Discover the stories that connect us to history by exploring these online features from the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
The Hoover Institution Stories, or HISTORIES, emerge from the collections of the Hoover Institution Library & Archives and the fellows, staff, and researchers who study them. They are an assortment of digital experiences intended to spark curiosity in some of the most important material on war, revolution, and peace of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. These stories bring to light a vast array of topics in new and readily accessible ways to encourage the study and discoveries that can happen in repositories such as Hoover.
Herbert Hoover regarded this Institution as more than a mere library. Explore the HISTORIES to find out why.
The Hoover Institution Library & Archives
The mission of the Hoover Institution Library & Archives is to collect, preserve, and make available the most important materials about global political, social, and economic change in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. We serve as a platform for a vibrant community of scholars and a broad public interested in the meaning and role of history.
All activities at the Library & Archives are carried out with Herbert Hoover’s words in mind:;