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Letter From The Director
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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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...

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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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Hoover in the Media

 

Hoover Library & Archives director Eric Wakin on the history of Hoover in the latest edition of the journal of the Association for Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies
 

The Center for Research Libraries announces the opening of the Global Press Archive, featuring Hoover's Qing and Republican-era Chinese newspapers

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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.

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New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections Friday, February 22, 2019

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives are uses 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.
Franz Georg Lassner the first director of Hoover Library & Archives
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Remembering Franz Lassner

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Franz Georg Lassner, the first director of Hoover Library & Archives, died last week at his home in Cape May, New Jersey.

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Kyle Duchynski Honored for Research at Hoover

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Stanford sophomore Kyle Duchynski was honored at a ceremony on January 24th for winning an Introductory Seminars Excellence Award for his project “The Forgotten Fight: The Failings of the Allied Intervention in Siberia,” completed in the Winter 2017–2018 Introductory Seminar

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Hoover Hosts Roundtable Discussion on US-Taiwan-China Relations

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Last month the Library & Archives hosted a panel on “The Taiwan Relations Act and Forty Years of U.S.-Taiwan-China Triangular Relations,” featuring Research Fellow Alice Miller and Distinguished Visiting Fellow Elizabeth Economy

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Satellite Reading Room for Digital Content Opens in Hoover DC Office

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Friday, February 22, 2019

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives and the Hoover Institution Washington, DC office are pleased to announce the opening of a satellite reading room for digital content at the Hoover DC office.

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75th Anniversary Jan Karski Medal Awarded to Hoover Curator Maciej Siekierski

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Dr. Maciej Siekierski, Curator of the European Collections of the Hoover Institution, has been awarded the Medal of the 75th Anniversary of Jan Karski's Mission.

Eric Wakin, director of the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, introduces Stephen Kotkin
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February 2019: Updates From the Director's Desk

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Friday, February 22, 2019

This month we celebrate honors earned by two scholars—one senior and one just beginning—but both connected to the Hoover Library & Archives.

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Hoover's Firing Line Collection Featured on New Podcast about Robert F. Kennedy

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Friday, February 22, 2019
Clips from Hoover's popular Firing Line collection were recently featured on the Crimetown podcast The RFK Tapes––a series that investigates the life, death, and legacy of Robert F. Kennedy.
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A New Exhibition Showcases Posters from China's Cultural Revolution

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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.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Samuel Clowes Huneke Featured in Stanford News

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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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