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Papers Of Iranian Diplomat Ardeshir Zahedi Now Available!

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The papers of Ardeshir Zahedi, Iranian statesman and the Shah’s last Ambassador to the United States, are now described and open for research. The bulk of the collection is focused on Zahedi’s  second appointment as Iranian Ambassador to the United States, (1973-1979).

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Processing Underway On Presidential Adviser's Papers

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Processing of the Martin Anderson papers is underway at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives. Anderson was an advisor to presidents Reagan and Nixon, an economist, author, scholar and fellow of the Hoover Institution from 1971 until his passing in 2015.

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More Marian Spychalski Papers And Photographs Received By The Hoover Institution Archives

Friday, February 23, 2018

A large increment of papers and photographs of Marian Spychalski, one of the “founding fathers” of Communist Poland and one of the most prominent Polish politicians of the 1944-1968 period, has now been added to the Spychalski collection received eight years ago.

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Defectors In The Midst Of War

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The Marco Polo Bridge Incident of July 1937 marked the beginning of the second Sino-Japanese War that would last for the next eight years. For the four and half years before Pearl Harbor, Nationalist China under Chiang Kai-shek fought a lone and bitter war with the Japanese.

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Papers Of Communist Poland’s Ambassador To The USSR Received

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Selected papers of Jan Ptasiński (1921–2015), career Polish communist security officer, party functionary, and diplomat, have been added to the holdings of the Hoover Archives.  The papers pertain to Ptasiński’s tenure as ambassador to Moscow during 1968−71.

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Hoover Institution Acquires Papers Of Pavel Krushevan And Elena Kontsevich

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Pavel Aleksandrovich Krushevan (1860-1909) was a lawyer, a journalist, and a Duma deputy. He is considered one of the chief architects of the Kishinev pogrom of 1903, which erupted after a series of newspaper articles by Krushevan purporting to describe the murder of a local boy and attributing the act to Jews. Krushevan was the first owner and publisher of the St. Petersburg newspaper Znamia (August/September 1903), one of the leading black hundred publications of the time.

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Collection Of World War II Christmas Cards Donated To The Hoover Archives

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Rudy Kikel’s albums of German and American Christmas cards, as well as other wartime ephemera, have been added to the Hoover holdings.

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Rare Czechoslovak Legion Publications Acquired By The Hoover Library & Archives

Friday, November 17, 2017

A substantial collection of photographs and publications of the Czechoslovak Legions on the Western Front and in Siberia has been added to the Hoover holdings. The most valuable part of the collection is made up of Czech brochures and periodicals published in Siberia and the Far East during 1918–20.

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Hoover Archives Acquires Steven Grant Papers

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Hoover Archives has opened the collection of Steven Grant, an expert on Russian culture and history who worked for the United States Information Agency from 1980 until 2004, serving as Assistant Cultural Affairs Officer at the US embassy in Moscow from 1982-85.

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German Soldiers’ Photographs From The Front

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Hoover Library & Archives acquired a trove of four hundred photographs taken by unknown German soldiers during the early years of World War II.  The collection is housed in two albums; most of the photographs are from the opening phases of Operation Barbarossa, the code name for the German invasion of its erstwhile Soviet ally, that began on Sunday, June 22, 1941.

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