El Salvador

These collections center on El Salvador's civil war in the 1980s, with some relating to the left-wing guerrilla movement and others pertaining to the military. Other collections focus on human rights issues in the same period.

Poster collection, ES 15, Hoover Institution Archives

Explore the papers of a journalist in El Salvador


Nidia Díaz Papers

Salvadoran guerrilla leader and political prisoner

W. W. Terry Collection

Collector of materials relating to guerrilla movements

David Spencer Collection

Professor, National Defense University


Miscellaneous materials

See More:

El Salvador Archival Collections     El Salvador Library Materials

Bartley, Russell Howard., and Stuart L Wagner. Latin America In Basic Historical Collections: A Working Guide. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1972.

Chilcote, Ronald H. Revolution and Structural Change In Latin America: A Bibliography On Ideology, Development, and the Radical Left (1930-1965). Stanford: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University, 1970.

Duignan, Peter, ed. The Library of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1985.

Palm, Charles, and Dale Reed. Guide to the Hoover Institution Archives. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1980.


Contact L&A For assistance contact hooverarchives [at] stanford.edu or 650-723-3563

Firing Line Transcript

El Salvador, Christianity, and Marxism (Firing Line, S0467, Hoover Institution Archives)

"El Salvador, Christianity, and Marxism"
Firing Line interview with Michael Novak and John Halbert