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The Image of Old China: The Kemp B. Nye Papers Come to Hoover

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Kemp B. Nye was born in Winterville, North Carolina, in 1916. During his stint in the US Marines in the 1930s, he was a member of the Horse Marine Guards, deployed in China to protect the American embassy in Peking (Beijing) when the Japanese invaded in 1937–38.

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Hoover Institution acquires Endrzheevskii papers: a new source on the Second World War and postwar Russian displaced persons

Friday, June 26, 2020

Adol’f Adol’fovich Endrzheevskii was commissioned as an officer in the Imperial Russian Army in 1914 and served in the Life-Guard Moskovskii regiment during the First World War, and as an adjutant during the Russian Civil War.

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Hoover Institution Acquires Papers Of Garal’d Karlovich Graf: A Rich Resource On Russian Naval History And Émigré Politics.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Garal’d Karlovich Graf was a captain in the Imperial Russian Navy. Born in Vyborg in 1885, he graduated from the Naval Cadet School, saw action in the Russo-Japanese War (participating in the Battle of Tsushima), and thereafter served on various ships of the Baltic fleet ...

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Michel Oksenberg Papers Come to Hoover

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The Hoover Institution Archives has recently acquired the papers of Michel Oksenberg (1938–2001), a renowned political scientist and China expert who played a crucial role in the negotiations that led to the normalization of US-China relations in early 1979.

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Peter Kudrik Papers in the Hoover Institution Archives

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Peter Kudrik was born Petr Aleksandrovich Kudrin in Russia in 1914. His family lived in Vilnius (now Lithuania) between the two world wars, changing their last name to Kudrik.

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Hoover Hosts Event To Discuss Life And Legacy Of Chiang Ching-Kuo, Former President Of The Republic Of China (Taiwan)

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives hosted a special event on December 17, 2019, to discuss the life and legacy of Chiang Ching-kuo and to announce the opening of his diaries at Hoover in February 2020. Chiang Ching-kuo was the son of Chiang Kai-shek and his political heir as leader of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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Buddhist Church Of San Francisco Entrusts Library & Archives With Collection

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Buddhist Church of San Francisco (BCSF), established in 1898, is the oldest Japanese American Buddhist church (temple) in the United States. The church and its key members played a leadership role in shaping the pre-WWII Japanese American community.

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Library & Archives Acquires Papers Of General Wojciech Jaruzelski

Monday, December 9, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives have obtained the papers of Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923–2014), first secretary of the Polish United Workers Party (1981–89), prime minister of Poland (1981–85) and head of state (1985–90).

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The Lisovoi Papers At The Hoover Institution: Final Chapter Of A Tragic Story

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Iakov Markovich Lisovoi (1882–1965) was a colonel on the general staff of the Russian Imperial Army, as well as a collector who amassed an enormous volume of materials on revolutionary Russia, which formed the basis for his traveling exhibits and lecture series in the 1920s and 1930s. He named his private collection the “Museum of Contemporary Events in Russia.”

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Chiang Ching-kuo, former President of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
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Hoover Institution Opens Diaries Of Chiang Ching-Kuo, Former President Of The Republic Of China (Taiwan)

Friday, November 1, 2019

The Hoover Institution, the Academia Historica of Taiwan, Ms. Yo-mei Chiang and the family of Mr. Hsiao-yen Chiang are pleased to announce that Hoover is making available for scholars copies of the personal diaries (covering the period 1937 to 1979) of Chiang Ching-kuo, President of the Republic of China between 1978 and 1988.

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