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Letter From The Director
Letter From The Director

December 2019: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Thursday, December 19, 2019

Happy holiday greetings to all of the supporters and friends of the Hoover Library & Archives!

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Our Reading Room Reopens February 3, 2020!

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

In preparation for the construction of the Hoover Institution’s new George Shultz Fellows Building, the Library & Archives has worked over the past year on a project to relocate archival collection material housed in the Lou Henry Hoover (LHH) Building to secure offsite storage.

Hoover deputy director Eric Wakin (right) moderated the discussion.
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Hoover Hosts Event to Discuss the Life and Legacy of Chiang Ching-kuo, Former President of the Republic of China (Taiwan)

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

The Hoover Library & Archives hosted a special event on December 17, 2019, to discuss the life and legacy of Chiang Ching-kuo and to announce the opening of his diaries at Hoover in February 2020.

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The Year in Review

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

The year 2019 was busy and memorable here at Hoover Institution Library & Archives. As we celebrated the centennial year of our founding, the Library & Archives spent 2019 formulating strategies for the future, enhancing capacity for state-of-the-art preservation...

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News and Events

Significant New Materials Added to the Wojciech Jaruzelski Papers

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives have obtained an increment to the papers of Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923–2014)

Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection
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Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection Goes Global

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

The Library & Archives is excited to announce that the Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection now has global coverage.

Simon Ertz, Hoover Centennial Librarian for Collection Analysis
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Russian and Slavic Scholars: Welcome to Hoover!

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

For one hundred years, Hoover Library & Archives has been a scholarly hub for the study of Russian, Slavic, and Eurasian history.

Al-Ahram Newspaper
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Al-Ahram, Egypt's Newspaper of Record, Now Available Online

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Hoover and East View Information Services are pleased to announce the release of the digital archive of Al-Ahram, Egypt’s...

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Congratulations to Hoover Senior Fellow Norman Naimark

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

Hoover senior fellow and historian Norman Naimark has been honored by having his latest publication...

Dirk Wouters (above, left), Belgian Ambassador to the United States, and Belgian consulate affiliate Wim Sohier (right)
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Welcome to the Ambassador of Belgium!

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

This month Dirk Wouters (above, left), Belgian Ambassador to the United States, and Belgian consulate affiliate Wim Sohier (right) visited Hoover Tower.

Colonel Warren Cook - Jean Cannon and General Jim Mattis
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Happy Birthday, Marines!

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

On November 11, 2019, Library & Archives staff members, patrons, and guests, joined Hoover's National Security Affairs Research Fellows ...

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In the Galleries

Hoover at 100 Exhibit image

Hoover's centennial exhibition is now open in the Hoover Tower rotunda!

Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century  runs through July 31, 2020. The exhibition is free and open every day, 10 am–4 pm. Closed for major holidays, Stanford home football games, and campus winter closure.

In the Media

Listen to Hoover fellow Bertrand M. Patenaude discuss Alexander Kerensky's time at Hoover in this podcast from the Stanford and the Twentieth Century series
Focus Taiwan news article about Hoover's recently acquired Chiang Ching-kuo diaries

This year has been one of the busiest in L&A history, as staff members moved thousands of newspapers from the Lou Henry Hoover Building to offsite storage. Hoover's holdings have headlines from across the world and in almost every language imaginable. Here are a few fast facts from this year's move:

  • 31,996 items rehoused into 18,980 boxes

  • 18,668 boxes moved

  • 90 countries represented

  • 4,051 titles

  • Dates range from 1850 to 2013

  • Rehousing lasted from September 2018 through October 2019

  • 61 finding aids created

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Friday, October 5, 2018

October 2018: We Shot the War; Workshops; New Publications

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Happy Birthday, Marines!

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

On November 11, 2019, Library & Archives staff members, patrons, and guests, joined Hoover's National Security Affairs Research Fellows ...

Letter From The Director

December 2019: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Thursday, December 19, 2019

Happy holiday greetings to all of the supporters and friends of the Hoover Library & Archives!

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Welcome to Heath Lee, author of The League of Wives!

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

On September 24th Hoover Library & Archives welcomed author and curator Heath Lee, author of The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Back Home.

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Hoover Acquires New Papers on the Chernobyl Disaster

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Hoover has acquired the papers of Soviet journalist Alla Yaroshinska, who in 1990 was appointed to a commission of inquiry into the Soviet Chernobyl disaster, collected a large amount of material on the subject, and used some of it in a report to the European Parliament at that time.

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Hoover Leads Panels on WWI Humanitarian Aid at Austrian Symposium

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Last month Hoover historians and fellows participated in a symposium entitled "Post World War I Aid in Austria and Central Europe."  Held in Vienna ...

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Hoover Acquires the Papers of Major General Harry L. Gilchrist

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The Hoover Institution has acquired the papers of Major General Harry Lorenzo Gilchrist (1870–1943), a surgeon who during WWI served as the medical director of the AEF Chemical Warfare Division, which entailed frequent visits to the front and allied hospitals.

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Hoover Acquires the Paper of Renowned Author and Historian Tang Zhenchang

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Hoover Library & Archives recently acquired the personal papers of Tang Zhenchang (1922–2002), a celebrated Chinese intellectual whose areas of interest encompassed history, journalism, cinema, screenwriting, and literature.

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Ardeshir Zahedi Publication Now Available!

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

This month Hoover Library & Archives teamed with Hoover Press to publish A Window into Modern Iran: The Ardeshir Zahedi Papers at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, which showcases...

Letter From The Director

October 2019: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

This autumn the Library & Archives extends warm wishes to our many supporters, and also to faculty and students returning to campus for the academic year.

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