Tibetan Rare Books & Special Collections


Tharchin Collection

Assorted papers of Gegen Dorje Tharchin (1890-1976), founding editor of the Tibet Mirror Press in Kalimpong, India, including subscription lists, financial accounts, correspondence, photos of family and prominent figures, draft publications, etc., and an online version of the Tibet Mirror. See more...

TIN News Review 2001

Tibet Information Network (TIN) Archives

Records from the London headquarters office of the news and research service founded by Robert Barnett and Nick Howen in 1988, including administrative files, TIN publications, and research files on social and poitical conditions in Tibetan regions of the People's Republic of China, primarily from 1989-2001. In process.

Bon-po Canon in Starr Special Collections

Tibetan Canons

Columbia University holds several Tibetan Buddhist canons in print and electronic formats, including the Narthang, Derge, Lhasa Shol, Urga, Gyantse Tenpangma, Peking manuscript edition, etc., as well as editions of the Bonpo Katen.  See more...