieth-century Chinese, and African history.

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Darlington (background, middle with cigarette) sits with his staff on the Jurists Committee at the 1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization.
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Papers Of Economist And Ambassador Charles F. Darlington Now Available

Monday, July 11, 2016

The papers of economist, financial adviser, policy analyst, speechwriter, and ambassador Charles F. Darlington are now available at Hoover Archives. From the League of Nations to the United Nations, Saudi Arabian oil industry to the U.S. State Department, and presidents from Herbert Hoover to J.F.K., the Charles F. Darlington papers illustrate the life of an economist-turned-ambassador, businessman-turned-public servant, and Republican-turned-Democrat with a knack for observation and a quiet but sharp sense of humor.

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Yingdan Lu is an MA student at Stanford’s Center for East Asian Studies, where she focuses her research on media, technology, and Chinese society.
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Silas Palmer Fellow Yingdan Lu Explores The Pictorial Representation Of Chinese Women During The Cultural Revolution

Monday, July 11, 2016

Silas Palmer fellow Yingdan Lu, an MA student at Stanford’s Center for East Asian Studies, describes her work with the Chinese Cultural revolution holdings at Hoover Archives.

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Kera Lovell is a PhD candidate in the American Studies department at Purdue University. Her dissertation is titled "Radical Manifest Destiny: Urban Green Space and the Battle for American Identity."

Silas Palmer Fellow Kera Lovell Explores Urban Green Spaces as Expressions of American Identity

Monday, July 11, 2016

Silas Palmer research fellow Kera Lovell explores urban green spaces as expressions of American identity.

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Silas Palmer research fellow Parks M. Coble is the James L. Sellers professor of history at the University of Nebraska

Hoover Archives Research Fellow Investigates the Hyperinflation and Collapse of Chiang Kai-shek’s China, 1944-1948

Monday, July 11, 2016

Hoover Archives research fellow Parks M. Coble, of the University of Nebraska, describes his research on the economic conditions in Chiang Kai-shek’s China in the 1940s.

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