Letter From The Director
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Letter From The Director

May 2018 Updates From the Director's Desk

by Eric Wakinvia The Carillon
Friday, May 4, 2018

May brings us the exciting openings of two exhibitions featuring unique material from Hoover's collections.

Featured Articles
Featured Articles

Ardeshir Zahedi Papers Now Available to Researchers!

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

The papers of Ardeshir Zahedi, Iranian statesman and the Shah’s last Ambassador to the United States, are now described and open for research.

Featured Articles

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.

News and Events
News and Events

Overseas Weekly Exhibition Opens May 24!

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Rarely seen photographs take center stage this month for the Hoover Library & Archives’ new exhibition We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam, which will run from May 24 to December 18, 2018, with an opening reception on May 31. 

News and Events

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.

News and Events

Mieczyslaw Jalowiecki Memoirs and Drawings Now Available Online

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Hoover Archives has digitized and made available to researchers the memoirs and drawings of Polish diplomat, agronomist, writer, and nobleman Mieczyslaw Jalowiecki.

News and Events

Eriks Jekabsons' Magnum Opus on American Assistance to Latvia Released in Riga

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Professor Eriks Jekabsons of the University of Latvia, a historian who has worked at the Hoover Institution several times during the past decade, has written an 800-page monograph on relations between Latvia and the United States, with special emphasis on the American aid to that country during 1918−22.

News and Events

Hoover Holdings Shed New Light on the WWII History of Africa

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Friday, May 4, 2018

In a recent article on Hoover's website, archivist Issayas Tesfamariam explores the African theater of World War II.

Publications
Publications

New Publications Featuring Hoover Collections

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Thursday, May 10, 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.

New Reading Room Hours for Researchers


Beginning May 1, Hoover Library hours will change: the reading room will be open to researchers from 8:15AM to 4:445PM from Monday through Friday. Please note the change in schedule as you plan your research agenda!

Upcoming Events

May 8
History and Policy Talk: Yuma Totani, "Accountability for War Crimes: The Tokyo Trial (1946-1948) through the Lens of the 'Shigemitsu Sketch Books' at Hoover"

May 10
The exhibition The Baltic Way: History and Culture in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania 1918–2018 opens at Cecil H. Green Library

May 24
We Shot the War: Overseas Weekly in Vietnam opens in the Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibition Pavilion

May 25
Application deadline for the Zahedi Family Fellowship

June 12
History and Policy Talk: Piotr Kosicki, author of Catholics on the Barricade

June 25-29
Workshop on Political Economy

July 16-27
Workshop on Authoritarianism and Democratic Breakdown

July 30-August 3
Workshop on Modern China

August 6
History and Policy Talk: Samuel Helfont on Sadam Hussein, Islam, and governance in the Middle East

August 9
Silas Palmer Fellows Conference

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