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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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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)

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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.

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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

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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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April 2018: Ba'ath Party Archives, United Nations Proceedings

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Letter From The Director

September 2019: Updates From the Director's Desk

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Since its founding one hundred years ago, Hoover Library & Archives has been dedicated to the idea that engaging a wide public with the world's most important historical materials related to war, revolution, and peace ...

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Hoover Publishes a New Volume on the Navy Seabees in the WWII Pacific Theater

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hoover Archives and Hoover Press have teamed together to publish The Battalion Artist: A US Navy Seabee's Sketchbook of War in the South Pacific, a lavishly illustrated volume featuring the life and work of artist and US Navy Seabee Natale Bellantoni ...

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New Centennial Exhibition Opening Soon!

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In celebration of its centennial, the Hoover Institution will open the exhibition Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century in Hoover Tower early this fall.

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Policy Students and Fellows: Welcome to the Archives!

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

August has been one of Hoover Archives' busiest months on record for educational presentations. In just a few short weeks we hosted students from the Summer Policy Boot Camp ...

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Initiating Stanford's New Humanities Research Intensive Course

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hoover recently hosted students and instructors from Stanford's newly launched Humanities Research Intensive...

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George Garvy Papers Come to Hoover

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hoover has acquired the papers of George Garvy (1913–1987), an economist and the son of Petr A. Garvi, a prominent Menshevik activist of the early twentieth century.

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Hoover Hosts High School Teachers from Across the State of California

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

This summer the Library & Archives welcomed California high school social science and history teachers as they participated in a continuing education course dedicated to teaching the history of Latin America during the cold War.

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New Russian Periodicals Come to Hoover

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hoover has recently acquired a collection of handwritten periodicals titled Razviei gore v golom polie, each issue of which was produced in single copy for circulation...

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SAL 3 Construction Continues!

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The Library & Archives is busy building its annex to the Stanford Auxiliary Library-3 (SAL-3), a state-of-the-art storage facility for valuable books and artifacts.

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