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Hoover hosts the largest single collection of digitized publications from Afghanistan

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The discovery of new archival materials brings findings and interpretation to modern Chinese history.

In efforts to expand to online audiences, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives’ proudly present “HI Stories.”

COVID-19 UPDATE: Staff are returning to work and offering remote reference services to researchers

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives is excited to announce that the Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection now has global coverage

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Masuo Kitaji’s hand-illustrated Japanese translation Bibles acquired by Hoover

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Hoover Signs Memorandum Of Understanding On Academic Collaboration With The Academia Historica, Taiwan

Monday, September 27, 2021

On September 13, 2021, a memorandum of understanding on academic collaboration was signed between the Hoover Institution Library & Archives and the Academia Historica of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

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Herbert H.D. Pierce Papers — A New Resource On Prisoners Of War In Russia During The First World War

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Herbert H. D. Pierce, was an American diplomat, considered to be an expert on Russia, and was appointed Minister Plenipotentiary in 1915 to assist Ambassador David Francis in Russia with special missions. This collection consists almost exclusively of documents relating to Pierce’s studies of conditions in the prisoner of war camps.

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Hoover Institution Acquires Personal Papers Of Chao Tze-chi, A Prominent Political Leader Who Served Four Presidents Of Taiwan

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

The Chao papers include more than sixty volumes of personal diaries, ranging from the late 1940s to the early 2010s, photo images of Chao’s political and diplomatic activities, news clippings, and other miscellaneous materials dating back as early as the 1930s.

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Hoover Student Fellow’s Research On Propaganda Of Japan In The Late Nineteenth Century

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Hoover Student Fellow, Chaeri Park is a first-year master’s student studying international policy at Stanford, with a concentration in cyber policy and security. Portions of her work will be included in the Fanning the Flames exhibition, which opens in the fall of 2021 and her full report is now available in the Stanford Digital Repository.

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Kamishibai (Paper Plays) And The Mobilization Of Women In Wartime Japan

Thursday, August 26, 2021
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The Hoover Institution Library & Archives presents the Fanning the Flames Speaker Series. This third session is moderated by Kaoru (Kay) Ueda, curator of the Japanese Diaspora Collection at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives and presented by Sharalyn Orbaugh, Department Head and professor of Japanese Modern Literature and Popular Culture at the University of British Columbia.  The "Kamishibai (paper plays) and the Mobilization of Women in Wartime Japan” event is on Thursday, August 26, at 12:00 pm PDT.

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