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MS Am 2122

Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914. William Woodville Rockhill additional papers, 1879-1915: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2122
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914.
Title: William Woodville Rockhill additional papers
Date(s): 1879-1915
Quantity: 5 linear feet (15 boxes)
Abstract: Additional papers of American scholar-diplomat William Woodville Rockhill.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

49M-284. Gift of Courtland Hoppin; received: 1951.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William Woodville Rockhill Additional Papers, 1879-1915 (MS Am 2122). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

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.


Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

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

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