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Evans-Wentz (W.Y.) Buddhism and Eastern Religions Collection
M0205  
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Description
Collection of Buddhist and other Asian religious texts, the majority of which are 19th century manuscripts. There are also a small number of objects.
Background
Walter Yeeling Evans-Wentz, born February 2, 1878 in Trenton, New Jersey, attended Stanford University where he received his B.A. and his M.A. Evans-Wentz traveled extensively in Mexico, Europe, and the Far East. He spent several years in Tibet where he became a Buddhist monk. He was a pioneer in the field of Tibetan Buddhism and authored several books on the subject.
Extent
20 Linear Feet (27 boxes, one oversize folder)
Restrictions
These materials are believed to be in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use of public domain materials.
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.