The Library & Archives reading rooms will be closed to researchers from December 24, 2018, to the early months of 2020. 

We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam

Rarely seen photographs take center stage for the Hoover Library & Archives’ new exhibition We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam.

Stephen Kotkin Author of Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, Speaks at Hoover Institution

Hoover senior fellow and Princeton historian Stephen Kotkin on his recent publication Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1920–1941

Hoover Memorial past exhibition, The Crown Under the Hammer

We take a look back at the expansion, preservation, events, and exhibitions of 2017


Masuo Kitaji’s hand-illustrated Japanese translation Bibles acquired by Hoover

Merry Wartime Christmas 1941

Newly acquired albums by Rudy Kikel of German and American Christmas cards


Hoover launches a new workshop featuring research in the Hoji Shinbun collection

Katy Dall Phd Student

Read about Silas Palmer fellow Katy Doll's research on American "psychwar"


Hoover scholars and staff discuss radio preservation in Washington D.C.

Harvard historian Leah Wright Rigueur on African Americans and the GOP

New Harold Agnew material reveals the history of the Hiroshima bombing

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

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

Stanford News features Stanford Teaching Festival's visit to Hoover Library & Archives

The new archives reading room on April 15, 2014

Hoover launches a new online request system

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

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

Rarely seen photographs take center stage for the Hoover Library & Archives’ new exhibition We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam

May. 24, 2018
Digital Newsletter
Hoover Institution Monthly Newsletter
Hoover Institution Library & Archives Reading Room

Visiting the Hoover Library and Archives? The Hoover Institution is located on the campus of Stanford University. Click here for further details.

PLEASE NOTE: In preparation for a significant construction and renovation project that will prepare the Hoover Institution for its second century of activities, the Library & Archives reading rooms will be closed to researchers from December 24, 2018, to the early months of 2020. During this period, our collections and our public services will be unavailable, but our collecting, exhibition program, and other activities will continue. Further information will be available on our website during the fall of 2018.

Information regarding the announcement can be read here.

Please email hoover-library-archives [at] with your inquiries.