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Bridging Worlds: Buddhist Words and Works

Cornell University Library celebrates the historic visit of the Dalai Lama to Ithaca, New York, October 2007 with Bridging Worlds: Buddhist Words and Works, exhibition. This exhibition explores the larger context of Buddhism, sweeping across Asia, from northeastern India to the Himalayas, Indonesia, and Japan, and many points in between.


Treasures of the Asia Collections

The exhibition is designed to showcase some of the many items in the Cornell University Library's collection documenting the cultures of Asia.


Southeast Asia Web Exhibits and Collections at Cornell

Southeast Asia VisionsSoutheast Asia Visions

A comprehensive online collection of 335 Western travel accounts of Southeast Asia (1633-1923) from the holdings of the Echols Collection on Southeast Asia.
Claire Holt Papers, 1930-1969

The Claire Holt Papers comprise approximately 1,780 slides of Indonesia, which were created for the Cornell Indonesian Arts Project.
posterartSoutheast Asia Poster Art

These posters are samples of thousands produced in the last twenty years. Some are forlorn pleas for peace in wartorn lands, and many are political statements.

Peddlers, Pirates and Prostitutes

Treasures of the Asia Collections

The Book in Southeast Asia