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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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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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Hoover Adds Rare New Education Material to its Russian Collections

via The Carillon
Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Hoover Institution Library & Archives has recently added a wealth of current Russian educational materials to its library and Russian Subject Collection.This literature will be useful to future researchers looking at the question of how schoolchildren raised in the Russian Federation of the present will think about their country and its history when they reach a more mature age, and how pedagogical approaches may or may not transform this generation of children in comparison with previous generations.

We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam Panel
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Overseas Weekly Exhibition Opens with Panel of Vietnam War Journalists and Scholars

via The Carillon
Thursday, June 14, 2018

On Thursday, May 31, Hoover Library & Archives marked the opening of the exhibition We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam with a panel discussion about Vietnam War-era politics and journalism. 

Letter From The Director

June 2018: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Summer brings a busy schedule of exciting events and programs to the Library & Archives.

Dorota Niedziałkowska, PhD at the State Museum at Majdanek in Lublin
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Hoover Partners with Polish Museum for the Study of Rare Memoir from WWII

via The Carillon
Thursday, June 14, 2018

This month Dr. Dorota Niedziałkowska, a publishing specialist and curator at the Exhibition Department of the State Museum at Majdanek, Poland, visited Hoover Archives to study rare typescripts of 485 Days at Majdanek, a memoir written by Polish lawyer and industrialist Jerzy Kwiatkowski, who was incarcerated at the concentration camp in Majdanek during World War II.

Professor of history at the University of Hawaii and a Hoover visiting fellow Yuma Totani discusses the Shigemitsu Sketchbooks.
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Professor Yuma Totani Explores Hoover's Newly Acquired Tokyo Trial Sketchbooks

via The Carillon
Thursday, June 14, 2018

On May 8, Hoover Library & Archives welcomed Yuma Totani, professor of history at the University of Hawaii and a Hoover visiting fellow, who discussed her work on the recently acquired sketchbooks of Shigemitsu Mamoru, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Japan during World War II.

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New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections

via The Carillon
Thursday, June 14, 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.

The Story of Alexander Kerensky at Hoover Featured in Sandstone & Tile
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The Story of Alexander Kerensky at Hoover Featured in Sandstone & Tile

via The Carillon
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Hoover research fellow and Stanford historian Bertrand Patenaude has published "The Russian Revolution Comes to Stanford" in the latest edition of Sandstone & Tile. The article tells the fascinating history of Alexander Kerensky, the charismatic head of the Russian Provisional government of revolutionary Russia who would ...

How Mozambique Learned to Vote: Visiting Scholar Elizabeth Banks Featured in Hoover Digest
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Voting in Mozambique: Visiting Scholar Elizabeth Banks Featured in Hoover Digest

via The Carillon
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Elizabeth Banks, a recent participant in the Hoover Institution Workshop on Authoritarian Regimes and a doctoral candidate in history at New York University, published an article entitled "How Mozambique Learned to Vote" in the latest edition of Hoover Digest.

Frustrated Ambition General Vicente Lim and the Philippine Military Experience
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New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections

via The Carillon
Thursday, May 17, 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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Hoover's Ba'ath Party Archives Featured in New Study of Islam and Insurgency in Iraq

via The Carillon
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Former Hoover visiting fellow Samuel Helfont, a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, has published Compulsion in Religion: Sadam Hussein, Islam, and the Roots of Insurgencies in Iraq, the product of hundreds of hours of research in the Ba'ath Party archives held at Hoover.

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