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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.