Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1854-05-01
Death 1914-12-08
Tibetan, English, French, Chinese

Biographical notes:

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.

From the description of William Woodville Rockhill papers, 1826-1941. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612720345

From the description of Clippings and ephemera dealing with the Far East, ca. 1854-1914. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78440177

From the description of Additional papers, 1879-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 83157535

From the guide to the William Woodville Rockhill papers, 1826-1941., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

From the guide to the Additional papers, 1879-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

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Subjects:

  • United States--Foreign relations--20th century
  • United States--Foreign relations--19th century

Occupations:

  • Diplomats

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China) (as recorded)
  • Inner Mongolia (China) (as recorded)
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China) (as recorded)
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China) (as recorded)