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.

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

Salvadoran Subject Collection

Miscellaneous 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.

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The year 2016 marks the fiftieth anniversary of the launch of Firing Line, the legendary public…

July 26, 2016

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