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Letter From The Director

December 2018: Updates From the Director's Desk

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Friday, December 28, 2018

Happy holidays to our many patrons, supporters, and friends at the Library & Archives.

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Featured Articles

John Henry Weidner Papers Opening For Research In The Hoover Archives

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Friday, December 28, 2018

Hoover Library & Archives has opened the John Weidner collection, which documents the activities of the Dutch-Paris escape network, a World War II transnational resistance group that organized the rescue of Jews from arrest by the Nazis and supported approximately 1,500 people hiding from Nazi persecution.

Jerzy Wiatr (right) with Wojciech Jaruzelski in the Polish parliament next to a bust of Ignacy Daszyński, Polish socialist politician, Warsaw, 1994
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The Papers Of Jerzy Józef Wiatr, Polish Social Scientist And Politician, Added To The Hoover Archives

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Friday, December 28, 2018

Hoover has received the first tranche of papers of Jerzy Józef Wiatr, Polish sociologist and political scientist, an advisor to General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Communist Poland’s head of state.

News and Events
News and Events

Visiting Fellow Mary Cox's Research on Hunger Featured in the New Yorker

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Friday, December 28, 2018

The research of Hoover Visiting Fellow Mary E. Cox was recently featured in a New Yorker article by Adam Hochschild focused on the centenary of the First World War Armistice.

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Marking the Centenary of the Ceasefire

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Friday, December 28, 2018

Marking the centenary of the November 11, 1918 ceasefire that ended the First World War, Hoover senior fellow and Texas A&M history professor Elizabeth Cobbs (above, right) presented a poster from Hoover Archives to the Mayor of Chaumont, France ...

Professor Mark Ravina of Emory University
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Mark Ravina Discusses the Emergence of Nationalism in Japan

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Friday, December 28, 2018

Last month Emory University history professor Mark Ravina spoke at Stauffer Auditorium on the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration, the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Hoover Institution ...

Kyle Duchynski
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Congratulations to Undergraduate Researcher Kyle Duchynski

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Friday, December 28, 2018

Stanford sophomore Kyle Duchynski was recently selected for an Introductory Seminars Excellence Award for his project, “The Forgotten Fight: The Failings of the Allied Intervention in Siberia” for which he conducted primary research at Hoover Archives.

News and Events

Archivist Issayas Tesfamariam Discusses the Legacy of Artist Ficre Ghebreyesus

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Friday, December 28, 2018

In October Hoover archivist Issayas Tesfamariam presented a lecture–in three languages!–entitled "Ficre Ghebreyesus: A City with a River Running Through" at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco.

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Publications

New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections Friday, December 28, 2018

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Friday, December 28, 2018

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are uses as raw materials for publications around the world. Here are a selection of the  new publications released this past month that utilized the Hoover collections as a resource.

Newly Processed Collections

Newly Processed Collection

Barbara Ward papers
A British social anthropologist who worked in Southeast Asia, particularly in Hong Kong, from the 1950s through 1980s.

Robert Slobodan Djurdjevic papers
A Serbian-American computer industry analyst; president of Annex Research, an intelligence and computer industry consulting firm; and founder and editor of Truth in Media.

Alexander and Ethel Pronin collection
Dr. Alexander Georgievich Pronin (1927-2007) was a writer and professor of Russian Studies at California State University, Fresno for 28 years and author of Russian Folk Arts and Byliny, Heroic Tales of Old Russia. 

Guenter Lewy collection
A collector of documents related to university education and student radicalization in West Germany from 1933 to 1995.

Library & Archives Reading Room Temporary Closure in 2019

In anticipation of a significant construction and renovation project that will prepare the Hoover Institution for its next century of activities, the Library & Archives reading rooms will be closed to researchers from December 24, 2018, to the early months of 2020.

Read more about the temporary closure here.

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New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections Friday, December 28, 2018

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Friday, December 28, 2018

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are uses as raw materials for publications around the world. Here are a selection of the  new publications released this past month that utilized the Hoover collections as a resource.

Featured Articles

John Henry Weidner Papers Opening For Research In The Hoover Archives

via The Carillon
Friday, December 28, 2018

Hoover Library & Archives has opened the John Weidner collection, which documents the activities of the Dutch-Paris escape network, a World War II transnational resistance group that organized the rescue of Jews from arrest by the Nazis and supported approximately 1,500 people hiding from Nazi persecution.

News and Events

Visiting Fellow Mary Cox's Research on Hunger Featured in the New Yorker

via The Carillon
Friday, December 28, 2018

The research of Hoover Visiting Fellow Mary E. Cox was recently featured in a New Yorker article by Adam Hochschild focused on the centenary of the First World War Armistice.

News and Events

Marking the Centenary of the Ceasefire

via The Carillon
Friday, December 28, 2018

Marking the centenary of the November 11, 1918 ceasefire that ended the First World War, Hoover senior fellow and Texas A&M history professor Elizabeth Cobbs (above, right) presented a poster from Hoover Archives to the Mayor of Chaumont, France ...

Professor Mark Ravina of Emory University
News and Events

Mark Ravina Discusses the Emergence of Nationalism in Japan

via The Carillon
Friday, December 28, 2018

Last month Emory University history professor Mark Ravina spoke at Stauffer Auditorium on the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration, the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Hoover Institution ...

Kyle Duchynski
News and Events

Congratulations to Undergraduate Researcher Kyle Duchynski

via The Carillon
Friday, December 28, 2018

Stanford sophomore Kyle Duchynski was recently selected for an Introductory Seminars Excellence Award for his project, “The Forgotten Fight: The Failings of the Allied Intervention in Siberia” for which he conducted primary research at Hoover Archives.

Jerzy Wiatr (right) with Wojciech Jaruzelski in the Polish parliament next to a bust of Ignacy Daszyński, Polish socialist politician, Warsaw, 1994
Featured Articles

The Papers Of Jerzy Józef Wiatr, Polish Social Scientist And Politician, Added To The Hoover Archives

via The Carillon
Friday, December 28, 2018

Hoover has received the first tranche of papers of Jerzy Józef Wiatr, Polish sociologist and political scientist, an advisor to General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Communist Poland’s head of state.

News and Events

Archivist Issayas Tesfamariam Discusses the Legacy of Artist Ficre Ghebreyesus

via The Carillon
Friday, December 28, 2018

In October Hoover archivist Issayas Tesfamariam presented a lecture–in three languages!–entitled "Ficre Ghebreyesus: A City with a River Running Through" at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco.

Eric Wakin bio photo
Letter From The Director

December 2018: Updates From the Director's Desk

via The Carillon
Friday, December 28, 2018

Happy holidays to our many patrons, supporters, and friends at the Library & Archives.

Publications

New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections Friday, October 05, 2018

via The Carillon
Friday, October 5, 2018

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are uses as raw materials for publications around the world. Here are a selection of the  new publications released this past month that utilized the Hoover collections as a resource.

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