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Liu Family Collection Acquired and Preserved by Hoover Archives

Thursday, July 10, 2008

This collection of early twentieth-century land deeds and contracts from the Zhejiang region of China offers a valuable glimpse into China’s real estate market from the 1880s to the 1930s.

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Undated flyer exalting Sun Liren’s military prowess

Shen Keqin Papers Available at Hoover Archives

Thursday, June 26, 2008

The papers of Shen Keqin (1921– ), former Republic of China representative to Thailand (1975–89) and director of the Executive Yuan (1989–90), are now available for research at the Hoover Institution Archives.

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Records of the Baath Party

Saddam papers come to Bay Area

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Amid the chaos of the U.S. lead invasion of Iraq there was discovery. There are volumes of records found in the basement of the Baath Party's regional headquarters in Baghdad. Go to the story

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Portrait of Jude Wanniski

Hoover Institution Archives Acquires the Papers of Jude Wanniski and Robert L. Bartley

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce the acquisition of the archival collections of journalists Jude Wanniski and Robert L. Bartley, two of the most influential interpreters and advocates of conservative economic theories during the past several decades.

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Milton Friedman

Major Addition to the Milton Friedman Papers

Monday, May 19, 2008

The Hoover Institution Archives has recently acquired an addition to the papers of economist Milton Friedman. A guide to the papers is now available describing both original and new materials.

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Vice Admiral John S. McCain, USN, commander of the Second Carrier Task Force

Papers of John Sidney McCain now available for use at the Hoover Institution Archives

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

The papers of Admiral John Sidney McCain Sr. (August 9, 1884–September 6, 1945), who commanded the Fast Carrier Task Force in World War II, have been deposited at the Hoover Institution Archives.

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Hoover Institution Archives acquires the Boleslaw “William” Boreysza Papers and NKVD Files

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

The papers of Boleslaw “William” Boreysza, a librarian-cataloger, who served in the Hoover Institution Library for more than thirty years until his retirement in 1990, have been added to the holdings of the Hoover Institution Archives. Boreysza (1921-2002) known as Bolek to his Polish friends and as Bill to his coworkers, was a well-known figure in the Polish émigré community of Northern California. Today readers can see a lightly penciled WB inside the cover of the many thousands of Hoover books that he cataloged over the years. His quiet profession contrasted with the tumultuous history that swept him up in his younger years, when he participated in and was a witness to the events in Poland, Soviet Russia, the Middle East, and Italy in World War II.

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Papers of Ambassador Jacques Leprette now available for use at the Hoover Institution Archives

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

The papers of French diplomat Jacques Leprette (1920–2004), acquired in 2005 and newly processed and available for research use in the Hoover Institution Archives, document the life and distinguished diplomatic career of a man who proudly served the French government yet was an equally ardent citizen of Europe and friend of the United States.

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Lei Zhen Papers Acquired by Hoover Archives

Thursday, October 25, 2007

The personal papers of Lei Zhen (1897–1979), human rights activist, liberal thinker, and vigorous political opponent of Chiang Kai-shek and Kuomintang rule in post-1949 Taiwan, were recently acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

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Andrzej Dudzinski’s Art Received by Hoover Archives

Friday, September 21, 2007

Andrzej Dudzinski, a prominent and critically acclaimed contemporary Polish artist, has donated a large collection of his original graphic works to the Hoover Institution. The materials provide an extensive sampling of Dudzinski’s thirty years of work in the United States as an illustrator, cartoonist, and graphic commentator.

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