Hodgson, B. H. (Brian Houghton), 1800-1894

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Brian Houghton Hodgson (1800-94) was an Indian civil servant and orientalist. He spent seven years working in India, and was appointed Assistant-Resident in Nepal in 1825, and Resident in 1833, a position he occupied until 1843. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography .

From the guide to the Sanskrit manuscripts collected by Brian Houghton Hodgson, with some correspondence and papers, 12th-19th century, (University of Oxford, Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library)

1820-1843 Assistant Resident, and later Resident, in Nepal; c 1845-1858 lived privately in Darjeeling, India.

Epithet: Indian civil servant and orientalist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000835.0x0003d5

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creatorOf Sanskrit manuscripts collected by Brian Houghton Hodgson, with some correspondence and papers, 12th-19th century University of Oxford, Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library
creatorOf P2. " A Lama's residence in Nepaul," in water-colour on canvas, by a native artist. Presented by B. H. Hodgson, Esq., 1826.Nepaul, E. India: Drawing of a Lama's residence: 19th cent., 19th century British Library
creatorOf Brian Houghton Hodgson papers., 1844-1884 British Library
referencedIn Iman Singh Chemjong papers., 1957-1962 British Library
referencedIn Papers of B.H. Hodgson and His Wife, 1819-1917 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
referencedIn Sanskrit manuscripts collected by Brian Houghton Hodgson, with some correspondence and papers, 12th-19th century University of Oxford, Department of Oriental Collections, Bodleian Library
referencedIn Frederick William Thomas papers., 1927 British Library
referencedIn (ff. 1-87). A-I.includes:f. 1. Art. Photographs: William Archer, drama critic and author: Portrait photograph of W. Archer: circa 1880-1890.f. 2 Michael Barnes, son of Kenneth Barnes: Photograph of M. Barnes: 1944?.ff. 3, 4 Hermann Bahr, Germa... British Library
creatorOf Hodgson, B. H. (Brian Houghton), 1800-1894. Notes of the services of B.H. Hodgson, Esq., F.R.S. ... and late British Minister at the count of Nepal. National Library of Wales, Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru
referencedIn Undated manuscript catalogue compiled by the staff of the India Office Library of the Hindi manuscripts in the Hodgson Collection. British Library
referencedIn James Prinsep papers., 1836 British Library
referencedIn (ff. 88-147). J-N.includes:f. 1. Art. Photographs: William Archer, drama critic and author: Portrait photograph of W. Archer: circa 1880-1890.f. 2 Michael Barnes, son of Kenneth Barnes: Photograph of M. Barnes: 1944?.ff. 3, 4 Hermann Bahr, Ger... British Library
referencedIn Michael Hutt papers. British Library
creatorOf Brian Houghton Hodgson papers., 1867 British Library
referencedIn (ff. 69). ORIGINAL letters adclressed to Sir H. M. Elliot; 1837-1853. Among the writers are:-1. E[dward] A[nderdon] Reade; Goruckpore, 23 Feb. 1844, f. 1. 2. [Dr.] A[loys] Sprenger, Principal of the College of Delhi; 25 Jan. 1847-29 June, 1849, ff..., 1837-1853 British Library
creatorOf Brian Houghton Hodgson papers., 1820-1858 British Library
referencedIn Papers of John Adam, Bengal Civil Service 1796-1825, member of Supreme Council of India 1819-25, Acting Governor-General of India 1823, 1794-1825 British Library
referencedIn Records of the East India Company Library (1801-58) and its successor the India Office Library (1858-1982), with a few records of Oriental and India Office Collections of the British Library (1982-), 1801-1994 British Library
creatorOf Brian Houghton Hodgson papers., 1860 British Library
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Katmandu, Nepal
Nepaul, E. India
Himalaya Mountains, Tibet
Almora, United Provinces
Bengal, India
China, Asia
Tibet, Asia
Tanjore, Madras
Nepal, Asia
Hyderabad State, India
Surat, Bombay
Gaya, Bihar
Bharatpur State, India
Burma, Asia
Nepal, Asia
Iran, Asia
India, Asia
Singapore, Asia
Jaipur State, India
India, Asia
Arakan, Burma
Gwalior State, India
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Manuscripts, Sanskrit
Buddhism
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Birth 1800-02-01

Death 1894-05-23

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