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

Collection on Lama Govinda

Lama Anagarika Govinda (1898-1985), was founder of the order of the Arya Maitreya Mandala and a teacher of Buddhist meditation, as well as a painter and poet. For many years, Lama Govinda lived in Sri Lanka and then India, offering spiritual direction to a great number of western Buddhist students.

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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...

Meg McLagan Papers

Lhasa Neighborhood Committee Number Three Records

TIN News Review 1998

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.