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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Am 2122

William Woodville Rockhill additional papers

Additional papers of American scholar-diplomat William Woodville Rockhill.

Dates

  • 1879-1915

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

5 linear feet (15 boxes)

Includes Rockhill's correspondence (mostly letters to him), compositions, clippings, scrapbook, negatives, photographs, translations of letters, notes, and notebooks.

Biographical / Historical

Rockhill was an American scholar-diplomat known especially as the first Westerner to befriend and advise a Dalai Lama of Tibet. He was U.S. Minister to Greece, Romania, Serbia, China, Russia, and Turkey.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

49M-284. Gift of Courtland Hoppin; received: 1951.
Title
Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914. William Woodville Rockhill additional papers, 1879-1915: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01004

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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