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Letter From The Director

March 2020: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Friday, March 27, 2020

I hope you and your family and community are persevering and staying safe during this extended COVID-19 period. In accord with directives from public health authorities and Stanford policy, the Hoover Institution fellows and staff have been sheltering in place and telecommuting.

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Honoring George P. Shultz

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Friday, March 27, 2020

To honor the remarkable legacy of George Pratt Shultz, Hoover’s Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow, a new exhibition reflects on some of the most important points in his accomplished life and career.

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Hoover Acquires the Papers of Michel Oksenberg

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Friday, March 27, 2020

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has acquired the papers of Michel Oksenberg (1938–2001), a renowned political scientist and China expert who played a crucial role in the negotiations that led to the normalization of US-China relations in early 1979.

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Peter Kudrik Papers Come to Hoover

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Hoover has acquired the papers of journalist and Slavic librarian Peter Kudrik, born Petr Aleksandrovich Kudrin in Russia in 1914.

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to the evolving COVID-19 emergency, the Hoover Tower galleries will be closed to the public until further notice.

You can read about our centennial gallery exhibition, Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century on the Hoover Library & Archives website.

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Hoover Holdings Shed New Light on the WWII History of Africa

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Friday, May 4, 2018

In a recent article on Hoover's website, archivist Issayas Tesfamariam explores the African theater of World War II.

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May 2018 Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Friday, May 4, 2018

May brings us the exciting openings of two exhibitions featuring unique material from Hoover's collections.

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Eriks Jekabsons' Magnum Opus on American Assistance to Latvia Released in Riga

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Professor Eriks Jekabsons of the University of Latvia, a historian who has worked at the Hoover Institution several times during the past decade, has written an 800-page monograph on relations between Latvia and the United States, with special emphasis on the American aid to that country during 1918−22.

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Mieczyslaw Jalowiecki Memoirs and Drawings Now Available Online

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Hoover Archives has digitized and made available to researchers the memoirs and drawings of Polish diplomat, agronomist, writer, and nobleman Mieczyslaw Jalowiecki.

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Stanford News Features Hoover's Ba'ath Party Archives

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Monday, April 9, 2018

On March 30 Stanford News featured the Ba’ath Party Archives at Hoover and the wide variety of researchers who have accessed the records. This treasure trove of insights into recent Iraqi history includes more than 10 million digitized page images and 1,500 video files collected from Iraq’s Ba’ath headquarters and other sources.

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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

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
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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