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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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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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Hoover Adds Rare New Education Material to its Russian Collections

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Hoover Institution Library & Archives has recently added a wealth of current Russian educational materials to its library and Russian Subject Collection.This literature will be useful to future researchers looking at the question of how schoolchildren raised in the Russian Federation of the present will think about their country and its history when they reach a more mature age, and how pedagogical approaches may or may not transform this generation of children in comparison with previous generations.

We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam Panel
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Overseas Weekly Exhibition Opens with Panel of Vietnam War Journalists and Scholars

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

On Thursday, May 31, Hoover Library & Archives marked the opening of the exhibition We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam with a panel discussion about Vietnam War-era politics and journalism. 

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June 2018: Updates From the Director's Desk

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Summer brings a busy schedule of exciting events and programs to the Library & Archives.

Dorota Niedziałkowska, PhD at the State Museum at Majdanek in Lublin
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Hoover Partners with Polish Museum for the Study of Rare Memoir from WWII

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

This month Dr. Dorota Niedziałkowska, a publishing specialist and curator at the Exhibition Department of the State Museum at Majdanek, Poland, visited Hoover Archives to study rare typescripts of 485 Days at Majdanek, a memoir written by Polish lawyer and industrialist Jerzy Kwiatkowski, who was incarcerated at the concentration camp in Majdanek during World War II.

Professor of history at the University of Hawaii and a Hoover visiting fellow Yuma Totani discusses the Shigemitsu Sketchbooks.
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Professor Yuma Totani Explores Hoover's Newly Acquired Tokyo Trial Sketchbooks

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

On May 8, Hoover Library & Archives welcomed Yuma Totani, professor of history at the University of Hawaii and a Hoover visiting fellow, who discussed her work on the recently acquired sketchbooks of Shigemitsu Mamoru, Minister of Foreign Affairs for Japan during World War II.

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New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections

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Thursday, June 14, 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.

The Story of Alexander Kerensky at Hoover Featured in Sandstone & Tile
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The Story of Alexander Kerensky at Hoover Featured in Sandstone & Tile

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Hoover research fellow and Stanford historian Bertrand Patenaude has published "The Russian Revolution Comes to Stanford" in the latest edition of Sandstone & Tile. The article tells the fascinating history of Alexander Kerensky, the charismatic head of the Russian Provisional government of revolutionary Russia who would ...

How Mozambique Learned to Vote: Visiting Scholar Elizabeth Banks Featured in Hoover Digest
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Voting in Mozambique: Visiting Scholar Elizabeth Banks Featured in Hoover Digest

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Elizabeth Banks, a recent participant in the Hoover Institution Workshop on Authoritarian Regimes and a doctoral candidate in history at New York University, published an article entitled "How Mozambique Learned to Vote" in the latest edition of Hoover Digest.

Frustrated Ambition General Vicente Lim and the Philippine Military Experience
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New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections

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Thursday, May 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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Hoover's Ba'ath Party Archives Featured in New Study of Islam and Insurgency in Iraq

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Former Hoover visiting fellow Samuel Helfont, a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, has published Compulsion in Religion: Sadam Hussein, Islam, and the Roots of Insurgencies in Iraq, the product of hundreds of hours of research in the Ba'ath Party archives held at Hoover.

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