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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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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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