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

In celebration of its centennial, the Hoover Institution opens the exhibition Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century in Hoover Tower on October 10, 2019

Dr. Maciej Siekierski, Curator of the European Collections of the Hoover Institution has been awarded the Medal of the 75th Anniversary of Jan Karski's mission.

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives and the Hoover Institution Washington, DC office are pleased to announce the opening of a satellite reading room for digital content.

In the past year, the Library & Archives has honored and fulfilled our founder’s mission by continuing to acquire the world’s most significant archival materials on war, revolution, and peace

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

Scholars from across the globe to discuss authoritarian regimes and research with Hoover senior fellow and Princeton historian Stephen Kotkin 


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

New Harold Agnew material reveals the history of the Hiroshima bombing

Herbert Hoover Subject Collection, Envelope SSS, Hoover Institution Archives

Explore the life and career of the 31st president

Hoover at 100 Exhibit square image

In celebration of its centennial, the Hoover Institution opens the exhibition Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century in the Hoover Tower on October 10, 2019.

Oct. 10, 2019
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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 room will be closed to researchers until the early months of 2020. During this period, our collections will be unavailable, but our collecting, exhibition program, and other activities will continue. Staff will continue to respond to reference inquiries and process duplication orders during this time and can scan a limited amount of material on researchers' behalf.

Information regarding the announcement can be read here.

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