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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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Krstulović addressing his fighters, Svilaja range (Dinaric Alps), Croatia, 1942
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Farewell To Dalmatia: Vicko Krstulović Papers Come To Hoover

Thursday, January 14, 2016

The Hoover Library & Archives acquired another major collection pertaining to Yugoslavia, the Vicko Krstulović Papers.  Krstulović (1905−88) was a Croat communist and partisan commander during World War II in Dalmatia, the historic region along the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea. 
 

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Herb Klein
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Research Fellow And Curator For Latin America Herbert S. Klein Awarded Distinguished Service Award At Recent Conference for Latin American History

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Herbert S. Klein, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and curator of the Latin America Collection in the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, is the 2015 recipient of the Conference on Latin American History’s Distinguished Service Award. The award marks Klein’s long engagement in the field of Latin American studies across a career during which he has published twenty-six books and 165 articles.

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Estonian national song festival in 1938
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Estonian Documents Received By The Archives

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The Hoover Archives has received a significant increment to its Estonian Subject Collection, including dozens of imprints and materials documenting life in Estonia in the twentieth century, beginning with the final years of the Russian empire, through the two decades of independence, World War II, nearly half-century of Soviet occupation, and the struggle for independence in the 1980s. Various personal documents, official issuances, election materials, photographs, leaflets, all help illustrate the changing political, social, and cultural environment of at least three generations of Estonians.
 

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The Library & Archives Year in Review

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The year 2015 brought global attention to the richness of the holdings at Hoover. The books and documents at Hoover Library & Archives served as the foundations for blockbuster films, renowned scholarship, well-attended exhibitions, and dramatic findings related to current events.

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Hoover Digital Migration Analyst Jim Sam specializes in the preservation of extremely fragile lacquer discs from the World War II era.
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Hoover Archivists Innovate For The Preservation And Access Of Rare WWII Recordings

Friday, December 11, 2015

Jim Sam, Digital Migration Analyst at the Hoover Library & Archives, discusses innovations that Hoover has developed for the preservation of  rare, unique, and endangered recordings. Sam and his colleagues, Brandon Burke and Rayan Ghazal, are setting new standards for the care of lacquer discs that are notoriously susceptible to disintegration.

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