Papers of Hugh Richardson, dating from his period as head of the British and Indian Missions in Lhasa, 1936-40 and 1946-50, together with academic papers and correspondence, 1950-2000.
Papers of Hugh Richardson
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Or. Richardson 1-50
- Dates of Creation1894-2001
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish, and Tibetan.
- Physical Description50 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Hugh Richardson (1905-2001) was an Indian administrator and Tibetologist. See Who Was Who for details.
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).
The papers were bequeathed to the Library. They were received in 2001.
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.