Rarely Seen Chinese and Russian Financial Bonds and Bank Notes Come to the Hoover Archives
Stanford alumnus Richard P. Henke graciously donates historical Chinese, Japanese, and Russian financial documents to the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
Newly Cataloged Library Materials November 2023
From the Spanish American War to present-day Russia, these newly cataloged library materials span over a century and highlight unique and rare titles that will entice you to view them in the reading room.
Marking The 20th Anniversary Of The Fall Of Saddam Hussein’s Regime
The two-day conference, “A Decade of Research Using Archives of Ba‘thist Iraq: What We Now Know,” was hosted by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives on August 17–18, 2023, which marked the 20th anniversary of the fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime.
Dynamic Poster Designs Now Online
The Library & Archives launches an online exhibition as a companion to Dynamic Design: Transforming Posters at Hoover and enriches their Digital Collections with the featured posters.
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.
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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