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  Hoover Institution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace is a public policy think tank and library founded by Herbert Hoover at Stanford University, his alma mater.
The Institution was founded in 1919 and over time has amassed a huge archive of documentation related to President Hoover, World War I, and World War II, specifically focusing on the root causes of these wars.
The Hoover Institution is especially influential in the American neoconservative and libertarian movements.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hoover_Institution   (419 words)

 Stanford's Hoover Connections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The supporters of the Hoover Institution, which is housed in the immediately recognizable Hoover Tower, would have you believe that its association with Stanford is invaluable as a source of scholars, speakers, research and archives for Stanford students and faculty in their intellectual pursuits.
Through its ties with the right wing of the Republican party, the Hoover Institution is exerting considerable political influence...it is the brightest star in a small constellation of conservative think tanks that serve as workshops where out of office intellectuals can fabricate the underpinnings of domestic and foreign-policy positions for the Republicans.
Hoover Director Raisian is a member of the University Cabinet, the highest level of policy organization at Stanford.
cedar.stanford.edu /diso/articles/hoover.html   (680 words)

 Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace - SourceWatch
The Hoover Institution, within Stanford University, is a Republican public policy research center devoted to advanced study of politics, economics, and political economy--both domestic and foreign--as well as international affairs.
It was founded in 1919 by Herbert Hoover, who later became the thirty-first president of the United States.
The Institution originated as a specialized collection of documents on the causes and consequences of World War I. The collection grew rapidly and soon became one of the largest archives and most complete libraries in the world devoted to political, economic, and social change in the twentieth century.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Hoover_Institute   (810 words)

 Hoover Institution - About Hoover
The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University, is a public policy research center devoted to advanced study of politics, economics, and political economy—both domestic and foreign—as well as international affairs.
Herbert Hoover's 1959 statement to the Board of Trustees of Stanford University includes the purpose and scope of the Hoover Institution.
Hoover's dedicated senior administration ensures that the research and collection efforts of the Institution remain second to none.
www-hoover.stanford.edu /homepage/about.html   (270 words)

 IALHI News Service: Hoover Institution Library Closing?
For the scholar using the Hoover archival holdings for research, it is impossible to separate the two.
Hoover Library is unique in its maintenance of these materials, and the tracking of fringe political groups.
As "The Hoover" itself was so vital and essential in preserving many keys to the past, we have the opportunity now to try to save this splendid resource before it becomes an irretrievable victim of short-sighted administrative streamlining.
www.iisg.nl /~ialhi/news/i0012_1.php   (792 words)

 STANFORD Magazine: March/April 2006 > Showcase > Hoover
Many of the Hoover’s 65 million-odd items—official documents, diaries, letters, newspapers and other publications, photographs and films, artwork, personal effects and more—were secured through subterfuge, networking and arm-twisting, or sheer serendipity by Hoover staff on the ground during the 20th century’s most wrenching upheavals.
A research fellow at Hoover specializing in Russian and modern European history, Patenaude hews to his areas of expertise rather than trying to cover the entire archive, which today represents much of the globe.
Hoover curator Frank Golder, a Russian émigré and later a Stanford history professor, went on a three-year collecting trip in 1920, amassing Slavic materials in Europe and the Near East then entering Soviet Russia with Hoover’s relief contingent.
www.stanfordalumni.org /news/magazine/2006/marapr/show/hoover.html   (978 words)

 Charter Schools Strategists: Hoover Institution
The sponsoring committee includes Herbert Hoover and the presidents of Clark University, Smith College and the Carnegie Institute of Washington (Rockefeller)… Madison Grant is the treasurer.
Hoover would have been doing the country a permanent service, and he might have done somewhat better in the electoral college.
He was project director at the Urban Institute from 1972 to 1974, a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University in 1976–77, and was an adjunct scholar of the American Enterprise Institute in 1975-76.
watch.pair.com /charter10.html   (6160 words)

 Right Web | Profile | Hoover Institution
The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace (HI), the name it has held since 1957, is a long-standing conservative think tank based in California on the Stanford University campus.
Hoover's Board of Overseers consists of 123 members and is further organized into six committees: executive, finance, nominating, development, communications, and library.
Hoover's focus is not limited to foreign and defense polices.
rightweb.irc-online.org /profile/1479   (2234 words)

 Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
The Hoover Institution is a think tank that has been aggressively promoting the viability of a preemptive military strike in Iran.
The Hoover Institution's well known antipathy to federal social welfare policies was recently expressed by the chair of the Hoover board when he declared that "there is growing realization that we either must accede to the gathering force of the welfare state or return to the more promising ways of freedom."
Hoover, with $3.2 million in grants between 1992-1994 and an operating budget of close to $19 million in 1995, has focused particular attention on tax policy, promoting the flat tax for well over a decade and organizing policy briefings and conferences on the issue last year.
www.mediatransparency.org /recipientprofile.php?recipientID=157   (788 words)

 Hoover and the Bomb by Marcus Epstein
Rather, I merely wish to point out the irony that the men are fellows at the Hoover Institution, yet they neither mention that the man who gave the institution its name, former President Herbert Hoover, was one of those Americans who insisted on wringing his hands over the horrific decision.
Hoover had many flaws and was by no means a great president.
The overall mission of this Institution is, from its records, to recall the voice of experience against the making of war, and by the study of these records and their publication, to recall man's endeavors to make and preserve peace, and to sustain for America the safeguards of the American way of life.
www.lewrockwell.com /epstein/epstein18.html   (595 words)

 Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
Hoover Institution scholars, Stanford University faculty, staff, and students, as well as visiting researchers, are invited to use these world-renowned research collections.
The Hoover Institution's collections are heavily used by scholars writing on the Russian revolutions, World Wars I and II, and other events of this century, as well as on the forces that will eventually mold the 21st century.
Hoover Institution scholars, Stanford faculty and Asian studies students may borrow circulating books and are eligible for access to the book stacks.
www.lib.byu.edu /estu/wwi/comment/hoovdtl.htm   (1421 words)

 Hoover Institution Archives Publication Project
The Hoover Institution Press has been publishing books based on the renowned Russian collection in its library and archives since its inception, featuring works on the Russian Revolution, prison system, and communist regime, especially the Stalin years.
The last volume is both a guide to microfilm records of GARF on the history of the Gulag (1918-1953) held at Hoover and a basic reference guide to the first six volumes of this publication.
With these projects, the Hoover Institution continues to support such publishing ventures, facilitating access to Russian documents from its own collections and those in Russia.
hoohila.stanford.edu /books/about.php   (831 words)

 Hoover Institution Pamphlet Database
The Hoover Institution Library’s pamphlet database is made up of 55,000 pamphlets, which cover political, social, and economic issues from all over the world, and mainly focus on the twentieth century.
The pamphlets are located in the Hoover Library, in Hoover Tower, and, due to their delicate nature, are for library use only.
Both the paper originals and the microfilms may be requested at the Hoover Library circulation desk.
hoorferl.stanford.edu /pamphlet   (202 words)

 People For the American Way - Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Hoover's Scholars and the White House: Bush (former and present), Reagan, Nixon, and Ford
Named for founder Herbert Hoover, the Hoover Institution is “a prominent center devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship and advanced research in the social sciences with an emphasis on public policy relevance.
Hoover’s approach to some of these areas is described as: “Societies based on individualism rather than classes, thus confronting the issues of race, gender, ethnicity, and so forth;” and “The appropriate scope of government's involvement in areas such as education, health care, and the environment as it provides public services and regulates private enterprise.”
www.pfaw.org /pfaw/general/default.aspx?oid=11948   (1580 words)

 World Association of International Studies » Hoover Institution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Daryl DeBell is one of several people who have written to express their regret that the Hoover Institution has not kept to its original mission, which was to study war and revolution in order to promote peace.
He founded the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace to collect documents relative to this, particularly those concerning World War I, and to study ways to promote peace.
I remember the dedication of the Hoover Tower in 1941, and I was on the first committee which established the division of collection responsibilities between Hoover and the main library.
cgi.stanford.edu /group/wais/cgi-bin/index.php?cat=176   (1771 words)

 The Monograph and Serial Holdings at the Hoover Institution Pertaining to Baltic Area Studies - Hilja Kukk
Professor Sworakowski, who arrived at the Hoover Institution as a Slavic Fellow in 1947, was appointed Slavic Curator in 1952, in which capacity he served until 1963.
An extensive amount of Baltic material was presented to the Hoover Institution by the late Professor Malbone W. Graham of the University of California at Los Angeles, who visited the three countries in the mid-1930s.
Recently, the Hoover Library became a depository of the samizdat or underground publications from the Soviet Union which are collected and distributed by Radio Liberty.
www.lituanus.org /1976/76_4_03.htm   (1446 words)

 Russian Archives Online > The Archives > The Hoover Institution > Narrative Index p.1
Within Hoover's extensive collections on twentieth century Russia and other former Soviet republics, certain areas are particularly well documented.
In addition, Russian and Soviet materials are among the most significant of the Hoover Institution's archival holdings, comprised of approximately 1000 individual collections.
The Hoover collection on the 1917 revolutions, the provisional government, and the civil war is probably the best collection in the West.
www.pbs.org /redfiles/rao/archives/hoover/textind.html   (319 words)

 Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
at Stanford, Calif. It was established in 1919 as the Hoover War Library by Herbert Hoover to extend his collection of documents of World War I, but its scope has been expanded to include source material on social and political developments arising from both world wars.
Research, publication, and advanced study are conducted by the institution.
It is located on the Stanford Univ. campus, but has no institutional tie to the university.
www.bartleby.com /65/ho/HooverIn.html   (126 words)

 Europe and America: A Cultural Divide? by Russell A. Berman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Russell A. Berman is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Walter A. Haas Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University.
Both for the cultural elite and on the level of broad cultural values, the cultural differences between Western Europe and the United States are significant, with important political ramifications.
Available from the Hoover Press is NATO: Its Past, Present, and Future, by Peter Duignan.
www.hooverdigest.org /034/berman.html   (1467 words)

 Hoover Institution - dKosopedia
The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace is a think tank located at Stanford University.
It was founded with a $50,000 gift from (future President of the United States) Herbert Hoover in 1919 as a collection of reference materials relating to World War I.
The current mission of the Hoover Institution was outlined by Herbert Hoover in a 1959 statement to the Board of Trustees of Stanford University:
www.dkosopedia.com /wiki/Hoover_Institution   (312 words)

 Voices from the past find a new home / Hoover Institution to preserve Commonwealth Club tapes
More than 600 boxes of documents and 2,700 recorded speeches filled the 24 pallets that landed at Hoover, where librarians will spend the next three years cataloging the collection, which "will be the most important archive of speeches in the nation," said Gloria Duffy, the club's chief executive officer.
Hoover and the club are working together in a yearlong effort to raise the needed money.
Hoover and the Commonwealth Club will mark the start of the effort to preserve and digitize the club's archives at a reception on the Stanford campus Tuesday.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2003/06/17/MN157028.DTL   (821 words)

 Policy Review: A Publication of the Hoover Institution - Policy Review, No. 107   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The journal will continue to be based in Washington, D.C. — expanding the Hoover Institution’s presence in the nation’s capital.
As the Hoover Institution has been a premier home for serious scholars, so Policy Review has been a premier vehicle for serious writers and thinkers.
As an editorially independent publication of the Hoover Institution, Policy Review will both draw on the intellectual resources of the institution and bring new people into contact with it, exponentially expanding serious dialogue about politics and policy.
www.policyreview.org /jun01/hoover.html   (405 words)

 Stanford U. and the Bush Administration
The 84-year-old, Stanford-based Hoover Institution, long famous for its influence over national Republican policy, currently wields substantial power at the Pentagon, with eight Hoover fellows sitting on the Defense Policy Board advising Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on the war in Iraq.
The group, about fifty students working for nonviolence, charges that the Hoover Institution is guided by a politically charged mission statement that factors into the hiring of Hoover fellows, some of whom end up in the university's classrooms.
But activists counter that an institution with such a philosophy is taking a job candidate's political views into account when hiring decisions are made and has no place at a university where academic freedom is guaranteed.
www.thenation.com /doc/20030414/biuso   (1242 words)

 Exhibit described as a 'Hoover greatest hits' open to public
In an introduction to A Wealth of Ideas, Hoover Director John Raisian writes that Patenaude is "uniquely qualified" to provide an overview of Hoover's collections and to decide which of its estimated 65 million items should be included in the book and exhibit.
These, in turn, are based on the personal interests of Herbert Hoover, the institution's founder and namesake, who began it as a collection of documents on World War I and gradually expanded its scope to become a major research library of 20th-century history.
When the library was formally dedicated on June 20, 1941, as part of the university's 50th anniversary celebrations, Herbert Hoover declared, "The purpose of this institution is to promote peace.
news-service.stanford.edu /news/2006/february1/ideas-020106.html   (951 words)

 Hoover - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hoover Institution, a public policy think tank at Stanford University
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Hoover sound, a heavy bass driven drone sound produced by a Roland Corporation Alpha-Juno 2 and used extensively in electronic music and rave music
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hoover   (263 words)

 Herbert Hoover on the World Wide Web   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hoover Institution Homepage (Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University)
Herbert Hoover at the Republican Convention, 1928 (Corbis)
President Hoover addresses joint session of Congress at ceremony commemorating the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Washington (Library of Congress)
www.cs.umb.edu /~rwhealan/jfk/hoover_links.html   (249 words)

For decades, the men and women of the Hoover Institution have had a positive and lasting impact on our nation-from their role in spreading the ideals that won the Cold War to developing the policies that continue to expand freedom and transform our society.
Herbert Hoover’s years of public service were guided by the belief that America’s sacrifice in defending freedom abroad would strengthen the founding values of our nation: freedom, justice, human dignity, and most important, opportunity.
It is a testament to the vision and leadership of our Founding Fathers, and of men like Presidents Hoover, Reagan, and George W. Bush that today, the Department of Justice continues to defend the ideals that have transcended time and generations and transformed the world.
www.usdoj.gov /opa/pr/2005/February/05_ag_080.htm   (3271 words)

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