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Hoover preserves and makes available new footage of Churchill's 1940s travel in Cuba

Map showing Soviet naval activities off Inchon Bay, January 1954.

Hoover Archives acquires espionage files from post-World War II Japan

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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Participants of the 2016 Workshop on Political Economy
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Hoover Library & Archives Host The Third Annual Workshop On Political Economy

Thursday, July 14, 2016

From June 20 through June 24, 2016, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives brought together scholars from across the globe for its third annual Workshop on Political Economy. Organized by Stanford history professor Jennifer Burns, the workshop invites researchers from diverse fields to study the history of economic thought using the archives of such notable thinkers as Karl Popper, Milton Friedman, and F.A. Hayek. Participants spent the week pursuing individual research projects in the Hoover reading room and participating in daily roundtables and discussions dedicated to expanding interdisciplinary conversations surrounding economics, political theory, and history.

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A hand-painted name day card for Karol Sidor from Slovak refugees in Austria for the feast of St. Charles Borromeo, Sidor’s patron saint, November 4, 1950
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Hoover Library & Archives Acquire A Major Slovak Collection: The Karol Sidor Books And Papers

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Hoover acquires the Karol Sidor papers, an important resource for the study of interwar Czechoslovak politics, the wartime Slovak state, and postwar Slovak emigration to North America. 

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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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