Kao Tsu, The Man Who Turned A New Page On Sino-US Naval Relations—A New Acquisition At The Hoover Institution
Kao Tsu was a Nationalist Chinese naval officer who served under Chiang Kai-shek. Learn about the role he played to help prepare postwar China’s contribution to the United Nations’ sea power for keeping peace in the Western Pacific, and his role in the Quemoy Defense Command during the 1958 Taiwan Strait crisis.
New Exhibition Bread + Medicine: Saving Lives in a Time of Famine Opens at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives
American medical relief in Soviet Russia and Ukraine is the subject of a new exhibition opening September 19 at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives and curated by Hoover research fellow Bertrand Patenaude. It brings to light an American rescue operation during a catastrophic famine a century ago, when food and medical relief were equally critical to saving millions of lives. The exhibition is open to the public in Hoover Tower through April 28, 2023.
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives Welcomes Taube Family Curator for European Collections
Dr. Katharina Friedla has joined the Hoover Institution Library & Archives the Taube Family Curator for European Collections. She will oversee one of the largest and most comprehensive parts of Hoover’s international holdings and succeeds Maciej Siekierski, Curator for the European Collections, Emeritus.
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives Welcomes New Assistant Director
With over 23 years of Library experience, Roxanne Peck brings a wealth of knowledge to the Hoover Institution Library & Archives as its new assistant director.
Papers of US Political Scientist, Brendan Kiernan on USSR and Russian Federation—a New Acquisition at the Hoover Institution
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has recently acquired the papers of Brendan Kiernan, a US political scientist and consultant whose research and activities took him to the USSR and Russian Federation in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Celebrating Herbert Hoover’s Humanitarian Relief Work
Scholars, family, and community members gather to reflect on Herbert Hoover’s food and medical relief operations during the 1921–23 famine in Soviet Russia and Ukraine.
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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