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Hoover Institution Acquires Alla Yaroshinska Papers

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Alla Yaroshinska is a journalist and was a political figure in the late USSR. She served as a member of the Supreme Soviet from 1989 to 1991, deputy to the minister of press and information until 1993, and then adviser to President Boris Yeltsin and member of his Presidential Council.

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Hoover Archives Acquire The Papers Of Major General Harry L. Gilchrist

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The Hoover Institution has acquired the papers of Major General Harry Lorenzo Gilchrist (1870–1943). Born in Waterloo, Iowa (also the birthplace of Lou Henry Hoover in 1874), Gilchrist graduated from the Medical Department of Western Reserve University (today's Case Western) in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.

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Hoover Acquires Personal Papers Of Tang Zhenchang, A Renowned Historian, Writer, And Journalist In Contemporary China

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Hoover Library & Archives recently acquired the personal papers of Tang Zhenchang (1922–2002), a celebrated intellectual whose areas of interest encompassed history, journalism, cinema, screenwriting, and literature. Born in Chengdu, in the Sichuan Province of China, Tang graduated from Yenching University, China’s preeminent Christian university in the modern era.

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Newly Acquired Russian Periodicals Come to Hoover

Thursday, August 1, 2019

As curator, I have seen some spectacular collections come into the Hoover Archives. But only Petrie’s words could relay my feelings when I opened a newly delivered box that had arrived in the mail containing the slender bound volume containing several issues of ...

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Li Rui Papers Open For Research

Friday, July 12, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is pleased to announce that the papers of prominent Chinese historian and politician Li Rui are now open for research. Consisting of correspondence, diaries, meeting minutes...

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Hoover Institution Archives Acquires Diaries Of Vera Ziloti

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The diaries (in fourteen books, covering 1920–23 and 1930–40) of Vera Pavlovna Ziloti (née Tret’iakov, 1866–1940) contain poignant reflections of the Russian émigré’s life in New York City. With their detailed accounts of her day-to-day life with her husband, the pianist Alexander Siloti (1863–1945) ...

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The Leonid Slutsky Collection: A Rare Window On Life In Soviet Penal Colonies

Monday, March 18, 2019

The Leonid Slutsky collection contains a number of personal documents relating to Profesor Slutsky’s ancestors’s careers in the USSR, such as a government-issued ...

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The Grigorii Sukhov Papers: A New Collection In The Hoover Institution Archives

Monday, March 18, 2019

Sukhov (aka Gregory Soohoff) edited and published the San Francisco–based Russian-language newspaper Novaia zaria (or Novaya zarya, 1928–1973). His wife, Matrena, assisted him in this work.

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Jerzy Wiatr (right) with Wojciech Jaruzelski in the Polish parliament next to a bust of Ignacy Daszyński, Polish socialist politician, Warsaw, 1994
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The Papers Of Jerzy Józef Wiatr, Polish Social Scientist And Politician, Added To The Hoover Archives

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Hoover has received the first tranche of papers of Jerzy Józef Wiatr, Polish sociologist and political scientist, an advisor to General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Communist Poland’s head of state.  Professor Wiatr was one of the chief ideologues of the ruling Polish United Workers’ Party during the 1980s, the final decade of its existence. 

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John Henry Weidner Papers Opening For Research In The Hoover Archives

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Hoover Library & Archives is opening the John Weidner collection documenting one of the major efforts to resist the Nazis in Western Europe by organizing  the rescue of Jews from arrest, helping downed Allied fliers, and assisting resisters, civilians dodging the forced labor draft, as well as those wanting to join the Allies.

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