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- Their Footprints Remain: Biomedical Beginnings across the Indo-Tibetan Frontier (pdf file) by Alex McKay International Institute for Asian Studies 2007 Contents page 6(of the pdf) Notes page 250 Bibliography page 286 Index page 304, part of Digital Academic Repository van de Universiteit van Amsterdam
- page 43, has a section in the introduction called The Indian Medical Service and the Subordinate Medical Service.
- Chapter 1 ( page 56) is called Missionary Medicine and the Rise of Kalimpong
- "Henry George "Hank" Baker: An Obituary: 23rd June 1918 – 15th January 2006" by Roger Croston The Tibet Journal Vol. 30/31, No. 4/1, Contributions to the study of Tibetan medicine (Winter 2005 & Spring 2006), pp. 193-196. jstor.org. Register and read online for free, see Miscellaneous tips. Henry Baker was a soldier in the Royal Corps of Signals who came to India in December 1938. In 1941 he was posted to run the radio station at the British Mission in Lhasa and was required to trek across the Himalayas to get to Lhasa. After seven months in Lhasa he was transferred to Sikkim where he remained until November 1945. He was was one of the last European eyewitnesses of the old Tibet.
- Abstract of an article "‘It seems he is an Enthusiast about Tibet’: Lieutenant-Colonel James Guthrie, OBE (1906–71)" by Alex McKay, Journal of Medical Biography Volume: 13 issue: 3, page(s): 128-135 Issue published: August 1, 2005. Of the more than 20 officers of the Indian Medical Service who served in Tibet during 1904–50, when British Indian diplomats were stationed in that Himalayan state, James Guthrie was perhaps the most successful both in gaining the goodwill of the Tibetans and in advancing the reputation of medicine there. A Scotsman, Guthrie served in various military hospitals in India before his posting to Gyantse in southern Tibet in 1934–36. In 1945 he was posted to the Tibetan capital of Lhasa as Medical Officer to the British mission there. With his wife, who had nursing experience, he remained there until 1949.
Historical books online
- Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the Journey of Thomas Manning to Lhasa by Clements R Markham Geographical Department, India Office. 1876 Archive.org. At least one missing page was noted. 2nd version [microfilmed] Archive.org. The narrative of George Bogle is dated 1774, and Thomas Manning’s journey was in 1811-12.
- "Remarks on the Religions and Social Institutions of the Bouteas, or Inhabitants of Bhoutan, from the Unpublished Journal of the Late Samuel Davis, Esq. F.R.S. &c", Transactions of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume II (1830), p. 491-517. Google Books
- Article: “Description of Bootan by Samuel Davis, Esq. 1783” Samuel Davis born 1760, became a Cadet in 1780, and was “Draftsman and Surveyor” on Samuel Turner’s mission to Bhutan and Tibet in 1783, although Davis was not able to enter Tibet. royalasiaticsociety.org
- A grammar of the Tibetan language in English : prepared, under the patronage of the Government and the auspices of the Asiatic Society of Bengal by Alexander Csoma De Koros 1831 Archive.org, Digital Library of India Collection. Also available in the digital collection of the University of Macau Books on China Online, 16th – Early 20th Century.
- Account of Koonawur, in the Himalaya [1817-1818] by Captain Alexander Gerard 1841 Archive.org.
- Map of Koonawur, front of book. Koonawur was situated between the north of India and Chinese Tartary.
- Narrative of a journey from Caunpoor to the Boorendo pass, in the Himalaya Mountains viâ Gwalior, Agra, Delhi, and Sirhind; by Major Sir William Lloyd. And Captain Alexander Gerard's account of an attempt to penetrate by Bekhur to Garoo, and the Lake Manasarowara: with a letter from the late J.G. Gerard, esq. detailing a visit to the Shatool and Boorendo passes, for the purpose of determining the line of perpetual snow on the southern face of the Himalaya. Ed. by George Lloyd, published 1840. Volume I [1821-1822] Google Books. Volume II Captain Alexander Gerard’s Narrative 1821 Archive.org. Article about the book, page 421 The Monthly Review, From January To April Inclusive. 1840 Google Books.
- Letters from India : describing a journey in the British dominions of India, Tibet, Lahore, and Cashmere, during the years 1828, 1829, 1830, 1831, undertaken by order of the French government by Victor Jacquemont, Museum of Natural History, Paris. Volume I, Volume II Archive.org
- "Tibet" page 254 Introduction to the Geography and History of India, and of the Countries Adjacent by Alfred Radford Symonds . Printed for Bishop Corrie's Grammar School, American Miission Press, Madras 1845 Google Books.
- Western Himalaya and Tibet : a narrative of a journey through the mountains of northern India, during the years 1847-8 by Thomas Thomson, Assistant Surgeon Bengal Army 1852 Archive.org
- The Adventures of a Lady in Tartary, Thibet, China, and Kashmir. ... With an account of the Journey from the Punjab to Bombay overland. ... Also an account of the Mahableshwur and Neilgherry Mountains, etc. by Mrs Hervey 1853. The Himalayan part of the journey took place March, 1850 to October, 1851. In three volumes:
- Volume I, Volume II, Volume III Google Books
- Volume I, Volume II, Volume III British Library Digital Collection. Images can be rotated.
- Some sources give her names as Eleanor Louisa, Mrs Thomas Kibble. However, another source gives her as Julia Harvey, born 1825, the daughter of William Morton an engineer and his wife Juliana.  There was a marriage in Cawnpore 10 September 1845 of Julian Susan Morton , age 20, to Edward Harvey, Captain 10th Light Cavalry. He appears to be still alive in the late 1850s, so if this identification was correct, she did not undertake the journey due to widowhood. Article about the book by Christina Stoltz exploringtibet.wikischolars.columbia.edu
- Diary of a Pedestrian in Cashmere and Thibet by Captain Knight , Forty-Eighth Regiment 1863 Archive.org
- Sikkim. With hints on mountain and jungle warfare. Exhibiting also the facilities for opening commercial relations through the state of Sikhim with Central Asia, Thibet, and western China by Colonel J. C. Gawler 1873 HathiTrust Digital Library. Also available as a pdf download PAHAR Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset.
- The Mishmee Hills : an account of a journey made in an attempt to penetrate Thibet from Assam to open new routes for commerce by T.T. Cooper 1873 Archive.org. British Library Digital Collection with possibly better images (rotatable)
- Report on a visit to Sikhim and the Thibetan frontier in October, November, and December 1873 by J. Ware Edgar, Offg. Deputy Commissioner of Darjeeling. 1874 Hathi Trust Digital Library.
- The Roof of the World : being a narrative of a journey over the high plateau of Tibet to the Russian Frontier and the Oxus Sources on Pamir by Lieutenant-Colonel T E Gordon, Honorary Aide-De-Camp to the Viceroy of India, lately attached to the Special Mission to Kashghar 1876 Archive.org
- Routes in Asia. Office of Quarter Master General in India. Section 6. pt. 1. Routes in Nepaul. pt. 2. Routes in Bhutan. pt. 3. Routes in Sikhim. Pt 4. Routes in Thibet. pt. 5. Routes in Burmah. pt. 6. Routes between Assam and Burmah compiled ... by H.S. Brownrigg, Rifle Brigade. 1878 Google Books
- The River of Golden Sand: being the Narrative of a Journey through China and Eastern Tibet to Burmah by Captain William Gill R. E. Volume I 1880, Volume II 1880 Condensed [memorial] edition 1883 Archive.org
- Journey to Lhasa and Central Tibet by Sarat Chandra Das of the Bengal Educational Service. 1902. Archive.org. A journey in 1881-1882. Sarat Chandra Das exploringtibet.wikischolars.columbia.edu
- Indian Pandits in the Land of Snow by Sarat Chandra Das 1893 Archive.org
- Hindu-Koh: wanderings and wild sport on and beyond the Himalayas by Major General Donald Macintyre, VC, late Prince of Wales Own Goorkhas 1889 edition, 1891 edition Archive.org. Includes Tibet.
- Where three empires meet : a narrative of recent travel in Kashmir, Western Tibet, Gilgit, and the adjoining countries by E F Knight. New Edition 1894 (first published March 1893) Archive.org.
- With a Map
- Diary of a Journey across Tibet by Captain Hamilton Bower 17th Bengal Cavalry 1894 Archive.org. With a Map of Tibet. The author was accompanied by Dr W G Thorold, Indian Medical Service.
- The Buddhism of Tibet : or, Lamaism, with its mystic cults, symbolism and mythology, and in its relation to Indian Buddhism by L Austine Waddell, Surgeon-Major HM Bengal Army 1895 Archive.org
- Among the Himalayas by Major L A Waddell, Indian Army Medical Corps. 1899 edition 2nd edition 1900 Archive.org
- Through Unknown Tibet by M S Wellby Capt. 18th Hussars 1898 Archive.org
- Journey to Tibet and China, "The Travels of Risaldar Shahzad Mir Khan" with Capt. M S Wellby 18th Hussars 1895-1896, page 543 Journal of the United Service Institution of India, Volume 62, 1932 Archive.org
- Central Asia and Tibet. Towards the holy city of Lassa by Sven Hedin 1903 Volume I, Volume II Archive.org.
- Tibet The Mysterious by Col. Sir Thomas H Holdich 1906 Archive.org
- Adventure, sport and travel on the Tibetan steppes by N W Fergusson 1911 Archive.org
- In Farthest Burma: The record of an arduous journey of exploration and research through the unknown frontier territory of Burma and Tibet by Captain F Kingdon Ward, late Indian Army Reserve of Officers, attached 1/116th Mahrattas. 1921 Archive.org. With a Map. The journey took place in 1914.
- Shelton of Tibet by Flora Beal Shelton 1923 Archive.org. Dr Albert Leroy Shelton, 1875-1922, was a medical missionary, for the Foreign Christian Missionary Society of Cincinnati, USA, until killed by bandits.
- "The amazing adventures of Sue in Tibet and her creator" by Tricia Kehoe 16 March 2016. BBC News. Dorris Shelton Still was the daughter of Dr Albert Shelton and his wife Flora, and spent her childhood in Tibet.
- The Jewel In The Lotus by Sir Basil John Gould 1957. Archive.org, Digital Library of India Collection (catalogued 1921). Full title: The Jewel in the Lotus: Recollections of an Indian Political. Gould's Wikipedia page advises he joined the Indian Civil Service in 1907, and served as a Political Officer in Sikkim, Bhutan and Tibet from 1935 to 1945.
- Tibet A Chronicle Of Exploration by John Macgregor 1970. Archive.org version, mirror from Digital Library of India.
- The Pundits : British Exploration of Tibet and Central Asia by Derek Waller catalogued 1988, other indications are 1990. Pdf download, PAHAR Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset. If download button does not display, locate under Books/Tibet.
- Trespassers on the Roof of the World : the Secret Exploration of Tibet by Peter Hopkirk 1995. Archive.org Lending Library. Peter Hopkirk was with The Times of London for nineteen years, as chief reporter and Middle and Far East specialist.
- Snippet Search result from In Their Own Words: British Women Writers and India, 1740-1857 by Rosemary Raza 2006 Google Books