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Picture of Nationalist Chinese special unit stationed on the island of Saipan

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

Sketch by Nat Bellantoni, 1943. Natale Bellantoni Papers, Hoover Institution Archives

In remembrance the Second World War, we are pleased to present a new series of HI Stories, The Battalion Artist: A Sailor’s Journey Through the South Pacific

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

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The Image of Old China: The Kemp B. Nye Papers
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The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has acquired Kemp B. Nye's manuscript illustrating his experiences in China and the Pacific War.

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

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We are pleased to pleased to announce that copies of the diaries of Chiang Ching-Kuo will be available for scholars

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

In celebration of its centennial, the Hoover Institution opens the exhibition Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century in Hoover Tower on October 10, 2019

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

New Harold Agnew material reveals the history of the Hiroshima bombing

Herbert Hoover Subject Collection, Envelope SSS, Hoover Institution Archives

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The Image of Old China: The Kemp B. Nye Papers Come to Hoover

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Kemp B. Nye was born in Winterville, North Carolina, in 1916. During his stint in the US Marines in the 1930s, he was a member of the Horse Marine Guards, deployed in China to protect the American embassy in Peking (Beijing) when the Japanese invaded in 1937–38.

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Hoover Institution Acquires Endrzheevskii Papers: A New Source on the Second World War and Postwar Russian Displaced Persons

Friday, June 26, 2020

Adol’f Adol’fovich Endrzheevskii was commissioned as an officer in the Imperial Russian Army in 1914 and served in the Life-Guard Moskovskii regiment during the First World War, and as an adjutant during the Russian Civil War.

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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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Hoover Institution Acquires Papers Of Garal’d Karlovich Graf: A Rich Resource On Russian Naval History And Émigré Politics.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Garal’d Karlovich Graf was a captain in the Imperial Russian Navy. Born in Vyborg in 1885, he graduated from the Naval Cadet School, saw action in the Russo-Japanese War (participating in the Battle of Tsushima), and thereafter served on various ships of the Baltic fleet ...

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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 ...

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