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.
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.
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.
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.
In October Hoover archivist Issayas Tesfamariam presented a lecture–in three languages!–entitled "Ficre Ghebreyesus: A City with a River Running Through" at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco.
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.
In July the Library & Archives hosted its annual Workshop on Authoritarianism and Democratic Breakdown, which brings together scholars from across the globe to discuss authoritarian regimes and research in the Hoover Institution’s reading rooms.