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Hoover Institution Acquires the Papers of James Fulton Leonard, Jr.–US Ambassador to the United Nations

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has acquired the papers of James Fulton Leonard, Jr. an American diplomat who served as United States Ambassador to the United Nations from 1977 to 1979.

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Herbert H.D. Pierce Papers — A New Resource On Prisoners Of War In Russia During The First World War

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Herbert H. D. Pierce, was an American diplomat, considered to be an expert on Russia, and was appointed Minister Plenipotentiary in 1915 to assist Ambassador David Francis in Russia with special missions. This collection consists almost exclusively of documents relating to Pierce’s studies of conditions in the prisoner of war camps.

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Hoover Institution Acquires Personal Papers Of Chao Tze-chi, A Prominent Political Leader Who Served Four Presidents Of Taiwan

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

The Chao papers include more than sixty volumes of personal diaries, ranging from the late 1940s to the early 2010s, photo images of Chao’s political and diplomatic activities, news clippings, and other miscellaneous materials dating back as early as the 1930s.

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Hoover Institution Acquires A Complete Set Of Bulletins Issued By The American Press Bureau In Russia, 1917–1918

Monday, August 2, 2021

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives now has a complete set of Amerikanskie biulleteni, an official weekly US government publication in the Russian language issued between 1917–1918 in Moscow.

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Hoover Acquires New Material Related To Food Relief And Refugees

Monday, July 26, 2021

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has acquired new materials related to William Hallam Tuck, a colleague of Herbert Hoover who worked extensively with refugees and relief organizations in Europe.

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Hoover Acquires The Papers Of Oscar Rosenbloom On Ghana

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Hoover Institution Library & Archives acquires the personal papers of Oscar Rosenbloom on Ghana which primarily focuses on the period between 1965 and 1971.

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Hoover Archives Acquires The Captain Mitsuo Fuchida Papers

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has acquired the entire private collection of Captain Mitsuo Fuchida, which was generously gifted by the Fuchida family.

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Hoover Acquires A New Archive Of 1930s Isolationist Propaganda

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Hoover has acquired the largest known existing archive of propaganda created by 1930s isolationist provocateur Robert Edward Edmondson, a journalist and America First activist with a pronounced anti-Semitic, anti-New Deal agenda. The collection consists of approximately 375 handbills, broadsides, flyers, and newsletters.

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Hoover Acquires The Papers Of Foreign Policy Expert Dan Caldwell

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Hoover Archives has acquired the collection of Dan Caldwell, which contains research materials for Caldwell’s work on U.S. foreign policy and military strategies in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan.

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Hoover Acquires the Papers Of Hou Chia-chu, A Renowned Taiwanese Economist

Friday, May 21, 2021

The Hoover Institution Archives has acquired the personal papers of Hou Chia-chu (1928–2007), a renowned economist who is best known for his contributions to the studies of economic theory, economic history, and economic thoughts on premodern and modern China, as well as his participation in policy formulation for Taiwan’s economic development from the 1970s to the late 1990s.

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