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Letter From The Director
Letter From The Director

July 2019: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Happy Independence Day to the many patrons and friends of the Hoover Library & Archives. As we look forward to the Independence Day holiday, we celebrate the many collections at Hoover that help us better understand war, revolution, peace, and human freedom.

Featured Articles
Featured Articles

Hoover Panel Discusses the Life and Legacy of Li Rui

via The Stanford Daily
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

In April the Library & Archives convened a symposium titled “From Old Guard Communist to Party Critic: Li Rui, His Life and His Legacy." Li Rui’s 100-year life saw him move from young revolutionary in the 1930s...

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Hoover Library & Archives Featured on C-SPAN

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

See the treasures of the tower, Herbert Hoover's office, and hear the stories of how the world's most amazing artifacts related to war, revolution, and peace came to the Hoover Institution.

News and Events
News and Events

Hoover Visiting Fellow Publishes Groundbreaking Work on WWI Famine

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Hoover Visiting Fellow Dr. Mary Elisabeth Cox, a professor of history at Brasenose College at Oxford University, has published Hunger in War & Peace: Women and Children in Germany, 1914–1924.

Linda Bernard, Deputy Archivist of the Library & Archives,
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Celebrating Forty Years of Service

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

This spring Linda Bernard, Deputy Archivist of the Library & Archives, was recognized by Stanford for forty years of service at the university.

Herbert S. Klein, Hoover's Curator for Latin American collections at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile
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Curator Herbert S. Klein Honored in Chile

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Herbert S. Klein, Hoover's Curator for Latin American collections, was recently awarded an honorary doctorate at a ceremony at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile.

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Hoover Screens the Award-winning Documentary Women of the Gulag

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

In June Hoover hosted a screening of and panel discussion about the award-winning documentary film  Women of the Gulag, a project based on Hoover fellow Paul Gregory’s Hoover Press book of the same name.

Dr. Michał Przeperski recieving the Professor Alina "Inka" Brodzka-Wald  competition, presented at the headquarters of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw
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Silas Palmer Fellow Dr. Michal Przeperski Wins Award for a Dissertation on Hoover's Rakowski Diaries

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Dr. Michał Przeperski, a Silas Palmer fellow in 2015, won the second place award in the Professor Alina "Inka" Brodzka-Wald  competition, presented at the headquarters of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw...

AFRICAN VISIONARIES by Agnes Ofosua Vandyck (Editor), Mary Esther Kropp Dakubu (Translator), Eva Maria Asante (Translator)
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New Publications by Hoover Archivist Issayas Tesfamariam

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Congratulations to Hoover archivist and African history scholar Issayas Tesfamariam, whose article "Abraham P. Hannibal: Against All Odds" was recently published in African Visionaries(2019), edited by Agnes Ofosua Vandyck and Molly Nyagura.

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The Legacy of Tiananmen Square, Thirty Years Later

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

​In June Payson J. Treat Fellow in Contemporary Asia Michael R. Auslin presented a talk entitled "The Legacy of Tiananmen Square at 30" at Hoover's Johnson Center in Washington, DC.

Publications
Publications

New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections Friday, July 02, 2019

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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

Hoover in the Media

Wall Street Journal article on China and censorship featuring Hoover Visiting Fellow Glenn Tiffert

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Herbert Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover

Stanford News article featuring the life of Lou Henry Hoover

We're Moving

Staff members at Hoover have been busy moving collections offsite in preparation for the building of the new George P. Shultz Building on Hoover campus. Pictured above is Stanford Auxiliary Library 3, our new state-of-the-art storage facility for collection materials.

Classes Continue

Though the Library & Archives is undergoing a significant renovation project, we continue to host classes for the Stanford and local community. Above, students from Jelena Batinic's class "Resistance and Collaboration in Hitler's Europe" investigate materials from WWII Germany.

Upcoming Events

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 room will be closed to researchers from December 24, 2018, to the early months of 2020. During this period, our collections and our public services will be unavailable, but our collecting, exhibition program, digitization projects, and other activities will continue. Read more about the temporary closure here

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A New Exhibition Showcases Posters from China's Cultural Revolution

via The Carillon
Friday, February 22, 2019

A new Stanford exhibition displays propaganda posters from Mao Zedong’s rule in China, offering a window into the country’s chaotic and bloody Cultural Revolution of 1966–1976.

Samuel Huneke
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Silas Palmer Fellow Samuel Clowes Huneke Featured in Stanford News

via Stanford News
Friday, February 22, 2019

Stanford News recently featured the research of Samuel Clowes Huneke, a doctoral candidate in history at Stanford and a 2018 Silas Palmer fellow at Hoover.

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Hoover Archivist Issayas Tesfamariam Publishes Tigrinya Textbook

via The Carillon
Friday, February 22, 2019

Hoover archivist Issayas Tesfamariam has published Let's Speak Tigrinya: A Multidimensional Approach to the Teaching and Learning of Tigrinya as a Foreign Language with the National African Languages Resource Center (NALRC)

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New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections Friday, December 28, 2018

via The Carillon
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.

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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.

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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.

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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
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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
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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.

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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.

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