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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 Visiting Fellow Edward Kasinec Featured in Baltic Worlds

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The latest edition of Baltic Worlds features an article entitled "Imperial Scatter: Some Personal Encounters and Reflections," by Edward Kasinec, a Hoover visiting fellow and specialist on Russian emigré culture.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Wisam Alshaibi Featured in the London Review of Books

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Wisam Alshaibi, a former Silas Palmer fellow at Hoover, has been featured by the London Review of Books in an online article entitled "Who Gets to Tell Iraq's History?" ...

Letter From The Director

July 2018: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Summer brings an exciting and diverse group of scholars to the Library & Archives, especially as we welcome participants in our annual workshop series.

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Historian Steven Teles on the Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

On June 27 Hoover Archives welcomed Steven Teles, professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University, for a talk entitled "A Classic Reconsidered: The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement Ten Years On."

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Silas Palmer Fellow Nana Osei-Opare Re-evaluates the Ghanaian Revolution

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Silas Palmer fellow Nana Osei-Opare, a historian of African history at UCLA, has recently consulted Hoover's collections for a forthcoming book project on Africa's first socialist African revolution.

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Stuart Canin and The Rifleman's Violin to Appear on KQED

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

On July 13, don't miss the prime time public television premiere of the Citizen Film documentary The Rifleman's Violin, which features virtuoso violinist and WWII veteran Stuart Canin, whose archival collection is held at Hoover.

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New Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Promotional Videos Now Available Online

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Twelve recently digitized films promoting Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty are now available to stream on YouTube. The films, which range widely in duration and scope, date from the 1950s and 60s. 

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New Materials on Japanese American Martial Arts Training Now Available

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Hoover has acquired and made available the papers of Hirozumi Ashizawa, which highlight the activities of Hokubei Butokukai (the North American Military Virtue Society), branch of the Dai Nippon Butokukai (the Great Japan Military Virtue Society) in California in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Hoover Adds Rare New Education Material to its Russian Collections

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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.

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Overseas Weekly Exhibition Opens with Panel of Vietnam War Journalists and Scholars

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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. 

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