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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.

Featured Articles
Featured Articles

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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New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections Friday, October 05, 2018

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Friday, October 5, 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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2018 Workshop on Authoritarianism and Democratic Breakdown

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Friday, October 5, 2018

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.

Denise Ho (left) and Michael Auslin (right) in the workshop.
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Hoover Hosts the Sixth Annual Workshop on Modern China

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Friday, October 5, 2018

The sixth annual Hoover Institution Workshop on Modern China, entitled “War and Revolution in Modern China: A Long View from the Twenty-First Century,” was held from July 30 to August 3, 2018.

 An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo
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Congratulations to Curator Herbert S. Klein!

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Friday, October 5, 2018

This summer Herbert S. Klein, Curator for Latin American collections and research fellow at Hoover Library & Archives, published two new volumes on Latin American history.

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Film Footage from Boris Pash Papers Now Available for Streaming

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Hoover Archives has digitized and made available several reels of film from the Boris T. Pash paperson its recently revitalized YouTube channel.

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Hoover's Hoji Shinbun Digital Collection Featured in New Hoover Press Publication

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Hoover Press has just published historian Andrew Way Leong's Roots of the Issei, a complex and nuanced picture of the Japanese American community in the early twentieth century: a people challenged by racial prejudice and anti-Japanese immigration laws trying to gain a foothold in a new land while remaining connected to Japan.

Lisa Blaydes is a National Fellow 2012-13 at the Hoover Institution.
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Historian Lisa Blaydes in Stanford News

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Friday, October 5, 2018

A recent article in Stanford News featured the research of Dr. Lisa Blaydes, a former Hoover National Fellow, associate professor of political science in Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences, and author of State of Repression: Iraq under Saddam Hussein.

Andrzej Świdlicki, San Francisco, November 2017
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Andrzej Świdlicki’s Documentation on Radio Free Europe’s Polish Service Received by Hoover Archives

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Another substantial collection on the history of Radio Free Europe has been donated to Hoover Library & Archives.  Andrzej Świdlicki, now living in London, has donated his collection of documents, publications, personal papers, and more than 400 voice recordings from the many years he spent working for RFE Polish Service broadcasting from Munich.

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Bohuslav Pekárek’s Memoirs and Czechoslovak Legion Documentation Added to the Archives

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Another significant increment of materials generated a century ago by the Czechoslovak Legions on the Western Front and in Siberia during World War I has been added to the Hoover holdings.

Andrew Nagorski at the Berlin Wall, early 1990, shortly after it fell
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Andrew Nagorski Interviews Now Available

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Hoover has acquired an oral history collection of 130 interviews, most of them with major political and cultural figures and dissident activists from Central and Eastern Europe, recorded between 1976 and 2008.

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