New Finding Aids Now Available for Hoover Archives Collections

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Darlington (background, middle with cigarette) sits with his staff on the Jurists Committee at the 1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization.
Darlington (background, middle with cigarette) sits with his staff on the Jurists Committee at the 1945 United Nations Conference on International Organization.

New finding aids to nine collections at Hoover Archives are now available through the Online Archive of California. The new finding aids represent significant holdings in collections related to World War II, twentieth-century China, and African history.

 

Stanislav A. Auský

The Stanislav A., Ausky collection is comprised of correspondence, memoirs, writings, printed matter, and audiovisual materials relating to the Russkaia Osvoboditel'naia Armiia.

Charles F. Darlington

The Charles F. Darlington papers contain speeches and writings, correspondence, memoranda, and printed matter relating to American-Gabonese relations, the organizing conference of the United Nations, American foreign trade policy, international currency exchange activities of the League of Nations, the oil industry in the Middle East, and Democratic Party politics, especially the 1956 and 1960 presidential elections. 

Conference on National Health Policy

The collection is composed of sound recordings of addresses and discussion, relating to national health insurance in various countries, and health policy issues in the United States.

Fenton Stratton Jacobs

This collection documents the career of Brigadier General Fenton Stratton Jacobs during and immediately after World War II. It contains personal and professional correspondence primarily dating from 1944 to 1952, maps, and newspapers issues. The bulk of the collection relates to Jacobs’ experiences in the military while stationed in England, France, and the Philippines.

Growth of Regulation Conference proceedings

The collection is comprised of sound recordings of addresses and discussion, relating to government regulation of economic activity in the United States.

Gamal Abdel Nasser

The Nasser collection is composed of sound recordings of speeches, relating to nationalization of the Suez Canal, and to other aspects of Egyptian politics and foreign policy.

Roy Pateman

The Roy Pateman collection includes correspondence, notes, reports, pamphlets, transcription of radio broadcasts relating to Africa, in general and Eritrea, in particular.

Arthur L. West

Major General Arthur Lorenzo West served as an officer in the U.S. Army for over 25 years, including during World War II and the Vietnam War. He was influential in the field of military strategy, and was an instrumental part of the development of several new Army combat concepts, particularly in regards to the tactical use of armored vehicles. The collection is composed of reports, manuals, correspondence, other written material, and photographs, relating to American military operations and Army combat doctrine.

Xin hua tong xun she radio broadcast

The Xin Hua Tong She radio broadcast collection relates to the Chinese Civil War and to political and diplomatic developments in China.