In preparation for the construction of the Hoover Institution’s new George Shultz Fellows Building, the Library & Archives has worked over the past year on a project to relocate archival collection material housed in the Lou Henry Hoover (LHH) Building to secure offsite storage.
The year 2019 was busy and memorable here at Hoover Institution Library & Archives. As we celebrated the centennial year of our founding, the Library & Archives spent 2019 formulating strategies for the future, enhancing capacity for state-of-the-art preservation...
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.
A Focus Taiwan news article about Hoover's recently acquired Chiang Ching-kuo diaries
This year has been one of the busiest in L&A history, as staff members moved thousands of newspapers from the Lou Henry Hoover Building to offsite storage. Hoover's holdings have headlines from across the world and in almost every language imaginable. Here are a few fast facts from this year's move:
31,996 items rehoused into 18,980 boxes
18,668 boxes moved
90 countries represented
Dates range from 1850 to 2013
Rehousing lasted from September 2018 through October 2019
61 finding aids created
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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)
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.
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.
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 ...
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.