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Hoover Institution Library & Archives, Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6003
Phone: (650) 723-3563
Fax: (650) 725-3445
Email: hooverarchives@stanford.edu
Collections with online items: 83
Physical collections: 6247
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Abel (Theodore F.) papers

Diaries, other writings, and printed matter related to sociological theory and world politics. Also includes autobiographical sketches (biograms) by members of the Nationalsozialistische deutsche Arbeiter-Partei relating to their reasons for becoming national socialists, collected by Theodore Abel as research material...

Allman (Norwood F.) papers

Speeches and writings, correspondence, radio broadcast transcripts, memoranda, reports, notes, biographical card files, and clippings relating to conditions in China (especially in Shanghai) before and after 1949, American-Chinese relations, and American intelligence activities in China during World War II. Digital...

Anderson (Frederick L.) papers

Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, reports, studies, notes, manuals, printed matter, motion picture film, photographs, and memorabilia relating primarily to Allied aerial bombardment strategy, tactics, and operations in Europe during World War II.

Andreyev (Leonid) miscellaneous papers

Plays, poems, short stories, letters, and photographs relating to Russian literature and drama, and to conditions in Russia during World War I. Includes diary of Anna Andreeva, wife of Leonid Andreyev. In part, photocopy. Digital copies of select records also...

Armour (Lester) papers

Class notes and correspondence relating to the Naval Air Combat Intelligence Officers School, Quonset Point, Rhode Island, and the Aviation Intelligence Center, Pacific Ocean Areas; and official orders, reports, correspondence, photographs, and other materials related to the U.S. Navy and...

Arnold (Julean H.) papers

Diary, correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, dispatches, instructions, and memoranda relating to the American consular service in China, economic and political developments in China, and American commercial and foreign policy in East Asia. Digital copy of Arnold's diary also available...

Ayres (Leonard Porter) diary

Relates to the work of the Allied Powers Reparation Commission. Digital copy also available at

 
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Baratov (N. N.) papers

Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, reports, military documents, maps, clippings, and printed matter relating to Russian military activities in Persia and the Caucasus during World War I, and to the Russian Revolution. Digital copies of select records also available at

Baumer (William Henry) papers

Diary, memoirs, correspondence, orders, memoranda, reports, and printed matter relating to Allied strategic planning during World War II, especially for the Normandy landings of 1944, wartime diplomacy and Allied conferences, and the Paris Peace Conference. Digital copies of select records...

Beer (F. F.) collection

Sketchbook of drawings of inmates and scenes at the Ruhleben prison camp, Germany, which housed British civilians interned in Germany during World War I. Drawn by various prisoners of the camp. Digital copy also available at

Bendetsen (Karl R.) papers

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, studies, interview transcripts, minutes, statements, orders, printed matter, scrapbooks, and audiovisual materials relating to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, American military organization and military policy during World War II and the Korean...

Bishop (Francis W.) picture film

Depicts the Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov, scenes at Pavlov's research laboratories, and street scenes in Leningrad. Includes videotape cassette copy.

Brown (Edmund G.) Edmund G. Brown Press conference recording

Relates to the death of Herbert Hoover. Includes film of the carillon bells of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace in tribute to Herbert Hoover

 
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Caldwell (John K.) papers

Memoirs, printed matter, and photographs relating to American foreign relations and commerce with Japan, Russia, Australia, China, and Ethiopia, 1906-1945, and to American participation in international narcotics control agencies; and motion picture film depicting scenes of daily life in China,...

Capp (Robert L.) papers

Sound recording of interview, photographs, and miscellany, relating to the American occupation of Japan and aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Also includes photographs of victims of the Kanto (Tokyo) earthquake of 1923. Digital copies of select records also...

Carter (William) slides

Depicts Kurdish rebel soldiers in Iraq. Includes slides of the Kurdish leader Mustafa Barzani, and a printed article by William Carter relating to Kurdish resistance to the Iraqi government. Digital copies of select records also available at

Casey (William J.) papers

Correspondence, speeches and writings, diaries, memoranda, reports, hearing transcripts, legal and financial papers, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia relating to American domestic and foreign policy, especially during the presidential administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Ronald Reagan; American intelligence operations...

Citizens for Reagan records

The collection relates to the campaign of Ronald Reagan for the Republican Party presidential nomination in 1976. Materials include correspondence, position papers, press releases, memoranda, public opinion polling data, financial records, sound recordings, and video tapes. Includes a few post-1976...

Commonwealth Club of California records

Minutes, correspondence, reports, studies, speech transcripts, membership and financial records, printed matter, and sound and videotape recordings relating to international, national, state and local public issues. Digital copies of select records also available at

Cooke (Charles M.) papers

Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, dispatches, memoranda, and photographs relating to American naval operations in World War II, inter-Allied diplomacy in World War II, the defenses of Taiwan, and American domestic and foreign policy. Digital copies of select records also...

Currie (Lauchlin B.) papers

Correspondence, notes, memoranda, reports, and summaries of interviews relating to American aid to China during World War II, conditions in China, and military operations in the China-Burma-India Theater. Digital copies of select records also available at

 
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Darling (William Lafayette) diary

Relates to the Russian railway system. Also available on microfilm (1 reel). Digital copy also available at

Das Jahr 1937 photograph album

Depicts the German national socialist leader Julius Streicher. Digital copy available at

Donovan (James B.) papers

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, studies, drafts of book manuscripts, scrapbooks, notes, photographs, and printed matter relating to the United States Office of Scientific Research and Development and the Office of Strategic Services during World War II, the Nuremberg war crime trials,...

 
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Easterbrook (Ernest Fred) papers

Correspondence, speeches and writings, orders, reports, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia relating to American military operations in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II, military operations during the Korean War, American military assistance to Thailand, and American army aviation. Includes...

Eifler (Carl Frederick) papers

Orders, reports, personnel records, correspondence, writings, printed matter, photographs, and motion picture film relating to Office of Strategic Services sabotage and espionage operations in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Digital copies of select records also available at

Eiler (Keith E.)

Correspondence, notes, collected writings, photocopies of military records and collected correspondence, printed matter, and photographs related to the career of General Albert C. Wedemeyer, commander of American forces in China during World War II. Used as research material for the...

Eurich (Nell) papers

The collection includes speeches and writings, correspondence, memoranda, studies, reports, and printed matter related to international and comparative education, higher education in the United States, adult education and literacy, career and job training, and corporate involvement in education. Digital copies...

 
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Field (Herbert Haviland) papers

Diary and reports relating to political and economic conditions in Bavaria. Digital copies also available at

Firing Line (Television Program) broadcast records

The Firing Line broadcast records include videotapes from the television show, as well as sound recordings, administrative and speaker files, program research files, photographs, transcripts, and other materials from the show. The types of program research materials available for each...

Friedman (Milton) papers

Speeches and writings, correspondence, notes, statistics, printed matter, sound recordings, videotapes, and photographs relating to economic theory, economic conditions in the United States, and governmental economic policy. Digitized copies of many of the sound and video recordings in this collection,...

Frillmann (Paul W.) papers

Correspondence, memoranda, orders, notes, and photographs relating to activities of the American Volunteer Group in China during World War II, American foreign relations with China, 1946-1950, and conditions in China during the Civil War. Digital copies of select records also...

 
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Gibson (Hugh S.) papers

Diaries, writings, correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, photographs, and printed matter relating to American foreign relations, international disarmament, the League of Nations, and relief work in Europe during World Wars I and II. Diaries from 1918 also available on microfilm...

Goldman (Jack) medal collection

Approximately 520 medals, from 121 countries. Digital copies of select records also available at

Governor and the Students videotape series

Videotape cassettes and selected transcripts of broadcasts of a televised series of question-and-answer sessions with high school students conducted by Ronald Reagan as governor of California, relating to California state political issues. Produced by JRH and Associates, Inc.

Green (Marshall) papers

The Marshall Green papers consist of speeches and writings, correspondence, dispatches, memoranda, reports, studies, and printed matter relating to American foreign policy in East Asia, especially with regard to China, Korea, and Japan; American foreign relations with Indonesia and Australia;...

 
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Herz (Martin Florian) collection

North Vietnamese and Viet Cong propaganda directed at American soldiers in Vietnam. Digital copies also available at

Hillhouse (Joseph Newton) photograph collection

Depicts activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. Digital copy also available at

Himmler (Heinrich) papers

Diaries (1914-1924); photographs; photocopies and microfilm of correspondence, reports, and memoranda from the office files of the personal staff of Heinrich Himmler (1942-1944); and recordings of speeches by Himmler (1940-1944) relating to national socialism in Germany, and activities of the...

Hitselberger (James F.) collection

Broadsides, flyers, leaflets, serial issues, and sound recordings, relating to political conditions in Iran under the reign of the Shah, the Iranian political opposition, the revolution of 1979, post-revolutionary conditions in Iran, and political opposition to the new Iranian regime....

Hungarian subject collection

Pamphlets, leaflets, flyers, serial issues, bulletins, press releases, studies, election campaign literature, and other printed matter relating to various aspects of Hungarian history, including the Revolution of 1918-1919; the Revolution of 1956; Hungarian minorities in other countries; and political, social,...

 
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Iklé (Fred Charles) papers

Speeches and writings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, testimony, schedules, appointment books, telephone logs, and printed matter relating to the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks and other arms control issues, the 1980 presidential campaign of Ronald Reagan, and American defense policy during the...

Institute for Humane Studies miscellaneous records

Collection comprised of sound recordings of lectures by various economists and other speakers delivered at the Institute for Humane Studies, relating to laissez-faire economic and political theory; correspondence, memoranda and financial records, relating to production of the festschrift Toward Liberty...

 
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Japanese diaspora oral history project records

Digital interview recordings of Japanese Americans relating to immigration to the United States from Japan, internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, and the post-war Japanese American community. Interviews conducted by Kaoru Ueda. Includes images of diaries, newsletters, and...

Judd (Walter H.) papers

Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, memoranda, minutes, statements, press releases, notes, printed matter, and audio-visual material relating to American domestic politics and foreign policy, anti-communist movements, the Chinese Civil War, American foreign policy towards China, the question of United States...

Jurika (Stephen) papers

Correspondence, reminiscences, personnel records, orders, memoranda, log books, clippings, photographs, and art objects, relating to American naval aviation, naval operations in the Pacific Theater during World War II, postwar American-Japanese security cooperation, and American national security interests in the Pacific...

 
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Kovic (Ron) papers

Writings and slides relating to the Vietnam War. Includes the manuscript of the book by Kovic, (New York, 1976). Digital copies of select records also available at

 
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Lowman (Myers G.) papers

Correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, photographs, motion picture film, sound recordings, and clippings relating to communism and other leftist movements, the civil rights movement, and anti-communism, primarily in the United States.

 
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McCloskey (Paul N.) papers

Consists of the congressional papers maintained by Paul (Pete) McCloskey's staff at his Washington, D.C., office and California district office while McCloskey was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1967 to 1983. The papers relate to many...

Miller (William P.) papers

Letter, biographical information, motion picture film, and photographs relating to United States Army Signal Corps operations in North Africa, Germany, Italy and France during World War II. Includes a Nazi flag. Digital copies of select records also available at

Mont Pèlerin Society records

Correspondence, conference papers, programs, meeting materials, schedules, minutes, financial and membership records, essays, printed matter, sound recordings, and photographs relating to economic policy, laissez-faire, and liberty. Digital copies of select records also available at

 
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Olney (Warren) motion picture film

Motion picture film of ceremonies held in Hindenburg Park in Los Angeles on German Day, 1936; and of interviews of Dr. Salin, a criminologist, and W. Olney III, United States assistant attorney general, 1953-1957, relating to the incidence of crime...

Overseas Weekly photographs

Negatives and contact sheets depicting scenes from the Vietnam War and American servicemen in Vietnam. Digital copies of select records also available at

 
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Pacific Gas and Electric Company motion picture film

Sound recordings and motion picture film of a series of political education programs, featuring campaign presentations by candidates for election to major state political offices in California.

Paderewski (Ignace J.) papers

Correspondence, speeches and writings, clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating primarily to the establishment of an independent Polish state, the Paris Peace Conference, Polish politics in the interwar period, the occupation of Poland during World War II, and the musical...

Pash (Boris T.) papers

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, orders, writings, photographs, motion picture film, and printed matter relating to the naval forces of General Nikolay Yudenich during the Russian Civil War; the Russian refugee camp in Wünsdorf, Germany, in 1922; American military intelligence service activities,...

Pike (M. J. W.) memoirs

Relates to the Gallipoli campaign of 1915 in World War I. Includes maps and drawings from the campaign. Digital copy also available at

 
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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcast records

American radio broadcasting organization operating Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty. Includes sound recordings of broadcasts, scripts, correspondence, and memoranda relating to broadcasts by Radio Free Europe to audiences in Eastern Europe and to broadcasts by Radio Liberty to audiences...

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty corporate records

The records of the American radio broadcasting organization operating Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) include correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial and legal records, technical specifications, opinion survey data, serial issues, other publications, and microfilm relating to operations of Radio...

Rowell (Milo E.) papers

Reports, drafts, and memoranda relating to the writing of the revised Japanese constitution. Digital copies of select records also available at

Russia. Departament politsii. Zagranichnaia agentura (Paris) Okhrana records

Intelligence reports from agents in the field and the Paris office, dispatches, circulars, headquarters studies, correspondence of revolutionaries, and photographs, relating to activities of Russian revolutionists abroad. Collection is available on microfilm (509 reels). Digital copies of select records also...

Russian pictorial collection

Photographs, postcards, glass plates, and slides, depicting industrial, economic, cultural, religious, and military scenes in imperial Russia and the Soviet Union, scenes of daily life, scenes from notable historical events, especially the Russian Revolution, and prominent personalities from the tsarist...

 
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Smith (Douglas) miscellaneous papers

Memoir, leaflets, and computer disk relating to the attempted coup in the Soviet Union in 1991. Digital copies of select records also available at

Smith (R. Harris) papers

Correspondence and writings relating to operations of the United States Office of Strategic Services during World War II, and to Allen Dulles and post-war operations of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. Includes research material for the book by R....

Stafford (Francis E.) photographs

Photographs of scenes in China, mainly between 1909 and 1915, and 1932 and 1933.

Stanford (Jane Lathrop) miscellaneous papers

Photocopy of letter, 1895, relating to the prospects of Stanford University and to a United States government lawsuit against the estate of Leland Stanford; and 3 photograph albums of scenes in Japan, presented to Mrs. Stanford upon her visit in...

Stanford University 50th anniversary celebration motion picture film

Depicts Herbert Hoover, Ray Lyman Wilbur, and others speaking at the commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of Stanford University. Includes VHS videocassette viewing copy. Digital copy also available at

Stilwell (Joseph Warren) papers

Diaries, correspondence, radiograms, memoranda, reports, military orders, writings, annotated maps, clippings, printed matter, sound recordings, and photographs relating to the political development of China, the Sino-Japanese War of 1937-1945, and the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Includes some subsequent...

Stuart (Charles E.) papers

Writings, correspondence, memoranda, reports, and clippings relating to the fuel industries in the United States during and after World War I, coal mining in the United States and the Soviet Union, and economic planning; and motion picture film of social...

Survey of Race Relations records

An anthropological investigative project sponsored by various private organizations, the Survey of Race Relations records include a report, correspondence, interview transcripts, questionnaires, and printed matter relating to the social and economic status of Chinese, Japanese, other Asian, Mexican, and other...

 
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Todd (Oliver J.) papers

Diaries, speeches and writings, correspondence, reports, memoranda, and photographs relating to engineering projects in China, especially river engineering and flood control; famines and relief work in China; and social, economic and political conditions in China. Digital copies of select records...

Tower of Peace radio broadcasts

Relates to the facilities, history, purpose, and activities of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace. Includes interviews with Herbert Hoover and with staff members and researchers at the Hoover Institution. Digital copies also available at

Trubetskoi (Grigorii Nikolaevich) papers

Writings, correspondence, and printed matter relating to Russian foreign policy, the Russian Civil War, the Russian Orthodox Church, and Russian émigré affairs. Digital copies of select records also available at

 
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United Nations Conference on International Organization proceedings

Sound recordings of conference proceedings recorded by the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), photographs and contact sheets depicting delegates and scenes at the conference, and printed copies of the Charter of the United Nations. Digital copies of select records also available...

United States Army 8th Psychological Operations Battalion (Airborne) issuances

Propaganda leaflets, flyers and broadsides, distributed in Iraq in conjunction with the Iraq War. Digital copies of select records also available at

United States. Civil Affairs Training School records

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial and personnel records, handbooks, syllabi, and instructional materials relating to the politics, governments, economies, and cultures of Japan, other areas in the Pacific, and various countries in Europe; and intelligence assessments of the war in the...

United States. Foreign Broadcast Intelligence Service miscellaneous records

Sound recordings of radio broadcasts, and translations of transcripts of Chinese communist broadcasts from Yenan, China. Digital copies of select records also available at

United States Information Agency radio broadcasts

Sound recordings prepared for broadcast on Voice of America, including a program entitled , 1961, relating to Soviet nuclear test resumption (transcript included); and interviews of W. Glenn Campbell, director of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, and...

 
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Vladimirov (Ivan A.) paintings

Depicts scenes of daily life during the Russian Revolution. Digital copies available at

Vrangel' collection

Reports, orders, correspondence, memoranda, dispatches, financial records, minutes, printed matter, maps, and photographs relating to Russian military operations in France during World War I; White Russian diplomatic activities and military operations, especially in southern Russia, during the Russian Revolution and...

Vrangel' (Mariia D.) collection

Correspondence, writings, memoirs, biographical material, pamphlets, periodicals, newspapers, photographs, clippings, and printed matter relating to Russian émigré activities following the Russian Revolution and Civil War, including political, military, veterans', religious, educational, cultural, literary, artistic, and social activities. Includes a few...

 
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Woo (Q. S.) collection

Chinese vases and bowls. Digital copies of all items in this collection available at

 
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Zborovskaia (Ekaterina Erastovna) letters

Letters by the Grand Duchesses Ol'ga, Tati͡ana, Marii͡a and Anastasii͡a relating to conditions of the Russian imperial family in captivity following the Russian Revolution. Includes English translations. Digital copies also available at