Correspondence and papers of Michael Vaillancourt Aris

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of Michael Vaillancourt Aris relating to his work in the field of Tibetan/Bhutanese and Himalayan studies, 1950s-1990s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Michael Vaillancourt Aris (1946-99) was an orientalist who specialised in Tibetan and Himalayan studies.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 2000.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A handlist to the collection is available in the Oriental Reading Room.

Related Material

The Indian Institute Library also houses the Aris Library for Tibetan and Himalayan Studies.