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Letter From The Director

March 2020: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Friday, March 27, 2020

I hope you and your family and community are persevering and staying safe during this extended COVID-19 period. In accord with directives from public health authorities and Stanford policy, the Hoover Institution fellows and staff have been sheltering in place and telecommuting.

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Honoring George P. Shultz

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Friday, March 27, 2020

To honor the remarkable legacy of George Pratt Shultz, Hoover’s Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow, a new exhibition reflects on some of the most important points in his accomplished life and career.

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Hoover Acquires the Papers of Michel Oksenberg

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Friday, March 27, 2020

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has acquired the papers of Michel Oksenberg (1938–2001), a renowned political scientist and China expert who played a crucial role in the negotiations that led to the normalization of US-China relations in early 1979.

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Peter Kudrik Papers Come to Hoover

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Hoover has acquired the papers of journalist and Slavic librarian Peter Kudrik, born Petr Aleksandrovich Kudrin in Russia in 1914.

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to the evolving COVID-19 emergency, the Hoover Tower galleries will be closed to the public until further notice.

You can read about our centennial gallery exhibition, Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century on the Hoover Library & Archives website.

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The Leonid Slutsky Collection: A Rare Window On Life in Soviet Penal Colonies

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hoover has acquired the collection of Leonid Slutsky, which contains a number of personal documents relating to his family members' careers in the USSR, as well as several rare and unique items relating to Soviet penal colonies.

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Hoover Acquires Rare Photographs of WWI Prisoner of War Camps

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hoover has acquired a WWI-era photograph album created by Frank George Ascherl, who in 1919 served as a United States Prisoner of War Escort, guarding German prisoners held in French and Belgian prisons such as Is-sur-Tille, Malancourt, Sampigny, Pagny-sur-Meuse, and Romagne sous Montfaucon.

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Hoover Acquires the Diaries of Vera Ziloti

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Hoover has acquired the diaries (in fourteen books, covering 1920–23 and 1930–40) of Vera Pavlovna Ziloti, wife of pianist Alexander Siloti. Containing poignant reflections on Russian émigré life in New York City...

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A View of Hoover's Todor Polich Room

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

This month Hoover Library & Archives' own Ognjen Kovacevic published ‘’Vuk sa Stenforda,’’ about the history of Todor and Andja Polich Room in the Lou Henry Hoover Memorial Building of the Hoover Institution, was published in...

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A Discussion of the Assassination of Boris Nemtsov and Russian Intelligence

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

On March 14, Hoover Library & Archives welcomed Hoover Senior Fellow John Dunlop and David Satter, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, for a talk entitled “Researching a Brazen Assassination: The February 2015 Murder of Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov.”

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April 2019: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Thursday, April 11, 2019

Happy spring to our many friends and supporters of the Library & Archives. This April we celebrate the acquisition of new materials to our renowned Russian collections; the milestone of adding more than 6,000 digital records to the American Archive of Public Broadcasting;

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Curator Maciej Siekierski Featured in Polish Review

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Polish Review recently featured an interview with Dr. Maciej Siekierski, Curator for European Collections at Hoover Library & Archives, one of the leading repositories of archival materials relating to Poland.

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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.
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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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