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Rockhill Tibetan Collection of Rare Materials at the Library of Congress

Bibliography

The linked titles in the bibliography below provide fuller bibliographic information about each item from either the Library of Congress Online Catalog or the E-Resources Online Catalog (EROC). Some of these titles are freely accessible online, as indicated in the "View online" external links at the end of each entry. Other titles are accessible onsite at the Library of Congress. If you are unable to visit the Library, you may be able to access these resources through your local public or academic library.

Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1943. (1944). Washington: Government Printing Office. View online External.

Buescher, J. (1990). Tibetan materials in the Asia Rare Book Collection of the Library of Congress. JIABS 90(13), 1–15. View online External.

Cordier, H. (1915). Necrologie: William Woodville Rockhill. T’oung Pao 16(1), 161–164.

Laufer, B. (1915). Necrologie: William Woodville Rockhill. T’oung Pao 16(2), 289–291.

Meinheit, S. (2000). A Gift of the Dalai Lama: Tibetan Scroll Returned to Library. Library of Congress Information Bulletin June 2000, 149. View online External.

Meinheit, S. (2011). Gifts at Wutai Shan: Rockhill and the Thirteenth Dalai Lama in Wutaishan and Qing Culture, JIATS Issue 6, 2011, 411 – 427. 

Report of the Librarian of Congress for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1901. (1901). Washington: Government Printing Office. View online External.

Report of the Librarian of Congress for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1902. (1902). Washington: Government Printing Office. View online External.

Report of the Librarian of Congress for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1909. (1909). Washington: Government Printing Office. View online External.

Rockhill, W.W. (1883). Udanavarga: a collection of verses from the Buddhist Canon. London: Trubner & Co.

Rockhill, W.W. (1884). The life of the Buddha, and the early history of his order. London: Trubner & Co.

Rockhill, W.W. (1890a). An American in Tibet: an account of a journey through an unknown land. The Century Magazine XLL(1), 3–17. View online External.

Rockhill, W.W. (1890b). The Lamaist Ceremony called “making of mani pills.” Proceedings of the American Oriental Society 14, 22–24. [note: Cordier cites 1890, Rockhill says 1888; volume not available to confirm].

Rockhill, W.W. (1890c). On the use of skulls in Lamaist Ceremonies. Proceedings of the American Oriental Society 14, 24–31. [note: Cordier cites 1890, Rockhill says 1888].

Rockhill, W.W. (1891a). The Land of the Lamas: Notes of a Journey through China, Mongolia, and Tibet. London: Longmans, Green and Co. View online External.

Rockhill, W.W. (1891b). Tibet. A Geographical, Ethnographical, and Historical Sketch, derived from Chinese Sources. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 23(Jan.), 1–133; (April), 185–291. View online External.

Rockhill, W.W. (1894). Diary of a journey through Mongolia and Tibet in 1891 and 1892. Washington: Smithsonian Institution. View online External.

Rockhill, W.W. (1895a). Notes on the Ethnology of Tibet. In Report of the U.S. National Museum for the Year Ending June 30, 1893. Washington: Government Printing Office, 665–747. View online External.

Rockhill, W.W. (1895b). A Pilgrimage to the Great Buddhist Sanctuary of North China. Atlantic Monthly 75(452), 758–769. View online External.

Rockhill, W.W. (1902). Catalogue of the Tibetan books in the Library of Congress, November 28, 1902. Tibetan Rare Book Collection, Library of Congress.

Smith, E. Gene. (1969). University of Washington Tibetan Catalogue (Part I). Seattle: University of Washington.

Wimmel, K. (2003). (Edited with an introduction by B. Norwick). William Woodville Rockhill: Scholar-diplomat of the Tibetan highlands. Bangkok: Orchid Press.