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Letter From The Director

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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Hoover Abroad

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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A New Exhibition Showcases Posters from China's Cultural Revolution

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Friday, February 22, 2019

A new Stanford exhibition displays propaganda posters from Mao Zedong’s rule in China, offering a window into the country’s chaotic and bloody Cultural Revolution of 1966–1976.

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Silas Palmer Fellow Samuel Clowes Huneke Featured in Stanford News

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Stanford News recently featured the research of Samuel Clowes Huneke, a doctoral candidate in history at Stanford and a 2018 Silas Palmer fellow at Hoover.

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Hoover Archivist Issayas Tesfamariam Publishes Tigrinya Textbook

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Friday, February 22, 2019

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)

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New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections Friday, December 28, 2018

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Friday, December 28, 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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John Henry Weidner Papers Opening For Research In The Hoover Archives

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Friday, December 28, 2018

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.

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Visiting Fellow Mary Cox's Research on Hunger Featured in the New Yorker

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Friday, December 28, 2018

The research of Hoover Visiting Fellow Mary E. Cox was recently featured in a New Yorker article by Adam Hochschild focused on the centenary of the First World War Armistice.

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Marking the Centenary of the Ceasefire

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Friday, December 28, 2018

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 ...

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Mark Ravina Discusses the Emergence of Nationalism in Japan

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Friday, December 28, 2018

Last month Emory University history professor Mark Ravina spoke at Stauffer Auditorium on the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Restoration, the upcoming 100th anniversary of the Hoover Institution ...

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Congratulations to Undergraduate Researcher Kyle Duchynski

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Friday, December 28, 2018

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.

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The Papers Of Jerzy Józef Wiatr, Polish Social Scientist And Politician, Added To The Hoover Archives

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Friday, December 28, 2018

Hoover has received the first tranche of papers of Jerzy Józef Wiatr, Polish sociologist and political scientist, an advisor to General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Communist Poland’s head of state.

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