The Hoover Institution Library & Archives reading room will reopen on Monday, February 3, 2020

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We are pleased to pleased to announce that copies of the diaries of Chiang Ching-Kuo are 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

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


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

New Harold Agnew material reveals the history of the Hiroshima bombing

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Explore the life and career of the 31st president

The Library & Archives reading rooms will be closed to researchers until February 3, 2020


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Hostage of Eternity: Boris Pasternak, 1890-1960

Thursday, May 6, 2004 to Monday, September 27, 2004

In twentieth-century Russian literature Boris Pasternak stands out as a great metaphysical poet, as evidenced by his verse collection My Sister, Life, written during the revolutionary years.

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Troubled Images: Posters and Images of the Northern Ireland Conflict from the Linen Hall Library, Belfast

Tuesday, March 16, 2004 to Saturday, April 17, 2004

Imagine a wall plastered with the posters of all the parties to the Northern Ireland conflict during the three decades of “the Troubles.” It is of course inconceivable in a divided world of one-sided walls where parties tend to mark their own terrain. Except, that is, in Belfast’s historic Linen Hall Library, where the “Troubled Images” exhibition created new space for all sides of the community in October 2001.


Hoover Archives adds rare Evita Peron document and exile archive of Juan Domingo Peron

Thursday, February 26, 2004

Hoover Library and Archives has just acquired a rare handwritten political manuscript by Evita Peron and the bulk of Juan Domingo Peron's archive.

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Isaac Babel, A Writer's Life (1894-1940)

Tuesday, January 27, 2004 to Tuesday, March 2, 2004

Writing and violence, seduction and revolution, humanity and raw power are at the core of the spare and brilliant legacy of Isaac Babel, a Russian Jewish master of the short story, who began his career with the blessing of Maxim Gorky in 1916, rose to international renown with the publication of his Red Cavalry in 1926, and perished after Stalin waved his executioner’s wand in 1940.

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Expanding Europe: The Baltic Dimension

Sunday, December 28, 2003 to Wednesday, July 28, 2004

In May 2004, in the largest round of expansion in European Union history, ten countries will become new EU members, among them the three Baltic states, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Thus, thirteen years after the breakup of the Soviet Union, and the regaining of independence for the Baltic countries in 1991, they will officially join Europe, although many Estonians, Latvians, and Lithuanians feel that they never left Europe in the first place.