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PAX, LUX ET VERITAS SINCE 1965
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Created by John Eipper on 08/19/10 5:00 PM

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Journal Publications (Ronald Hilton, USA, 06/24/11 3:10 pm)

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Apologies to Sir John Falstaff (Ronald Hilton, USA, 02/24/00 3:11 pm) I hate the entertainment world, and resent historical movies which distort the truth and malign people. Now we have the precedent of Shakespeare, who in "Henry ...
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A Sad Story (Ronald Hilton, USA, 02/14/00 3:12 pm) John Gehl publishes NewsScan Daily, which features an Honorary Subscriber series, and he always comes up roses, as today:      HÉ ...
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Information Society Index (Ronald Hilton, USA, 02/11/00 3:25 pm) WAISer Wilford Welch created the Information Society Index. He writes:      "WAISers can read the WorldPaper, including this month' ...
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World Bibliography Series (Ronald Hilton, USA, 06/11/11 9:28 am)

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Contact Information for WBI (Ronald Hilton, USA, 09/28/98 9:28 am) Be sure to have your library subscribe: there are 50% discounts for continuation orders. CIIS members may obtain individual volume discounts of 15%, ...
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World Bibliography Series on Spain (Ronald Hilton, USA, 06/06/98 9:28 am) In Saint Paul's Cathedral, London, there is a plaque with an inscription by the architect, Christopher Wren: "If you want to see a monument to me, lo ...
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Libraries (Ronald Hilton, USA, 06/09/11 12:45 am)

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Remembering Vartan Gregorian, Savior of NY Public Library (Edward Jajko, USA, 04/18/21 4:04 am) Yet another passing of an important figure. Dr. Vartan Gregorian was a multilingual historian who served as a university professor and administrator, but most significantly as president of and savior ...
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Independent Scholars and Information Access (Clyde McMorrow, USA, 01/24/16 5:13 am) I recently retired and have started a new career as a scholar in a very limited way. However, I have run into a problem that others in WAIS may have already solved. Specifically, I now find i ...
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Hoover Institution Library and Archives (Ronald Hilton, USA, 10/11/99 12:45 am) Many people assume that the Hoover Library at Stanford is or was a presidential library. Archivist Elena Danielson clarifies this confusion:    ...
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Universities (John Eipper, USA, 08/26/10 5:02 am)

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Memories of Stanford, Venezuela's Romulo Betancourt (Richard Hancock, USA, 04/22/21 3:23 am) John E asked me about other anecdotes from my attendance of Mr. Hilton's Latin American Studies seminar. We frequently heard presentations from visiting Latin Americans. Mr. Hilton always asked ...
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My Father at Michigan State Normal College (Patrick Mears, -Germany, 06/27/20 4:30 am) In going through my Mears historical material that I have collected over the years, I noticed that my father's Michigan State Normal College yearbook makes it clear that Adrian College at that tim ...
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Coronavirus Update: Stanford U (Edward Jajko, USA, 03/13/20 4:10 am) On March 11th, the president of Stanford University issued a letter stating that the remaining two weeks of classes of winter quarter having been suspended, with the two weeks of spring vacation ...
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Education (John Eipper, USA, 08/26/10 5:02 am)

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9/11 Twenty Years Later: Teaching the Event in Different Nations (Paul Pitlick, USA, 09/11/21 3:22 am) On the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, this NYT piece seems WAISworthy: https://www.nytimes.com/inte ...
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Is the Marxist Mob Taking over Academia? (Francisco Wong-Diaz, USA, 04/25/21 4:12 am) I return briefly from the field to share a worthy piece. This article I present is reflective of the secular trend in academia. I know because I have met, and continue to meet, many ideologues posing ...
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Covid in the Pre-Internet Age: A Thought Exercise (Enrique Torner, USA, 01/16/21 4:41 am) With all the stress and negativity going on in the US right now, I thought I would share a question I came up with recently during my Spanish Oral Proficiency Interviews that has triggered several pos ...
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Hoover Institution (John Eipper, USA, 08/26/10 5:02 am)

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Research at the Hoover Institution, 1990 (Mendo Henriques, Portugal, 05/01/20 4:55 am) In the summer of 1990, I did research in the Hoover Archives for my PhD dissertation on Eric Voegelin's work. It was my first visit to the USA. I had a scholarship from the FCT (Read more
US: Herbert Hoover (John Eipper, USA, 06/15/05 1:55 pm) Glenn Reinhart asks: What was Hoover like as a person to you?? What do you most remember about him in his personal style?? RH: I have never known such an embittered individual, which is natural since ...
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STANFORD UNIVERSITY: The Hoover Institution (John Eipper, USA, 05/29/05 2:44 pm) 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 promo ...
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