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The new archives reading room on April 15, 2014

Hoover Archives Reading Room Update: Limited Access for Stanford Affiliates

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

As a small number of Library & Archives staff return to on-site work this month, limited remote reference services will become available.

Dr María Inés Tato
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Visiting Fellow Explores Argentine Humanitarianism

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

From February 27th, 2020, until March 11th, I made a research stay at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives as a Visiting Scholar. This is the report on my research project and experience during my visit.

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Congratulations To Hoover Curator Herbert S. Klein!

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Dr. Herbert S. Klein, Curator of Latin American Collections at Hoover Institution Library & Archives, has recently published two new works on the social and political history of Brazil. A longtime Hoover research fellow, Gouverneur Morris Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, and former director of Stanford's Center ...

George Pratt Shultz

New Exhibition Honors Hoover Distinguished Fellow George P. Shultz

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

To honor the remarkable legacy of George Pratt Shultz, Hoover’s Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow, a new exhibition reflects on some of the most important points in his accomplished life and career.

Schreiben für die Weiße Sache by Laura Ritter
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New Book Published Based On The General Aleksei Von Lampe Papers

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Dr. Laura Ritter, coordinator of the Basel Graduate School of History in Switzerland, has just published a new study of General Aleksei von Lampe, based largely on the general’s papers in the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Hoover Institution Library & Archives Reading Room
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Hoover Library & Archives Reading Room Reopening 2020

Thursday, December 12, 2019

In preparation for the construction of the Hoover Institution’s new George P. Shultz Building, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives has been working over the past year on a project to relocate archival collection material housed in the Lou Henry Hoover (LHH) Building to secure off-site storage. 


The Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection Becomes Global

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is excited to announce that the Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection now has global coverage. We added twenty-one titles published in China, Korea, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand to the overseas Japanese newspaper digital collection.

Cyril Benoît

The Status of the Welfare State in a Free-Market Society: A Review of Intellectual Controversies since World War Ⅱ

Thursday, August 29, 2019

In the Western world, it is widely acknowledged that the Welfare state has gradually eroded since the end of the 1970s due to a range of liberalization and deregulation policies, such as the privatization of social insurance schemes, the decentralization of Welfare services or increases in competition between Welfare providers.

Dr. Michał Przeperski recieving the Professor Alina "Inka" Brodzka-Wald  competition, presented at the headquarters of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw
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Former Silas Palmer Fellow Receives Award for Rakowski Dissertation

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Dr. Michał Przeperski, a Silas Palmer fellow in 2015, won the second place award in the Professor Alina "Inka" Brodzka-Wald competition, presented at the headquarters of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, for his doctoral dissertation "Mieczysław Rakowski: An Outline of a Political Biography." 

Eric Wakin (right), Hoover deputy director and director of the Library & Archives, chaired and moderated the discussion
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Hoover Hosts Event To Discuss Life And Legacy Of Li Rui, Chairman Mao’s Personal Secretary And Biggest Critic

Thursday, May 2, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives hosted a special event on April 22, 2019, to discuss the life and legacy of Li Rui, an old-guard Communist who became a revisionist historian and standard-bearer for liberal values in China.