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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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Creating an Islamic Republic: Iranian Collections from the Hoover Library and Archives

Tuesday, September 23, 2003 to Friday, December 19, 2003

The shah grasps at the coattails of Uncle Sam as a fire-tongued dragon prepares to devour him; women with clenched fists raised march in the shadow of Shi‘i heroine Zeinab; awaiting execution, a row of men, blindfolded with hands tied behind their backs, yell “Long Live Iran!”

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George Orwell's First Century 1903-2003

Sunday, June 1, 2003 to Monday, December 1, 2003

George Orwell (1903-1950) was known throughout the world for his novels Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four, as well as for his essays, books of reportage, and other novels. Born Eric Arthur Blair on June 25, 1903, into the "lower-upper middle class" in Motihari, Bengal, India, where his father was a civil servant for the British government, Blair moved to England the following year with his mother and sister. He received an elite education, culminating at Eton, but did not go on to university. His early school years were not happy; he later wrote about his experiences in a bitter essay called Such, Such Were the Joys.

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The American Relief Administration in Soviet Russia

Friday, November 1, 2002 to Sunday, June 1, 2003

On June 26, 1921, the newspaper Pravda reported that a famine was raging in the Volga area, one even worse than the terrible famine of 1891, which had been witnessed by a young Marxist lawyer named Vladimir Ulyanov. His view at that time was that the proper role for a revolutionary socialist was not to engage in famine relief but to organize the destruction of the system that bred famines.

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Sidney Hook (1902-1989)

Tuesday, October 1, 2002 to Friday, November 1, 2002

American philosopher Sidney Hook, an outspoken participant in many of the principal political debates of this century, was best known for his vigorous defense of political and academic freedom and his stand against totalitarianism in all forms.

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Enter the Dragon: The History of China in the Twentieth Century

Friday, September 27, 2002 to Sunday, March 9, 2003

An Exhibition Documenting the History of China during the Twentieth Century

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