The Lithuanian holdings contain significant materials on that country’s modern history. Some collections, including the Turauskas Papers, pertain to Lithuania's first period of independence and its loss of sovereignty following the Soviet annexation of the Baltic States. Other collections concern political repression under Soviet rule, broadcasts to Lithuania by Radio Liberty and Radio Free Europe during the Cold War, and the Lithuanian diaspora after World War II.
Director, Lithuanian service, Radio Liberty/Radio Free Europe
Lithuanian diplomat; consul general, Chicago, 1937–71
Polish Lithuanian agricultural expert; chairman, Vilnius Agrarian Association
Lithuanian branch of the Soviet secret police organization Komitet gosudarstvennoi bezopasnosti (KGB)
Lithuanian librarian and literary critic
Lithuanian ambassador to Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, and Romania, 1934–39; political director, ministry of foreign affairs, 1939–40
Duignan, Peter, ed. The Library of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1985.
Jacobs, David. Baltic States Collections in the Hoover Institution Archives, ca. 2003.
Palm, Charles, and Dale Reed. Guide to the Hoover Institution Archives. Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1980.
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