Harvard historian Leah Wright Rigueur on African Americans and the GOP

Hoover Archives 2017 high school interns, Sydney Durden and Ava Rose

Two high school interns at Hoover Archives reflect on their firsthand archival experiences

The new archives reading room on April 15, 2014

Hoover launches a new online request system

Welcome to visiting scholars from across the globe

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

Hoover hosts the 2017 "Hunger Draws the Map" conference

Library & Archives hosts Hoover's 2017 Congressional Fellows

Hoover launches the world's largest digital hub of Milton Friedman materials

Silas Palmer research fellow Yuan Tian

Silas Palmer fellow Yuan Tian researches doctors at the crossroads of east and west

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

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

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

Read about Hoover Library & Archives' 2016 events, exhibitions, and publications

Hoover Library & Archives marks the fiftieth anniversary of the show with the exhibition Civil Discourse: William F. Buckley Jr.'s Firing Line, 1966-1999

Student delegates from the Stanford US-Russia Forum view documents and photographs from Russian collections at Hoover Archives

Student delegates from Stanford's US-Russia Forum visit Hoover Library & Archives

Chief of State Pétain greets his supporters, Vichy, May 1944

Hoover Archives acquires the family photographs of Philippe Pétain, Marshal of France

Herbert Hoover Subject Collection, Envelope SSS, Hoover Institution Archives

Explore the life and career of the 31st president

Hoover Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Russian Service archive now available online

Current Exhibition

Our new exhibition,Weapon on the Wall: American Posters of World War I marks America’s entry into the First World War by exploring one of the most powerful tools the country used to persuade its public to support and sustain the war effort: the poster.


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