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Title
William Woodville Rockhill papers, 1826-1941
Name/Creator
Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914, creator
Foster, William, 1863-1951, correspondent.
Adams, Henry, 1838-1918, correspondent.
Allen, Horace Newton, 1858-1932, correspondent.
Beal, Samuel, 1825-1889, correspondent.
Cordier, Henri, 1849-1925, correspondent.
Das, Sarat Chandra, 1849-1917, correspondent.
Hippisley, Alfred Edward, correspondent.
Hirth, Friedrich, 1845-1927, correspondent.
Keltie, John Scott, Sir, 1840-1927, correspondent.
Olney, Richard, 1835-1917, correspondent.
Rockhill, Edward Augustus.
Rockhill, Thomas C.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919, correspondent.
Rost, Reinhold, 1822-1896, correspondent.
Watters, Thomas, 1840-1901, correspondent.
Wilson, James Harrison, 1837-1925, correspondent.
Young, John Russell, 1840-1899
HOLLIS IDLocation
Houghton
Language
English
Description
18 linear feet (34 boxes, 6 card file boxes, 8 volumes)
Form/Genre
text

Account books.

Articles.

Commonplace books-United States-19th century.

Diaries.

Letter books.

print
Subject
Rockhill, Edward Augustus ;  Rockhill, Thomas C ;  Rockhill, William Woodville , 1854-1914 ;  Thub-bstan-rgya-mtsho , Dalai Lama XIII , 1876-1933 ;  United States -- Foreign relations -- 19th century ;  United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century ;  Tibet Autonomous Region (China) -- Foreign relations -- United States ;  Diplomats

Category
Manuscripts and records

Individual reading

Commonplace books

19 century

Note
Chiefly letters to William Woodville Rockhill from various correspondents including: Henry Adams, Horace Newton Allen, Samuel Beal, Henri Cordier, Chandra Das Sarat, William Foster, Alfred Edward Hippisley, Friedrich Hirth, Sir John Scott Keltie, Richard Olney, Theodore Roosevelt, Reinhold Rost, Thomas Watters, James Harrison Wilson, and John Russell Young. Also contains speeches and articles by William Woodville Rockhill and his diaries from 1908 to 1914. There is correspondence of Thomas C. Rockhill and a commonplace book about him. Finally, there are letterbooks with copies of typed letters to various people and an account book belonging to Edward Augustus Rockhill, among other materials.

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.

Selected color digital images available; see finding aid.

Electronic finding aid available http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL.Hough:hou00411

Unpublished printed finding aid available in the Houghton Accessions Records, 1946-1947, under *46M-386-386U.

William Woodville Rockhill Papers, 1826-1941 (MS Am 2121). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

In English.