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Zygmunt Iwanowski in his studio circa 1930 (Zygmunt Iwanowski Papers)
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Papers Of Painter Zygmunt Iwanowski, Friend Of Paderewski, Acquired By Hoover Archives

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Hoover’s documentation on Ignacy Paderewski and the restoration of Poland after World War I has expanded substantially during the past several years, first with the acquisition of the papers of Ernest Schelling, Paderewski’s American student and friend, which included the memoirs of Helena Paderewska, and now with the arrival of the archives of Zygmunt Iwanowski (1874–1944), another of the prime minister’s close associates and supporters.

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Helena Paderewska: Memoirs, 1910–1920
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Helena Paderewska, Memoirs, 1910-1920

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Helena Paderewska, Memoirs, 1910-1920, which were discovered in a collection acquired by the Hoover Library & Archives in 2013.

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Hoover fellow Sidney Drell discusses the life and work of physicist and human rights advocate Andrei Sakharov.
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Hoover Fellow Sidney Drell Discusses The Life And Legacy Of Andrei Sakharov

Friday, October 9, 2015

On October 8th, Hoover Library & Archives hosted Hoover senior fellow Sidney Drell as part of its History and Policy lecture series. Drell is a professor emeritus of theoretical physics at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Laboratory, a renowned scholar whose papers are housed at Hoover Archives, and most recently the editor, along with distinguished Hoover fellow George P. Shultz, of Andrei Sakharov: The Conscience of Humanity. During Thursday's talk Professor Drell shared with the audience the story of his long personal and professional relationship with the Nobel Prize-winning nuclear physicist and human rights campaigner Andrei Sakharov, who faced internal exile and persecution in the USSR for his continued efforts to deter armament during the Cold War.

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Niall Ferguson
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Niall Ferguson To Join The Hoover Institution Full Time

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution is pleased to announce that Niall Ferguson will become a full-time, in-residence senior fellow as of July 2016.  Ferguson has been an adjunct senior fellow at the Hoover Institution since September 2003.  Ferguson comes to the Hoover Institution from Harvard University where he served as the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History.

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Henry S. Rowen
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Nuclear Projects, Stalin's Daughter, And Post-War Reconstruction: New Finding Aids Now Available

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

New finding aids to four collections are now available through the Online Archive of California. Highlights include interviews with Stalin's daughter Svetlana Allilueva, the papers of Hoover senior fellow Henry S. Rowen, records from the Ethiopian Project Research and Assistance Group, and conference proceedings on post-war reconstruction in Europe.

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Making Failure Feasible Proposes Bold New Monetary Reforms
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Making Failure Feasible Proposes Bold New Monetary Reforms

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Making Failure Feasible, which challenges current US banking policy and proposes bold monetary reforms, including adding a new Chapter 14 to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. 

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A 1956 stationary sample from the Zhang Shuqi collection.
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Silas Palmer Fellow Kelly C. Tang Traces The Development Of Modern Chinese Art In Hoover Archives

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Silas Palmer fellow and Duke University art historian Kelly C. Tang discusses her work in the Zhang Shuqi, Jack Chen, and Helen Foster Snow collections at Hoover archives.

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Silas Palmer fellowship recipient Benjamin Musachio is currently a Stanford undergraduate student whose research focuses on Slavic languages and literature.
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Silas Palmer Fellow Benjamin Musachio Shares His Work On Doctor Zhivago And The Development Of Modern American Conservatism

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

On Tuesday, September 29th, Stanford undergraduate student and 2014 Silas Palmer fellow Benjamin Musachio presented a talk entitled “The American Right’s Response to Boris Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago” at the international conference “Poetry and Politics in the Twentieth Century: Boris Pasternak, His Family, and His Novel Doctor Zhivago.”

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Andrei Sakharov: The Conscience of Humanity
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Andrei Sakharov: The Conscience Of Humanity

Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Stanford

The Hoover Institution Press released Andrei Sakharov: The Conscience of Humanity, edited by George P. Shultz, the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow, and Senior Fellow Sidney Drell. 

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Acclaimed Russian-American filmmaker Marianna Yarovskaya discusses the interviews she conducted with female survivors of the Gulag.
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Hoover Fellow And Archivist Join Filmmaker In Discussing The Making Of The Documentary Film Women Of The Gulag at Russian International Conference

Monday, October 5, 2015

On September 25th, acclaimed Russian-American filmmaker Marianna Yarovskaya, Hoover fellow Paul Gregory, and  Hoover archivist Natalia Reshetova, screened a rough cut of their documentary film Women of the Gulag before a packed auditorium of participants in the international conference “Stalinism: Ideology and Practice,” organized by Perm State Humanitarian Pedagogical University in Perm, Russia.

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