Hoover’s untold treasures

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Hoover’s untold treasures
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Serenity Nguyen/The Stanford Daily
Hoover’s untold treasures
Image credit: 
Serenity Nguyen/The Stanford Daily

Adrienne von Schulthess, a Stanford student and writer for the Stanford Daily, discusses her amazing discoveries during her visit to the Hoover Archives. “I stood there, mystified at what lay before me. Stacks upon stacks, boxes upon boxes of archives lay underneath the ground of the Hoover Institution Archives, including two of the most important articles from World War II, which sat right before my eyes.” Richard Sousa, director of the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, said, “You can’t find [a lot of what we have here] any place else.” Click here to read the article.

The archives, which are open to researchers, students, and the general public, include a great many primary sources on the subject of war, revolution, and peace in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.