Hoover Institution Acquires Photo Album Of US Corporate Executive’s Visit To Europe And The USSR In 1963
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has acquired a photo album presented to Norman Buckle Obbard, who was a United States businessman and participant in the Time news tour of Europe in November 1963.
Diaries Of Chiang Kai-Shek And Chiang Ching-Kuo Return To Taiwan, Copies Remain At The Hoover Institution Library & Archives
After almost two decades on deposit for scholarly research at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, the handwritten diaries of the Republic of China (Taiwan)’s former president Chiang Kai-shek (1887—1975) and his son and successor Chiang Ching-kuo (1910—1988) returned to Taiwan this week.
Newly Cataloged Library Materials August 2023
Materials featured in this month’s Newly Cataloged Library Materials article include propaganda newspaper issues from Russia and Ukraine published in 2022, materials related to the German victory at the Stalin Line during World War II, a 1919 map of Hungary and territorial borders, and a book on the role of women in early 20th century Russian society.
Hoover Institution Archives Receives Additional Documents On General Pai Ch’ung-Hsi, Antagonist Of Nationalist Chinese Leader Chiang Kai-Shek
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives received additional documents on General Pai Ch’ung-hsi which include archival materials related to Pai’s relationship with Chiang Kai-shek and other Nationalist leaders, memorabilia, speeches, and miscellaneous materials related to General Pai and his family.
Hoover Institution Acquires the Papers of George Synnerberg
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has acquired the papers of George Synnerberg, who was a Russian Imperial Army officer and trade representative of Swedish-Finnish origin. The numerous documents and photographs that form this archival collection reflect his fascinating life story.
Hoover Institution Hosts The 2023 Annual Summer Workshop On Modern China And Taiwan
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives hosted the 2023 Workshop on Modern China and Taiwan. Workshop participants explored Hoover’s unique archival collections and presented their findings to the Hoover and Stanford research community and a broad audience.
Chiang Kai-shek & Chiang Ching-kuo Diaries
The Hoover Institution has been helping preserve the handwritten diaries of Chiang Kai-shek and his son Chiang Ching-kuo since Chiang family members deposited them at Hoover in 2005.
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