William Woodville Rockhill...

by Kenneth Wimmel

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  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: c 1500 to c 1900,
  • Biography: general,
  • International relations,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • United States,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Political,
  • Tibet,
  • Description and travel,
  • Asia - General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Travel / General,
  • Tibet (China),
  • 1854-1914,
  • Diplomats,
  • Rockhill, William Woodville,
The Physical Object
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9182348M
ISBN 109745240222
ISBN 109789745240223

Freer’s avid interest in collecting Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai’s prints, paintings, and drawings extended to his woodblock-printed books as well. U.S. diplomat William Woodville Rockhill (–) immersed himself in Tibetan culture, design, and religion, collecting books and rare manuscripts about Central Asia.   The article details a gift of precious and rare Chinese language books to the Smithsonian Institution made by Mrs. Rockhill, widow of the scholar-diplomat William Woodville Rockhill. It notes that the donated books “ranged, in date of publication from to and covered a wide range of subjects, including religion, history. William Woodville × ; 12 KB 0 references Washington, D. C. in face detail, Portrait of William Woodville Rockhill (cropped).jpg × ; 29 KB. Kecskes, Lily () "A Scholar Diplomat's Legacy: William Woodville Rockhill and His Chinese Language Books at the Freer Gallery of Art Library," Journal of .

Book reviews by TWRD for the JRAS Memoires, Biographies & Travelogues Diary of a Journey through Mongolia and Tibet in and by William Woodville Rockhill. 1 An Australian in China, being the Narrative of a Quiet Journey across China to British Burmah. by G. E. Morrison. 3 China, Present and Past. by R. S. Gundry. 6. William Woodville Rockhill papers, Harvard University, Houghton Library: creatorOf: Rockhill, William Woodville, [Route map of Rockhill's explorations in Mongolia and Tibet ]. Library of Congress: creatorOf: Rockhill, William Woodville, Additional papers, Harvard University, Houghton Library. The Journal of William de Rubruck: Account of the Mongols. William of Rubruck (–) was a Flemish Franciscan missionary and explorer. His account is one of the masterpieces of medieval geographical literature comparable to that of Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta. William accompanied King Louis IX of France on the Seventh Crusade in William of Rubruck (Dutch: Willem van Rubroeck; Latin: Gulielmus de Rubruquis; fl. – ), also known as William of Rubruk, Willem van Ruysbroeck, Guillaume de Rubrouck, or Willielmus de Rubruquis, was a Flemish Franciscan missionary and explorer. He is best known for his travels to various parts of the Middle East and Central Asia in the 13th century, including the Mongol Empire.

WILLIAM ROCKHILL:'For the U.S. diplomat, see William Woodville Rockhill.' Wikipedia* On the C-SPAN Networks: WILLIAM ROCKHILL has zero videos in the C-SPAN . The book contains 30 oversized postcards of photographs from the collection of The Newark Museum. The pictures offer a view of Tibet's breathtaking scenery and a poignant remainder of the rich cultural heritage of its people. Size: Oblong 12mo. Rockhill, William Woodville. Published by Govt Printing Office, Washington DC () Used. The Journal of William de Rubruck: Account of the Mongols. William of Rubruck () was a Flemish Franciscan missionary and explorer. His account is one . Joint lobbying by the Chinese Ambassador to the United States Liang Cheng and the American Ambassador to China William Woodville Rockhill eventually convinced the U.S. government to set aside some of the funds to establish a scholarship program to send Chinese students to .

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William Woodville Rockhill (May 1, – December 8, ) was a United States diplomat, best known as the author of the U.S.'s Open Door Policy for China and. Page 20 - Mr. Rockhill says (Land of the Lamas, pp. ): " The road between T'ung-kwan and Si-ngan fu, a distance of 1 10 miles, is a fine highway — for China — with a ditch on either side, rows of willowtrees here and there, and substantial stone bridges and culverts over the little streams which cross it.

The basin of the Wei ho, in Reviews: 1. Also contains speeches and articles by William Woodville Rockhill and his diaries from to 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. IN AND BY WILLIAM WOODVILLE ROCKHILL. FIRST EDITION. CLASSIC OF EXPLORATION IN TIBET.

SCARCE. This is the first printing of the first edition of DIARY OF A JOURNEY THROUGH MONGOLIA AND TIBET IN AND by William Woodville Rockhill. This book was published in by The Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C.

Rockhill was the younger son of Thomas Cadwalader and Dorothy Anne (Woodville) Rockhill, being born at Philadelphia in On the death of her husband Mrs. Rockhill left the United States with her sons to reside in Paris, where the younger, William Woodville.

William Woodville Rockhill. Publication date Publisher Luzac & Co. Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of California Language English.

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Rockhill was the outstanding scholar-diplomat of his time. He was the original China hand, the principal drafter and execu-tor of Washington's Open Door policy, the.

Adee, Alvey Augustus, Typed L.s.(Alvey ) to [William] [Woodville] Rockhill; Washington, 19 Nov. A diplomat in China and the first American Tibetologist, William Woodville Rockhill, donated this set of Tibetan and Mongolian materials to the Library in This guide provides an inventory of the collection available in the Library’s Asian Division.The Land of the Lamas.

Notes of a Journey Through China, Mongolia and Tibet. with Maps and Illustrations. - Scholar's Choice Edition: William Woodville Rockhill: Paperback: General book.Report of William W. Rockhill, late commissioner to China, with accompanying documents. Contributor Names United States. Commissioner to China.

Rockhill, William Woodville, Created / Published Washington: GPO, Subject Headings.