Charlotte Harris Rees gave a talk at noon at the Hoover Institution titled “Did the Chinese Discover America?” Rees is the author of Secret Maps of the Ancient World and editor of Hendon Harris’s The Asiatic Fathers of America.
As part of his visit to Stanford University, Li Yuanchao toured the Hoover Institution Library and Archives. Li is secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Secretariat, member of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau, and minister of the CPC Central Organization Department.
The project to add a description of every archival collection at Hoover to the Online Archive of California is complete, with the OAC now containing descriptive overviews of all Hoover's 5,725 collections, as well as detailed container lists for about twelve hundred of those collections.
Among the sound recordings recently digitized for access and preservation by Hoover's audio lab are the items listed below. To make an appointment to listen to the recordings at the archives or to purchase copies, click on Audiovisual Services.
In the Hoover Institution Library and Archives blog, Hoover Archives staff will share what makes their work interesting, provide surprising answers to questions from patrons, and fill the readers in on the mysteries of, curiosities in, and treasures from the Hoover Archives.
With the recent addition of more than 4,000 images from Germany, the Hoover Institution’s searchable online poster database now provides access to some 22,000 images of political posters in Hoover’s poster collection.
Richard Sousa, director of the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, recently attended the “Symposium on T.V. Soong: His Life and Personal Papers” in Shanghai, sponsored by Fudan University, the Hoover Institution, and the Shanghai Research Institute of Sun Yat-sen and Soong Ching-ling.