Past Exhibits

documentary exhibit

To Benefit Mankind: Celebrating the Centennial of the Nobel Prize 1901-2001

Friday, January 25, 2002 to Monday, July 29, 2002

A documentary exhibit on Nobel Prize winners based on the holdings of the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, the Stanford Linear Accelerator Archives and History Office, and the Stanford University Archives.

First Radio

Voices of Hope: The Story of Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty (1)

Tuesday, April 24, 2001 to Friday, December 28, 2001

This exhibit, organized on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of Radio Free Europe's first full schedule of broadcasting to Czechoslovakia in 1951, covers the history of the radios and some of the broad themes in the Radios' programming over the years.

Joseph Brodsky

Remembering Joseph Brodsky: 1940–1996

Wednesday, February 28, 2001 to Thursday, May 24, 2001

The exhibit Remembering Joseph Brodsky: 1940–1996 continues in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion. It includes books (many of which are special editions), manuscripts, and photographs, some never before published.

Ukrainian student

Ten Years of Freedom 1989–1999

Sunday, September 17, 2000 to Saturday, December 30, 2000

The Collapse of Communism and the Transition to Democracy


A Romanoff Album

Friday, January 29, 1999 to Friday, July 23, 1999

Rare letters, diaries, photographs, and artifacts of Imperial Russia.


Merrill's Marauders: General Stilwell's Infantry Fighting World War II in Burma, 1944

Tuesday, October 6, 1998 to Thursday, December 31, 1998

The exhibit will showcase information regarding General Stilwell's infantry fighting in Burma, in 1944