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Visiting Researcher Stipe Kljaic Quests For Opposition To The Yugoslav Communist Regime At The Hoover Institution

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

My primary research interest is intellectual history of the 20th century Croatia and former Yugoslavia, so the archival research done at the Hoover Institution was of great significance for my theme of interest. 

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Seventy-fifth Anniversary Jan Karski Medal Awarded to Hoover Curator Maciej Siekierski

Thursday, February 7, 2019

​Dr. Maciej Siekierski, Curator of the European Collections of the Hoover Institution, has been awarded the Medal of the 75th Anniversary of Jan Karski's Mission.

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Announcement: Satellite Reading Room for Digital Content Opens in DC Office

Thursday, February 7, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives and the Hoover Institution Washington, DC office are pleased to announce the opening of a satellite reading room for digital content at the Hoover DC office. Three computer workstations will serve digital collection material...

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Hoover Archivist Issayas Tesfamariam Publishes Tigrinya Textbook

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Hoover archivist Issayas Tesfamariam has published Let's Speak Tigrinya: A Multidimensional Approach to the Teaching and Learning of Tigrinya as a Foreign Language with with the National African Languages Resource Center (NALRC) Press at the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.The textbook is the twenty-second African language volume to be published by the press, and is intended to be used in university language classes around the world.

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Stanford Student Wins Award For Project Based On Hoover Archives.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Sophomore Kyle Duchynski won an Introductory Seminars Excellence Award for his project “The Forgotten Fight: The Failings of the Allied Intervention in Siberia” completed in the Winter 2017-2018 Introductory Seminar, The Soviet Union and the World: Views from the Hoover Archives (HISTORY 23N).

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Hoover Hosts Roundtable Discussion Commemorating The 40th Anniversary Of The Taiwan Relations Act

Thursday, January 17, 2019

In April 1979, president Jimmy Carter signed the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) after the breaking of diplomatic relations between the United States and Taiwan. The act allows for a special authority created specifically for Taiwan known as the American Institute in Taiwan to serve as a de facto embassy, and provides for Taiwan to be recognized under...

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The Library & Archives Year In Review 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018
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In a 1957 article entitled “Words to Live By,” our founder, Herbert Hoover, reflected on the purpose of the Hoover Institution and its world-renowned Library & Archives, writing, “The Hoover Tower is more than a library . . . it is a laboratory for the study of human relationships on a world-wide scale.”

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Silas Palmer Fellow Examines 20th Century Monetary Aid in China

Thursday, December 20, 2018

China, throughout the 20th century, experienced uncertainty and revolution that resulted in radical changes in government. During this time, China also experienced frequent natural disasters (floods and earthquakes) and famines. The effect of these disasters on China’s large population was devastating; people perished, lost their crops, had their houses destroyed, and fled from their homes. 

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Visiting Filipino Scholar Rediscovers Hoover’s Archival Sources On Japanese Presence In Prewar Davao

Monday, December 17, 2018

The archival materials and documentary sources at the Hoover Library & Archives were brilliantly enriching as they provided a platform for my independent research for “A Reexamination of the Japanese Migrant Settlement of Davao in the Interwar Period through Images and Text: A Colonial Discourse Analysis.”

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Herbert Hoover’s Travels To Finland

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

In 1938, Finland had a lot to celebrate. Independence had been declared two decades earlier. It was also the 300th anniversary of the establishment of the first Swedish / Finnish colony in Delaware. These events were excellent reasons to invite former US president Herbert Hoover to visit in March of 1938.

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