Among the tens of thousands of documents housed in the Hoover Archives, none possesses greater importance than the abdication manifesto of Tsar Nicholas II. Hoover deputy director Charles G. Palm on the instrument that signaled the end of an empire.
During the Azerbaijani presidential election last October, Hoover fellow John B. Dunlop served as an official observer. Here Dunlop describes what he saw: widespread poverty and massive election fraud.
The Hoover Archives contains diaries, paintings, and other mementos from the family of Nicholas II, Russia’s last tsar. Hoover archivist Elena S. Danielson gives us a glimpse into the Romanov treasure trove.