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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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Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
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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Visiting Fellow Glenn Tiffert Investigates Chinese Censorship Using New Data Tools

via The Carillon
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Marshalling digital technologies and the tools of data science to probe the past, Hoover visiting fellow Glenn Tiffert, a specialist on twentieth-century China, is currently studying Chinese censorship and influence operations, and finalizing a book manuscript on the birth of the PRC legal system.

Designing a Housing for Horizontal Storage of Cracked or Broken Phonograph Discs
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Hoover Archivists Innovate the Field of Audio Preservation

via The Carillon
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Hoover’s audio holdings and innovative preservation efforts were featured in the spring edition of the journal of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections in an article by Hoover sound recording specialist Brandon Burke.

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Hoover Visiting Fellow Edward Kasinec Featured in Baltic Worlds

via The Carillon
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The latest edition of Baltic Worlds features an article entitled "Imperial Scatter: Some Personal Encounters and Reflections," by Edward Kasinec, a Hoover visiting fellow and specialist on Russian emigré culture.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Wisam Alshaibi Featured in the London Review of Books

via The Carillon
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wisam Alshaibi, a former Silas Palmer fellow at Hoover, has been featured by the London Review of Books in an online article entitled "Who Gets to Tell Iraq's History?" ...

Letter From The Director

July 2018: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Summer brings an exciting and diverse group of scholars to the Library & Archives, especially as we welcome participants in our annual workshop series.

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Historian Steven Teles on the Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement

via The Carillon
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

On June 27 Hoover Archives welcomed Steven Teles, professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University, for a talk entitled "A Classic Reconsidered: The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement Ten Years On."

Nana Osei-Opare
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Silas Palmer Fellow Nana Osei-Opare Re-evaluates the Ghanaian Revolution

via The Carillon
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Silas Palmer fellow Nana Osei-Opare, a historian of African history at UCLA, has recently consulted Hoover's collections for a forthcoming book project on Africa's first socialist African revolution.

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Stuart Canin and The Rifleman's Violin to Appear on KQED

via The Carillon
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

On July 13, don't miss the prime time public television premiere of the Citizen Film documentary The Rifleman's Violin, which features virtuoso violinist and WWII veteran Stuart Canin, whose archival collection is held at Hoover.

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New Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Promotional Videos Now Available Online

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Twelve recently digitized films promoting Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty are now available to stream on YouTube. The films, which range widely in duration and scope, date from the 1950s and 60s. 

Hokubei Butokukai
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New Materials on Japanese American Martial Arts Training Now Available

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Hoover has acquired and made available the papers of Hirozumi Ashizawa, which highlight the activities of Hokubei Butokukai (the North American Military Virtue Society), branch of the Dai Nippon Butokukai (the Great Japan Military Virtue Society) in California in the 1920s and 1930s.

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