The Hoover Archives is a wonderful place to study twentieth-century Romanian history and politics. The documentation is modest in volume but comprehensive in scope, covering Romanian history from the time of the Balkan war of 1912–13 through the Ceausecscu era, 1964–89.



I. G. Duca Papers

Romanian minister of education, 1914–18; agriculture, 1919–20; foreign affairs, 1922–26; interior, 1927–28; and prime minister, 1933

George I. Duca Papers

Romanian diplomat; chief of mission to Sweden, 1944–47

Nicolae Petrescu-Comnen Papers

Romanian delegate to the League of Nations, 1923–28; ambassador to Germany, 1927–29 and 1932; minister of foreign affairs, 1938

Brutus Coste Papers

Romanian chargé d'affaires to the United States, 1940–41, and to Portugal, 1944–46; secretary general, Assembly of Captive European Nations, 1954–65

Alexandru Cretzianu Papers

Romanian diplomat; minister to Turkey, 1943–45

Comitetul Naţional Român Records

Anticommunist Romanian émigré organization

Sighet Memorial Collection

Interviews with former political prisoners

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Romania Archival Collections     Romania Library Materials

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

Hoover Institution Archives. Romania - List of Archival Holdings at the Hoover Institution Archives, ca. 1999.

Hoover Institution Archives. Romania - Lista colectiilor din arhive, ca. 1999.

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

Ambassador Adrian Vierita visited the Hoover Institution

Ambassador Adrian Vierita visits the Hoover Institution

Friday, November 14, 2008

Hoover Institution Associate Archivist Brad Bauer, far left, describes historic material from the institution’s collections on Romania to Romanian Ambassador to the United States Adrian Vierita, center, and his wife, Codrina Vierita. The ambassador visited the Hoover Institution on Friday, November 14.
(Photo by Steve Gladfelter/Visual Art Services, Stanford University)

Wojewoda Alfred Bilyk in his office

Life and Death with Honor: The Papers of Wojewoda Alfred Bilyk

Monday, June 6, 2011

Hoover Archives has received the personal documents of Alfred Bilyk, the last Polish provincial governor (wojewoda) of Lwow (now Lviv). A prominent member of the professional and political elite of interwar Poland, Bilyk committed suicide in September 1939, in the final days of Poland’s struggle against the Nazi and Soviet invaders in September 1939. The papers are a gift from Bilyk’s family in Brazil.



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