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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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Historian Hew Strachan in conversation with Hoover staff members. Strachan delivered the keynote address for the 2017 "Hunger Draws the Map" conference.
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Hoover Hosts "Hunger Draws the Map" Conference

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

This month the  Hoover Institution hosted the 2nd annual workshop of the Leverhulme-Trust funded project "Hunger Draws the Map! Blockade and Food Shortages In Europe, 1914-1922"  which is based at the University of Oxford.

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The papers of former Hoover senior fellow Henry Rowen (1925–2015) are now available at Hoover Archives.
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New Papers Of Hoover Fellow Henry Rowen Now Available

Monday, May 1, 2017

An increment to the personal papers of Henry S. Rowen, now available for research, gives insight into the United States' public policy regarding the Soviet Union and nuclear arms during the late twentieth century. Rowen was a long time Hoover fellow and Stanford University professor who was actively involved in public policy debates and research on alternative energy.

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Fidel Castro (Bernard Gotfryd papers, box 7)
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New Finding Aids Available For Hoover Archives Collections

Monday, May 1, 2017

New finding aids to seven collections at Hoover Archives are now available through the Online Archive of California. The new finding aids represent significant holdings in collections related to Poland, Russia, and World War II.

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RFE letterhead of the 1960s
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Papers Of Radio Free Europe’s Polish Service Director Come To Hoover Library & Archives

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The papers of Marek Latynski (Łatyński), who worked for Radio Free Europe’s (RFE’s) Polish broadcast service for nearly two decades, are now available at Hoover Archives.

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US 4608, Hoover Poster Collection
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The Perfect Pitch: Baseball And Hoover Sound Recordings

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Just in time for the opening of the baseball season, sound recordings of speeches by legendary baseball managers, executives, and journalists from Hoover’s Commonwealth Club of California collection are now digitized and available to researchers. The collection features such heavy hitters as Bob Lurie, Tony La Russa, Dusty Baker, and Billy Beane.

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