Inventory of the Tower of Peace Radio Broadcasts

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Inventory of the Tower of Peace Radio Broadcasts

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Tower of Peace radio broadcasts
Dates: 1957
Collection Number: 57031
Creator: Tower of peace (Radio program).
Collection Size: 13 phonotape reels
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives .
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: 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.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Tower of peace radio broadcasts, Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1957.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the library catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Historical Note

Radio program sponsored by the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace.

Scope and Content of Collection

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.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace.
Phonotapes.
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964.


Tape cabinet

Sound recordings of radio broadcasts 1957

 

Sound recording of Kaltenborn interview of Herbert Hoover 1957 May 24

Scope and Content Note

Herbert Hoover details the beginnings of the Hoover Institution. The conversation focuses on the logistics of how he delegated collecting duties to others and coordinated the effort into a library at Stanford University. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008115
 

Sound recording of interviews of Jan Triska and Robert Slusser (program number 01) 1957 March 13

Scope and Content Note

A host interviews Jan Triska and Robert Slusser about their work at the Hoover Institution on the behavior of the Soviet Union, especially as it applies to its relationship with other communist states. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008116
 

Sound recording of interviews of Ruth Perry and a researcher (program number 02) 1957 March 20

Scope and Content Note

A host interviews Ruth Perry, the curator of African collections for the Hoover Institution, and a visiting African economics student about the African collections at the Hoover Institution. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008117
 

Sound recording of interviews of Eugene Wu and Mr. Chiu(?) (program number 03) 1957 March 27

Scope and Content Note

A host interviews Eugene Wu, assistant curator of Asian collections at the Hoover Institution, and Mr. Chiu(?) of Stanford University about the Asian collections at the Hoover Institution. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008120
 

Sound recording of interview of a Hoover Institution assistant director (program number 04) 1957 April 3

Scope and Content Note

A host interviews an assistant director of the Hoover Institution about the Institution's Russian collections, especially as it applies to slave labor. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008121
 

Sound recording concerning the Hoover Institution and Japan (program number 05) 1957 April 10

Scope and Content Note

This program concerns Japan, the United States' strategic interests, and the relevant work at the Hoover Institution. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008122
 

Sound recording of interview of C. Easton Rothwell and Thomas Thaucan(?)(program number 06) 1957 April 24

Scope and Content Note

A host interviews C. Easton Rothwell, director of the Hoover Institution, and Thomas Thaucan(?), the archivist for the Hoover Institution. The program concerns the Hoover Library and Archives, especially Herbert Hoover's personal papers and archives of food relief programs. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008123
 

Sound recording of interviews of Jordanian and Turkish graduate students (program number 07) 1957 May 1

Scope and Content Note

The host interviews a Jordanian graduate student and a Turkish graduate student about the situation, history, and future of Turkey and the Middle East. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008126
 

Sound recording of interview of Robert P. Browder (program number 08) 1957 May 8

Scope and Content Note

This program focuses on the Russian revolutions of 1917. The guest is Robert P. Browder, professor of history at the University of Colorado. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008127
 

Sound recording of interviews of Mary Wright and Claude Buss (program number 09) 1957 May 15

Scope and Content Note

This program concerns China, including both Communist and Nationalist China and the Hoover Institution's collections on both. The guests are Mary Wright, curator of the Chinese collection, and Claude Buss, professor of history at Stanford University. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008128
 

Sound recording of interviews of Agnes Peterson and Vernor Varnbrum (program number 10) 1957 May 22

Scope and Content Note

This program is about underground movements throughout Europe and the relevant collections of the Hoover Institution. The guests are Agnes Peterson, area associate for Central and Western European collections, and Vernor Varnbrum, foreign student adviser at Stanford University. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008129
 

Sound recording of interviews of Christina Harris and Graham H. Stuart (program number 11) 1957 May 29

Scope and Content Note

This program concerns the Arab world and the relevant collections at the Hoover Institution. The guests are professor Christina Harris, curator of Middle Eastern collections, and Graham H. Stuart, former professor of political science and director of the Hoover Library. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008130
 

Sound recording of interviews of Inez Richardson and Hildegard Behringer (program number 12) 1957 May 29

Scope and Content Note

This program is about foreign visitors to the Hoover Institution and Library. The guests are Mrs. Inez Richardson, coordinator for foreign visitors to Stanford University, and Hildegard Behringer, program office in Stanford's office for foreign visitors. Use copy reference number: 57031_a_0008133