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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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New Exhibition Honors Hoover Distinguished Fellow George P. Shultz

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

To honor the remarkable legacy of George Pratt Shultz, Hoover’s Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow, a new exhibition reflects on some of the most important points in his accomplished life and career.

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Michel Oksenberg Papers Come to Hoover

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

The Hoover Institution Archives has recently acquired the papers of Michel Oksenberg (1938–2001), a renowned political scientist and China expert who played a crucial role in the negotiations that led to the normalization of US-China relations in early 1979.

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Peter Kudrik Papers in the Hoover Institution Archives

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Peter Kudrik was born Petr Aleksandrovich Kudrin in Russia in 1914. His family lived in Vilnius (now Lithuania) between the two world wars, changing their last name to Kudrik.

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New Book Published Based On The General Aleksei Von Lampe Papers

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Dr. Laura Ritter, coordinator of the Basel Graduate School of History in Switzerland, has just published a new study of General Aleksei von Lampe, based largely on the general’s papers in the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

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Hoover Hosts Event To Discuss Life And Legacy Of Chiang Ching-Kuo, Former President Of The Republic Of China (Taiwan)

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives hosted a special event on December 17, 2019, to discuss the life and legacy of Chiang Ching-kuo and to announce the opening of his diaries at Hoover in February 2020. Chiang Ching-kuo was the son of Chiang Kai-shek and his political heir as leader of the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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