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Did the Chinese discover America?

Thursday, October 15, 2009
Lou Henry Hoover building room 115

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.

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Hoover Announces 2009–10 National Fellows

Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Stanford

The Hoover Institution’s annual postdoctoral W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellows have been named for the 2009–10 academic year.

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Crossing the Luding Bridge

Chinese Official Li Yuanchao Visits Hoover Institution

Monday, October 12, 2009

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.

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Audio Interviews of Latin American Leaders Available at Hoover

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

A substantial collection of digitized audio interviews of more than one hundred Latin American leaders is available for listening in the Hoover Archives reading room.

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Hoover’s Archival Collections Described and Made Searchable on a Single Website

Thursday, September 24, 2009

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.

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Sound Recordings Newly Digitized by Hoover Archives

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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.

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Photography by Tom Collicott, Seattle

Hoover Library and Archives launches a blog

Monday, September 14, 2009

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.

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Bolshevism is depicted as a huge red spider with a death’s head sitting on top of the globe in this German poster

Close to Five Thousand German Posters Added to Online Database

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

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.

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Richard Sousa, director of the Hoover Institution Library and Archives, recently attended the “Symposium on T.V. Soong: His Life and Personal Papers” in Shangai

Hoover Institution Archives yields fresh insights into modern Chinese history

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

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.

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Hoover’s Russian curator Anatol Shmelev (right) shows the ambassador and his wife Natalia items from Hoover’s extensive Russian collection.

Russian Ambassador Reviews Collections from Hoover Archives

Friday, August 28, 2009

During a visit to the West Coast, Sergey Kislyak, Russian ambassador to the United States, visited the Hoover Institution Library and Archives on August 26.

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Military History Working Group


The Working Group on the Role of Military History in Contemporary Conflict examines how knowledge of past military operations can influence contemporary public policy decisions concerning current conflicts.