Selected Papers, Publications, Interviews
"Alexis Babine at Stanford, 1898-1902: The Highs and Lows," WSEE-Slavic & East European Information Resources, February 2023, DOI 10.1080/15228886.2023.2174140.
“A Tower to Remember,” The Hoover Digest, October 2021.
“For Peace Alone Do I Ring,” a history of the Hoover carillon, October 2021.
“Reappraising Lou Henry Hoover and her Contributions to the History of Technology,” Academia Letter, online article, https://www.academia.edu/45575774/Reappraising_Lou_Henry_Hoover_and_her_Contributions_to_the_History_of_Technology(accessed September 24, 2021.
“Lou Henry Hoover,” power point video, Stanford Historical Society January 20, 2021, available on YouTube (accessed September 24, 2021) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBP7SCS8LuY
“A Life of Impact: Lou Henry Hoover, Class of 1898,” Sandstone & Tile, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2021, pp. 3-17.
“The Dual Vision of War Artist Ivan Vladimirov,” lead chapter in Ivan Vladimirov: Red Terror Through the Eyes of an Artist, London: Ruzhnikov Publishing, 2020, pp. 8 – 34. First published in Russian in 2019.
“The Prehistory of International Studies at Stanford, before 1919,” Slavic & East European Information Studies, Vol. 21, No. 3-4, 2020, pp. 144-166. (Based on paper delivered at the ASEEES convention November 24, 2019, San Francisco.)
“A Note on Countess Eva Callimaki-Catargi (1855-1913): Traces of Her Life in the Hoover Institution Archives,” Slavic & East European Information Studies, Vol. 21, No. 3-4, 2020, pp. 277-288.
“Preserving Access as a Core Value in the Digital Era,” Archival Values: Essays in Honor of Mark A. Greene, edited by Christine Weideman and Mary A. Caldera, Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2019, pp. 157-172.
“Alexander von Humboldt and the Four Statues on the Quad,” Sandstone & Tile, Vol. 43, No. 2, pp. 18-24.
“The Imagery of Ivan A. Vladimirov,” Slavic & East European Information Studies, vol. 18, Nos. 3-4, p. 159-174, 2018.
“Herbert Hoover: Stanford’s First Techie,” Sandstone & Tile, Stanford Historical Society, Spring/Summer 2017, pp. 3 – 14.
“Scenes from the Revolution,” The Crown under the Hammer: Russia, Romanovs, Revolution, Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 2017, p. 62.
“Russian and German Great War Picture Postcards,” Slavic & East European Information Resources, 2016.
“Looking for Mr. Gustave: Who is the Inspiration for the Grand Budapest’s Concierge?” The American Scholar, Spring 2015, pp. 103-106.
“The Ethics of Secrecy and Transparency,” annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, Washington, D. C., August 14, 2014.
“Ivy Low Litvinov and D.H. Lawrence: A Literary Legacy at Stanford,” Sandstone and Tile, Fall 2013, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 18-25.
“Archives and the Ethics of Replevin,” Journal of Information Ethics, Fall 2013, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 110-140.
“Archival Ethics: What Would You Do? How Would You Do It?” panel participant, annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, New Orleans, August 2013.
“Archives, Oral History, and the Belfast Case,” panel participant, SAA Oral History Section, live web chat, July 8, 2013.
“The Archivist as Scholar,” with Philip B. Eppard and Sara S. Hodson, Archival Outlook, March/April 2013, pp. 3, 26-27.
“Managing Archives: Ethics and Access,” presentation at the “Seminar for Artist-Endowed Foundation Leaders: Issues in Practice and Policy,” sponsored by the Aspen Institute, The New School, New York, November 16, 2012.
“Rethinking the Role of the Scholar Archivist,” paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, San Diego, August 2012.
Review, Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic, by David Howard, New York: Houghten Mifflin Harcourt, 2010, in The American Archivist, Spring/Summer 2012, Vol. 75, No. 1, pp. 251-254.
“Family Memorabilia or Valuable Documents? Issues Affecting the Value of Documents,” presentation for the California Probate Referees Association, Fall 2011 Educational Conference, Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, CA, October 21, 2011.
“Secret Sharers,” The American Scholar, Autumn 2011, pp. 39-46.
“Defining National History through National Archival Portals,” panel chair at the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, Chicago, 2011.
“Voices from the Past,” TEDx Bay Area Women, SAP Palo Alto, December 8, 2010, available on YouTube.
The Ethical Archivist, monograph, Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2010. The Ethical Archivistis listed as recommended reading in the Handbook for Archival Certification, Academy of Certified Archivists, p. 41. See http://www.certifiedarchivists.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/handbook.pdf(Accessed February 25, 2014).
“Russian Archives Abroad: Safe Havens, Safe Returns?” paper, ICCEES International Council for Central and East European Studies, World Congress, Stockholm, July 27, 2010. Published in Solanus, Vol. 22, London, June 2011, pp. 201-219.
Review, Walter Benjamin’s Archive: Images, Texts, Signs, edited by Ursula Marx, Gudrun Schwarz, Michael Schwarz, and Erdmut Wizisla, translated by Esther Leslie: London: Verso, 2007, in Journal of Archival Organization (7:4) October-December 2009, pp. 229-231.
“Does Digital Reproduction Make Restitution Obsolete,” paper for panel “Russian Laws and Cultural Property,” annual conference of the Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Boston, November 15, 2009.
“A Revolution in the Russian Archives: A Retrospective.”
Online with Cold War International History Project, posted November 2009.
“20 Questions to Ask before You Return a Collection,” paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, San Francisco, 2008.
Review of Archives and the Public Interest: Selected Essays by Ernst Posner, New Introduction by Angelika Menne-Haritz, Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 1967/2006, Journal of Archival Organization (5:3) 2007, pp. 70-72.
“My Guide to the Ancient Texts,” Stanford Magazine, May/June 2007, p. 97.
“The Boy Who Would Be Tsar,” Michael Krasny Interview, KQED, January 30, 2007.
“Privacy Rights and the Rights of Political Victims” In Privacy and Confidentiality Perspectives, edited by Menzi L. Behrnd-Klodt and Peter Wosh, Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2005. Also in The American Archivist, Vol. 67 Nr. 2, Fall Winter 2004, winner of Ernst Posner Award for 2005.
“Displaced Archives of Central Europe,” Comma, ICA, 2004, 3-4, pp. 197-203.
“Displaced Archives,” ICA, August 2004, Vienna, www.wien2004.ica.org.
“Report on the Archives of Radio Free Europe in the Hoover Institution,” Warsaw, June 22, 2001.
“Bulgarian World War II Documentation,” 2001, Sofia, Bulgaria.
“The Stasi Archives,” American Library Association annual meeting, June 17, 2001.
“Documenting Romania’s Long Struggle,” Hoover Digest, 2001, Nr. 1, pp. 198-226.
“I Ring Only for Peace,” HooverDigest, 2000, Nr. 2., pp. 196-203.
“Accesul la Documentele Istoriei Recente,” Bucharest, May 18, 2000.
“The Romanov Legacy,” photo essay for the Hoover Digest, 1999, Nr. 3, pp. 149-158.
“Die russischen Sammlungen in den Hoover Institution Archives,” presentation in German for a colloquium sponsored by the Lehrstuhl für Geschichte Osteuropas, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, March 18, 1999.
“Ein Gespräch mit Dr. Elena Danielson,” Der Stacheldraht, 1999, Nr. 7, Berlin.
“A Fierce, Freedom-Loving Man,” Hoover Digest, 1999, Nr. 1, pp. 163-168.
“Ethics and Reference Services,” The Reference Librarian, Nr. 56, 1997, pp. 107-124.
“Vladimirov's Russia,” Hoover Digest, no. 1, 1996, pp. 107-111.
“Patriotic and Profitable: World War I Postcards in the Hoover Institution Archives,” Popular Culture in Libraries, Vol. 3, Nr. 2, 1995, pp. 95-107.
“The Commission for Relief in Belgium,” The United States in the First World War: an Encyclopedia, edited by Anne Cipriano Benzon, Garland Press, 1995, pp. 154-159.
“Herbert Hoover,” The United States in the First World War: an Encyclopedia, edited by Anne Cipriano Benzon, Garland Press, 1995, pp. 283-289.
“The United States Food Administration,” The United States in the First World War: an Encyclopedia, edited by Anne Cipriano Benzon, Garland Press, 1995, pp. 737-738.
“Without Consent: The Question of Third Party Privacy Rights in Collections of Personal Papers,” paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, Indianapolis, September 1994.
“A Poetic Vision,” Stanford Magazine, September 1993. Relates to Pasternak materials in the Hoover Institution Archives.
Review of SAA manual Providing Reference Services for Archives and Manuscripts, The American Archivist, Spring 1993.
“Revelations from the Archives: Confidentiality and Access to Public Records,” paper delivered at the annual conference of the California Library Association, Oakland, November 1993.
Making Things Work: Russian American Economic Relations 1900-1930. Stanford: Hoover Institution, 1992. Primary author of text for pages 35-124 of exhibit catalog, Parliament Building in Moscow, November 1992 and in the Hoover Institution February 1993.
“The Elusive Litvinov Memoirs,” Slavic Review, December 1989.
“The Ethics of Access,” American Archivist, Vol. 52, Winter 1989, pp. 52-62.
Translated into Hebrew and published in Arkhiyyon, Jerusalem, 1991.
“Ethical Dilemmas of the Present and Future Archivist,” paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists, Chicago, August 1986.
“An Archivist's Perspective on the Sigmund Freud Archives,” paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Society of California Archivists, Berkeley, October 1985.
Herbert Hoover: A Register of His Papers in the Hoover Institution Archives, compiled by Elena S. Danielson and Charles G. Palm, Stanford: Hoover Institution Press, 1983.
Selected Service Activities
Chair, Privacy and Confidentiality Roundtable, Society of American 2012 - 2013
Member, Committee of Ethics and Professional Conduct, Society of 2010 - 2012
Chair, Advisory Committee of the Russian Museum Archives, San Francisco 2008
Member, Archives Committee, Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation 2008
Member, ALA/SAA Joint Statement in Access Review Task Force 2007 - 2009
Chair, Privacy and Confidentiality Roundtable, Society of American 1998 - 1999
Facility Security Officer for Stanford University 1996-2005
Chair, Reference, Access and Outreach Section, Society of American 1991 - 1992
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