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Also including Bhutan.

Also see

Tibet Expedition

External links

  • 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

An account of Tibet : the travels of Ippolito Desideri of Pistoia, S. J., 1712-1727 edited by Filippo de Filippi, with an Introduction by C Wessels SJ 1932. Part of the series The Broadway Travellers. Archive.org Books to Borrow/Lending Library. Other versions, Archive.org but poor illustrations and may be missing some pages.
The High Road to China : George Bogle, the Panchen Lama and the first British expedition to Tibet by Kate Teltscher 2007, first published 2006. Archive.org Books to Borrow/Lending Library. Also available to download PAHAR Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset. If download button does not display, locate under Books/Tibet/2006.
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. [1] 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
On Top of the World–Five Women Explorers in Tibet by Luree Miller 1976. Link to a pdf download Pahar- Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset. If download button does not display, locate under Books/Tibet And China/1976.
Indian Pandits in the Land of Snow by Sarat Chandra Das 1893 Archive.org
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.
The Hunza Nagar Expedition page 112 Reminiscences; the Wanderings of a Yachtsman and War Correspondent by E. F. Knight 1923. HathiTrust Digital Library. This book is also available Pahar-Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset. If the download button does not display, locate under Books/Indian Subcontinent.
Among the Himalayas by Major L A Waddell, Indian Army Medical Corps. 1899 edition 2nd edition 1900 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


  1. Snippet Search result from ‪In Their Own Words: British Women Writers and India, 1740-1857‬ by Rosemary Raza 2006 Google Books