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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, effective immediately and until further notice, the L&A reading room is CLOSED to all researchers.

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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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Hoover Hosts Roundtable Discussion on US-Taiwan-China Relations

via Stanford Daily
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.

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February 2019: Updates From the Director's Desk

via The Carillon
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

via The Carillon
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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Hoover Archivist Issayas Tesfamariam Publishes Tigrinya Textbook

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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

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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

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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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