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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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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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Hoover Travels to the Taiwan Strait!

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Friday, October 5, 2018
Eric Wakin, Robert H. Malott Director of the Library & Archives, and Hsiao-ting Lin, Research Fellow and Curator of Modern China Collections at Hoover, recently visited Taiwan on the sixtieth anniversary of the 1958 Taiwan Strait Crisis to discuss archival cooperation.
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Play Ball . . . Hoover-Ball!

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Staff members at the Library & Archives were recently sent a wonderful gift from colleagues at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch, Iowa–our very own Hoover-Ball set!

A medic area designed by Food Machinery Corporation. July 28, 1969
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We Shot the War Exhibition and Publication Featured in The New York Times and Daily Mail

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Friday, October 5, 2018

The recent Hoover Press publication We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam was featured last month in a New York Times article by photographer and author Finbarr O’Reilly, and was also featured in the Daily Mail.

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October 2018: Updates From the Director's Desk

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Friday, October 5, 2018
The summer of 2018 has been a season of expanding scholarship, exhibitions, acquisitions, and publications at the Library & Archives. We have hosted conferences and workshops, including our first ever Silas Palmer Fellowship Conference, and have seen our curators and workshop participants publish groundbreaking books and articles based on research in our collections.
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Hoover Hosts the First Ever Silas Palmer Conference!

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Friday, October 5, 2018

On August 9th Hoover Library & Archives welcomed former Silas Palmer fellows for a conference celebrating the diverse and dynamic research that has resulted from the fellowship program, now in its fifth year.

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New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections

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Tuesday, July 17, 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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Uncovering the Catholic History of the Cold War

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

On June 12 University of Maryland professor of history and former Hoover visiting fellow Piotr Kosicki delivered a lunchtime History & Policy talk entitled "The Illusion of a Just Society: How Catholic Experiments with Communism and Nationalism Shaped the Twentieth Century."

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Miroslav Michael Djordjevich’s Papers On The Disintegration Of Yugoslavia Donated To Hoover

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

The Library & Archives has received a rich collection of documentation on the former Yugoslavia in the final decade of the twentieth century.

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