Edward Conze Papers

Scope and Content

The papers relate to translation, philosophy, and studies of Buddhist thought.

Administrative / Biographical History

This collection consists of essays, translations and philosophical writings on the subject of Buddhism, specifically Buddhism in India and Tibet, as studied by Dr. Edward Conze. The majority of the work is in Sanskrit.


This collection is held in the Library Store and may need to be requested a week before viewing.

Access Information

Accessible to all bona fide readers.

Acquisition Information

These papers were given to the University of Bristol by the estate of Edward Conze.


Compiled by Martin Hall, Assistant Archivist, University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections.

Other Finding Aids

Typescript catalogue available in Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission must be obtained to copy materials.