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Paolo Mancosu: Zhivago’s Secret Journey

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The Hoover Institution Press released Zhivago’s Secret Journey, by Paolo Mancosu, a breakthrough contribution to the study of the esteemed Russian Nobel laureate Boris Pasternak. 

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Library & Archives Roll Out New Website

Thursday, September 18, 2014

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are pleased to announce the launch of their new and updated website ( Offering more than one hundred pages of new content, the website better enables visitors to discover the six thousand archival collections and nearly one million library volumes held at Hoover.

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The Crusade Years, 1933–1955: Herbert Hoover’s Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era a

In The Crusade Years, Nash Brings to Life a Riveting Historical Memoir by President Herbert Hoover

Monday, December 2, 2013

The Hoover Institution Press released The Crusade Years--a never-before-published parallel volume to Herbert Hoover’s Freedom Betrayed from the Hoover Institution Archives–edited by historian George H. Nash.  This work recounts Hoover’s postpresidential family life, his myriad philanthropic interests, and his “crusade against collectivism” after he left the White House.

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Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover fellow Paul Gre

In Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives, Gregory highlights the tragedy among women during one of the most egregious dictatorships of the twentieth century

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Hoover Institution Press released Women of the Gulag: Portraits of Five Remarkable Lives by Hoover research fellow Paul Gregory, a profound work that relied heavily on material in the Hoover Archives.

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Hoover Institution Archives Posters Featured in Art Institute of Chicago Exhibit

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Among the many treasures in the Hoover Institution Archives is its collection of 120,000 political posters from all over the world. In a unique cooperative agreement with the Art Institute of Chicago, Hoover loaned the Art Institute twenty-six original, hand-painted Soviet posters for inclusion in the Art Institute's current featured exhibit Windows in the War: Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Abroad, 1941-1945.

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Hoover Institution Library and Archives Announce the Opening of the Papers of William X. Scheinman

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The Hoover Institution Library and Archives announce the opening of the papers of William X. Scheinman (1927–1999), a longtime friend of and correspondent with Kenyan independence leader Tom Mboya.

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Hoover Institution Library and Archives Announces Opening of the papers of H. H. Kung

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

The papers of H. H. Kung, a confidant of Chiang Kai-shek, his brother-in-law, and the patriarch of one of the “four big families” of Nationalist China, opened at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives today, January 19, 2010.

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Deputy Prime Minister Imre Pozsgay

Papers of Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister Imre Pozsgay Available for Research at the Hoover Institution

Monday, April 27, 2009

In August 1989, hundreds of East German visitors poured across the border from communist Hungary to Austria and freedom. As one of the earliest cracks in the barrier between the East and West, this milestone event foreshadowed the lifting of the Iron Curtain...

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Spanish Civil War from an anarchist art album

Hoover Institution Library and Archives Host Exhibition “Shattered Peace: The Road to World War II”

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

STANFORD—Next year marks the seventieth anniversary of the outbreak of World War II. “Shattered Peace,” an exhibition by the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, chronicles the events leading up to the war by drawing on their rich holdings.

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Rehnquist Papers: Finding Aid for Materials from 1947 to 1974 Available to Researchers on November 17, 2008

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

STANFORD – Materials from the papers of the late Justice William H. Rehnquist involving his work from 1947 to 1971 and Supreme Court cases from the 1972 to 1974 terms will be opened to researchers on November 17, 2008, at the Hoover Institution.

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