Rights and Permissions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction (including handwritten copies) for purposes in excess of fair use, that user may be liable for copyright infringement. Users are advised to obtain permission from owners of copyright before publishing any materials examined in the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.


Copies are for private research use only. No publication, further reproduction, or reuse of copies, beyond fair use, may be made without the express written permission of the copyright owner, if any, or, in the cases copyright is held by Stanford University, by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives on behalf of Stanford University.

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives wishes to receive notifications of alleged copyright infringement on its Digital Collections website. If you are a rights holder and believe that our inclusion of certain material on the Digital Collections website violates your rights, please contact:

Name Carol Leadenham
Email carol [dot] leadenham [at] stanford [dot] edu


Fax 650-725-3445
Mail 434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford CA 94305-6010


When you notify us of an alleged copyright infringement, please be sure to include the following information:  

  • Your contact information, including email address, telephone and/or mailing address;
  • A detailed description of the infringing material, including the exact URL where you found it;
  • A statement that you in good faith believe that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
  • A statement by you that the information in the notification is accurate and that you have the authority to enforce the copyrights that are claimed to be infringed.

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