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Gifts at Wutai Shan
Susan Meinheit, Library of Congress
JIATS, no. 6 (December 2011), THL #T5717, pp. 411-428
Notes

Notes

[1] William Rockhill, “The Dalai Lamas of Lhasa and their Relations with the Manchu Emperors of China, 1644-1908,” T’oung Pao 1, series 3, no. 4 (1910): 1-104. Several secondary sources give alternate periods. Rockhill states he arrived in Mongolia in November 1904 and left in the summer of 1907.
[2] Tsepon Shakabpa, Tibet: A Political History (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1967), 221.
[3] For a complete list of the Rockhill Tibetan Collection, see my paper presented at IATS 2006, “The Rockhill Tibetan Collection at the Library of Congress.”
[4] William Rockhill, “An American in Tibet: An Account of a Journey through an Unknown Land,” The Century Magazine 70, no. 1 (1890): 10.
[5] William Rockhill, “A Pilgrimage to the Great Buddhist Sanctuary of North China,” Atlantic Monthly 75, no. 452 (1895): 766-68.
[6] Elliot Sperling, “The Thirteenth Dalai Lama at Wutai Shan: Exile and Diplomacy,” Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, no. 6 (December 2011), http://www.thlib.org?tid=T5720.
[7] William Rockhill, “Rockhill Diaries,” in William Woodville Rockhill Papers, bMS Am2121 (3084), cited here and throughout the article by permission of the Houghton Library, Harvard University. All spellings given as they were in original sources, with current phonetics in brackets on the first occurrence. From other references in his diary, the “Kampo” referred to is the Buriat Lama, Dorjieff.
[8] See Rockhill’s report in U. S. Department of State, Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States with the Annual Message of the President Transmitted to Congress December 8, 1908 (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1912), 116-17.
[9] Rockhill letter to Roosevelt, November 8, 1908, Theodore Roosevelt Papers, Presidential Papers Microfilm, Series 1 (Library of Congress Manuscript Division).
[10] Letter from Rockhill to Roosevelt, June 30, 1908, Theodore Roosevelt Papers, Presidential Papers Microfilm, Series 1 (Library of Congress Manuscript Division).
[11] Letter from Roosevelt to Rockhill, August 1, 1908, Theodore Roosevelt Papers, Presidential Papers Microfilm, Series 2 (Library of Congress Manuscript Division).
[12] Rockhill, W. W. Rockhill Papers. Thanks to Houghton Library for allowing me to read the diaries. Difficulty in reading Rockhill’s handwriting and fading made some passages illegible to me.
[13] I have heard possible publications for them in the future.
[14] See William Rockhill, “Notes on the Ethnology of Tibet,” in Report of the U. S. National Museum (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1895), 720, plate 29.
[15] This digital image was created before consolidation by photographer Michael Horsely of the LC Paper Conservation Section.
[16] Undated letter [1942] from Mrs. Rockhill to Poleman. The gift is recorded in the Report of the Librarian of Congress Fiscal Year 1943.
[17] TBRC knowledge base, P267, where his dates are given as from the Gangchen Khedrup Rimjön MingdzöGangs can mkhas grub rim byon ming mdzod [Treasury of Names] as 1810-1888, and the Geluk SungbumDge lugs gsung ’bum [Collected Works of Gelukpa Scholars] as 1810-1884.
[18] Linda Stiber Morenus, Condition and Treatment Record, Paper Conservation Section, LC, Master Control Number 2005.1173. Also, David & Janice Jackson, Tibetan Thangka Painting: Methods & Materials (Boston: Wisdom, 1997).

Note Citation for Page

Susan Meinheit, “Gifts at Wutai Shan: Rockhill and the Thirteenth Dalai Lama,” Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, no. 6 (December 2011): , http://www.thlib.org?tid=T5717 (accessed ).

Note Citation for Whole Article

Susan Meinheit, “Gifts at Wutai Shan: Rockhill and the Thirteenth Dalai Lama,” Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, no. 6 (December 2011): 411-428, http://www.thlib.org?tid=T5717 (accessed ).

Bibliography Citation

Meinheit, Susan. “Gifts at Wutai Shan: Rockhill and the Thirteenth Dalai Lama.” Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, no. 6 (December 2011): 411-428. http://www.thlib.org?tid=T5717 (accessed ).