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Letter From The Director
Letter From The Director

October 2019: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

This autumn the Library & Archives extends warm wishes to our many supporters, and also to faculty and students returning to campus for the academic year.

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Ardeshir Zahedi Publication Now Available!

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

This month Hoover Library & Archives teamed with Hoover Press to publish A Window into Modern Iran: The Ardeshir Zahedi Papers at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives, which showcases...

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Welcome to Heath Lee, author of The League of Wives!

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

On September 24th Hoover Library & Archives welcomed author and curator Heath Lee, author of The League of Wives: The Untold Story of the Women Who Took on the U.S. Government to Bring Their Husbands Back Home.

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Hoover Acquires New Papers on the Chernobyl Disaster

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Hoover has acquired the papers of Soviet journalist Alla Yaroshinska, who in 1990 was appointed to a commission of inquiry into the Soviet Chernobyl disaster, collected a large amount of material on the subject, and used some of it in a report to the European Parliament at that time.

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Hoover Leads Panels on WWI Humanitarian Aid at Austrian Symposium

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Last month Hoover historians and fellows participated in a symposium entitled "Post World War I Aid in Austria and Central Europe."  Held in Vienna ...

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Hoover Acquires the Papers of Major General Harry L. Gilchrist

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The Hoover Institution has acquired the papers of Major General Harry Lorenzo Gilchrist (1870–1943), a surgeon who during WWI served as the medical director of the AEF Chemical Warfare Division, which entailed frequent visits to the front and allied hospitals.

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Hoover Acquires the Paper of Renowned Author and Historian Tang Zhenchang

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Hoover Library & Archives recently acquired the personal papers of Tang Zhenchang (1922–2002), a celebrated Chinese intellectual whose areas of interest encompassed history, journalism, cinema, screenwriting, and literature.

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Hoover Library & Archives director Eric Wakin on the history of Hoover in the latest edition of the journal of the Association for Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies
 

The Center for Research Libraries announces the opening of the Global Press Archive, featuring Hoover's Qing and Republican-era Chinese newspapers

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Hoover's centennial exhibition is now open in the Hoover Tower rotunda!

Hoover@100: Ideas Defining A Century  runs through July 31, 2020. The exhibition is free and open every day, 10 am–4 pm. Closed for major holidays, Stanford home football games, and campus winter closure.

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Letter From The Director

June 2018: Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
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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Firing Line is Back!

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

PBS has announced that a new version of Firing Line, the William F. Buckley-hosted public-affairs television show it aired from 1966-99, will premiere in June.

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Hoover Joins Stanford University Libraries for a Celebration of the Baltic Republics

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Hoover Institution Library & Archives and Stanford Libraries have partnered to presentThe Baltic Way: History and Culture in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania 1918–2018.

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