Unpacking History Opens In The Herbert Hoover Exhibition Pavilion

Friday, September 30, 2016

On September 27th the Hoover Library & Archives exhibition Unpacking History: New Collections at the Hoover Library & Archives opened in the Herbert Hoover Exhibition Pavilion with a public reception and remarks by Eric Wakin, Robert H. Malott Director of the Library & Archives. The new exhibition showcases rare and intriguing acquisitions collected by Hoover curators in recent years, and at the opening curators were on site to take questions about such items as rare Afghan partisan serials; photographs by Chinese Communist Red Army photographer Sha Fei; a famous letter from the Polish Solidarity trade union leader Lech Wałęsa to Communist leader General Wojciech Jaruzelski; materials about an American housewife turned Cold War spy; and ephemeral material from the 2014 armed conflict in Ukraine. Unpacking History will be open until February 25, 2017. The exhibition is open to the public, free of charge, Tuesday–Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion (next to Hoover Tower) on the Stanford University campus. Parking on campus is free on Saturdays. For directions and parking, click here.