Founded by Herbert Hoover in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives are dedicated to documenting war, revolution, and peace in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. With nearly one million volumes and more than six thousand archival collections from 171 countries, Hoover supports a vibrant community of scholars and a broad public interested in the meaning and role of history.
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives have obtained the papers of Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923–2014)
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.
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.