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September 2019: Updates From the Director's Desk

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Since its founding one hundred years ago, Hoover Library & Archives has been dedicated to the idea that engaging a wide public with the world's most important historical materials related to war, revolution, and peace ...

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Hoover Publishes a New Volume on the Navy Seabees in the WWII Pacific Theater

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hoover Archives and Hoover Press have teamed together to publish The Battalion Artist: A US Navy Seabee's Sketchbook of War in the South Pacific, a lavishly illustrated volume featuring the life and work of artist and US Navy Seabee Natale Bellantoni ...

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New Centennial Exhibition Opening Soon!

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In celebration of its centennial, the Hoover Institution will open the exhibition Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century in Hoover Tower early this fall.

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Policy Students and Fellows: Welcome to the Archives!

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

August has been one of Hoover Archives' busiest months on record for educational presentations. In just a few short weeks we hosted students from the Summer Policy Boot Camp ...

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Initiating Stanford's New Humanities Research Intensive Course

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hoover recently hosted students and instructors from Stanford's newly launched Humanities Research Intensive...

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George Garvy Papers Come to Hoover

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hoover has acquired the papers of George Garvy (1913–1987), an economist and the son of Petr A. Garvi, a prominent Menshevik activist of the early twentieth century.

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Hoover Hosts High School Teachers from Across the State of California

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

This summer the Library & Archives welcomed California high school social science and history teachers as they participated in a continuing education course dedicated to teaching the history of Latin America during the cold War.

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New Russian Periodicals Come to Hoover

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Hoover has recently acquired a collection of handwritten periodicals titled Razviei gore v golom polie, each issue of which was produced in single copy for circulation...

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SAL 3 Construction Continues!

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The Library & Archives is busy building its annex to the Stanford Auxiliary Library-3 (SAL-3), a state-of-the-art storage facility for valuable books and artifacts.

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Polish collection material from Hoover is currently on display in the Americans in Poland,1919–1947 exhibition at the History Meeting House in Warsaw

An article by Hoover researcher and former staff member Nick Siekierski on Herbert Hoover's time in Warsaw

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Deadline Extended! Apply for the Zahedi Family Fellowship By May 25

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Hoover Library & Archives is partnering with Stanford's Program in Iranian Studies to offer the Zahedi Family Fellowship, a twelve-week residential fellowship focusing on the newly acquired Ardeshir Zahedi papers, which includes documents, correspondence, and photographs related to one of the best known Iranian diplomats of the last century. The deadline to apply for the fellowship is May 25.  Ardeshir Zahedi is featured in the photograph above, accompanied by Elizabeth Taylor.

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Hoover Holdings Added to the Library of Congress National Registry of Recorded Sound!

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Every year, the Library of Congress adds twenty-five sound recordings to its National Recording Registry of historical documents that showcase “the range and diversity of American recorded sound heritage.”

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Hoover Acquires the Collection of WWII Battlefield Artist Natale Bellantoni

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Adding to its extensive documentation of the Pacific theater of World War II, Hoover Archives has acquired the collection of watercolor artist and US Navy Seabee Natale Bellantoni, who served in the South Pacific from 1943-45. 

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April 2018 Updates From the Director's Desk

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Monday, April 9, 2018
Spring brings both warm weather and warm praise for the collections and research at Hoover Library & Archives.
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Hoover Partners with the National Library of Latvia to Describe Cold War-era Broadcasts

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Monday, April 9, 2018

The National Library of Latvia (NLL) hosted an event on February 15 to celebrate the completion of a project with Hoover Archives to describe more than 280 historic Latvian Service Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcasts.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Nnamdi Igbokwe Explores Nigeria's "Capitalist Militician"

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Monday, April 9, 2018

In March Silas Palmer fellow Nnamdi Igbokwe, a PhD Candidate in Political Economy at Johns Hopkins University, visited Hoover to research for a book project on the history of corruption in Nigeria.

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New Research on the Rakowski Diaries

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Ewa Syska and Anna Idzikowska-Czubaj, two doctoral students from the Institute of History of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland, have just completed  research on one of Hoover Archives’ premier East European collections, the Mieczysław F. Rakowski Papers, and more specifically on Rakowski’s voluminous “political diaries,” detailing nearly four decades (1958−96) of his career in Communist Poland and life in the first years after its demise in 1989.

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Hoover Archives Materials Added to American Association of Public Broadcasting

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Monday, April 9, 2018

The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), a collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH Boston to “preserve for posterity the most significant public television and radio programs of the past 60 years,” added 6,203 audiovisual recordings from the Hoover Library & Archives to its Online Reading Room.

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A New Approach to War Crime Investigation

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Monday, April 9, 2018
Dr Mary Elisabeth Cox, a visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and a junior research fellow at Brasenose College at the University of Oxford, has published a new study as part of a multidisciplinary group focused on war crimes studies based at the University of Oxford.
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New Papers of Marian Spychalski, Founding Father of Communist Poland, Now Available at Hoover Archives

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Monday, April 9, 2018

A large increment of papers and photographs related to Marian Spychalski, one of the most prominent Polish politicians of the 1944-1968 period, has now been added to the Spychalski collection at Hoover.

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