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Letter From The Director
Letter From The Director

October 2019: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

This autumn the Library & Archives extends warm wishes to our many supporters, and also to faculty and students returning to campus for the academic year.

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Ardeshir Zahedi Publication Now Available!

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

This month Hoover Library & Archives teamed with Hoover Press to publish A Window into Modern Iran: The Ardeshir Zahedi Papers at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, which showcases...

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Welcome to Heath Lee, author of The League of Wives!

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

On September 24th Hoover Library & Archives welcomed author and curator Heath Lee, author of The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Back Home.

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Hoover Acquires New Papers on the Chernobyl Disaster

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Hoover has acquired the papers of Soviet journalist Alla Yaroshinska, who in 1990 was appointed to a commission of inquiry into the Soviet Chernobyl disaster, collected a large amount of material on the subject, and used some of it in a report to the European Parliament at that time.

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Hoover Leads Panels on WWI Humanitarian Aid at Austrian Symposium

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Last month Hoover historians and fellows participated in a symposium entitled "Post World War I Aid in Austria and Central Europe."  Held in Vienna ...

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Hoover Acquires the Papers of Major General Harry L. Gilchrist

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The Hoover Institution has acquired the papers of Major General Harry Lorenzo Gilchrist (1870–1943), a surgeon who during WWI served as the medical director of the AEF Chemical Warfare Division, which entailed frequent visits to the front and allied hospitals.

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Hoover Acquires the Paper of Renowned Author and Historian Tang Zhenchang

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Hoover Library & Archives recently acquired the personal papers of Tang Zhenchang (1922–2002), a celebrated Chinese intellectual whose areas of interest encompassed history, journalism, cinema, screenwriting, and literature.

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Hoover in the Media

 

Hoover Library & Archives director Eric Wakin on the history of Hoover in the latest edition of the journal of the Association for Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies
 

The Center for Research Libraries announces the opening of the Global Press Archive, featuring Hoover's Qing and Republican-era Chinese newspapers

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Hoover's centennial exhibition is now open in the Hoover Tower rotunda!

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.

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Hoover Travels to the Taiwan Strait!

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Friday, October 5, 2018
Eric Wakin, Robert H. Malott Director of the Library & Archives, and Hsiao-ting Lin, Research Fellow and Curator of Modern China Collections at Hoover, recently visited Taiwan on the sixtieth anniversary of the 1958 Taiwan Strait Crisis to discuss archival cooperation.
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Play Ball . . . Hoover-Ball!

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Staff members at the Library & Archives were recently sent a wonderful gift from colleagues at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch, Iowa–our very own Hoover-Ball set!

A medic area designed by Food Machinery Corporation. July 28, 1969
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We Shot the War Exhibition and Publication Featured in The New York Times and Daily Mail

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Friday, October 5, 2018

The recent Hoover Press publication We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam was featured last month in a New York Times article by photographer and author Finbarr O’Reilly, and was also featured in the Daily Mail.

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October 2018: Updates From the Director's Desk

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Friday, October 5, 2018
The summer of 2018 has been a season of expanding scholarship, exhibitions, acquisitions, and publications at the Library & Archives. We have hosted conferences and workshops, including our first ever Silas Palmer Fellowship Conference, and have seen our curators and workshop participants publish groundbreaking books and articles based on research in our collections.
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Hoover Hosts the First Ever Silas Palmer Conference!

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Friday, October 5, 2018

On August 9th Hoover Library & Archives welcomed former Silas Palmer fellows for a conference celebrating the diverse and dynamic research that has resulted from the fellowship program, now in its fifth year.

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New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections

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Tuesday, July 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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Uncovering the Catholic History of the Cold War

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

On June 12 University of Maryland professor of history and former Hoover visiting fellow Piotr Kosicki delivered a lunchtime History & Policy talk entitled "The Illusion of a Just Society: How Catholic Experiments with Communism and Nationalism Shaped the Twentieth Century."

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Miroslav Michael Djordjevich’s Papers On The Disintegration Of Yugoslavia Donated To Hoover

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The Library & Archives has received a rich collection of documentation on the former Yugoslavia in the final decade of the twentieth century.

Hearing on the Long Arm of China
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Visiting Fellow Glenn Tiffert Investigates Chinese Censorship Using New Data Tools

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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

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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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