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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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Two Acquisitions Tell The Tale Of Nationalist China’s Obliterated Histories

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

The discovery of new archival materials can sometimes bring new historical findings and interpretations. Two recent acquisitions at the Hoover Archives related to modern Chinese history demonstrate such a feature.

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Sketch by Nat Bellantoni, 1943. Natale Bellantoni Papers, Hoover Institution Archives
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New Hoover Institution Stories Feature The Battalion Artist

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In remembrance of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives is pleased to present a new series of HI Stories in the online exhibition, The Battalion Artist: A Sailor’s Journey Through the South Pacific.

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Hoover Library & Archives Launches “HI Stories,” Dynamic Online Exhibits and Storytelling Features

Friday, September 18, 2020
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The closure of the Hoover Tower and exhibit galleries as a result of COVID-19 has underscored the Hoover Institution Library & Archives’ efforts to expand its outreach to online audiences. With this objective in mind, in May 2020, L&A archivists began creating and publishing “HI Stories,” a series of dynamic storytelling features that showcase treasures from Hoover’s more than six thousand collections and one million library volumes and uncover their importance to the record of modern history.

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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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