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Eric Wakin, the Robert H. Malott director of the Hoover Insitution Library & Archives, delivered the keynote lecture at Hoover Hometown Days in West Branch, Iowa on August 8, 2015

Eric Wakin delivers keynote address for Herbert Hoover's 141st birthday

Polish troops at a shooting range.

Hoover Archives has received a collection of nearly five hundred photographs taken in Iraq during 2005–6 by Maciej Milczanowski, one of Hoover Library & Archives’ 2015 Silas Palmer Fellows. 

Nikita Khrushchev, first secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, and Nikolai Bulganin, Soviet premier, on board the cruiser Ordzhonikidze, April 1956 (Voenno-Morskoĭ Flot Photographs, Box 1, Hoover Institution Archives)

New Soviet collection revives a Cold War mystery

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New Watergate And Nixon Administration Materials Now Available At Hoover Archives

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
The papers of Gerald Warren, newspaperman and deputy press secretary to Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, are now open. Of particular interest to researchers may be the White House Subject File, which makes up the bulk of the collection and includes materials on a variety of topics, including the controversy surrounding the Watergate break-in.
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Participants of the de Basily symposium view rare Russian materials from Hoover Archives
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Scholars And Archivists Convene To Discuss Russian Art At Hoover Archives

Monday, March 7, 2016

On March 1-2, curators, archivists, and art historians from around the nation met at Hoover Archives to discuss the preservation, curation, and exhibition of rare Russian art, with particular emphasis on Hoover Archives’ Nicolas de Basily collection.

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New Student-Curated Exhibition Opens In Hoover Tower

Friday, March 4, 2016

Hoover staff member and student curator Alex Kelly (Stanford '19) describes her selection of WWI-era materials for the new exhibition Great Love in the Great War, now on display in the rotunda of the Hoover Tower.

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Stanford alumnus Mr. Moses Li and Hoover Library & Archives director Eric Wakin finalize Mr. Li’s donation
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Stanford Alumnus Moses Li Donates Chiang Kai-shek Transcript To Hoover Library & Archives

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Last week Mr. Moses Li, Stanford alumnus, CEO and President of the CUA (Holding) USA LLC, CUA (Holding) HKG, Ltd., the Sino-America Medical Foundation, and Moses Li Medical Education Foundation, donated the first volumes of a full forthcoming series of the Transcript of the Collection of President Chiang Kai-shek: Chronological Events to Hoover Library & Archives. The transcript donated by Mr. Li supplements the Chiang Kai-shek diaries held at Hoover, which form the most frequently consulted collection in the Archives.

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Hoover fellow and Library & Archives curator Hsiao-ting Lin
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Hoover Fellow And Library & Archives Curator Hsiao-ting Lin Publishes A New View Of Modern Taiwan

Thursday, February 18, 2016

This March Hsiao-ting Lin, Hoover fellow and curator of East Asia Collections at the Library & Archives, will release his book Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan, the product of years of research in Hoover Archives. Published by Harvard University Press, Lin’s book draws from sixteen collections at Hoover related to the history of Taiwan and US operations in East Asia.

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