Gene Smith Library

  • The Opening of the Gene Smith Library in Chengdu Paid Member

    Gene Smith (1936 - 2010), a great scholar that is widely revered and beloved for his life's work of preserving a vast amount of Tibetan literature, was honored in China yesterday with the opening of the Gene Smith Library at the Minorities University in Chengdu, to whom he had bequeathed his collection of Tibetan texts. The following was posted yesterday on the travel blog of Jeff Watt, director of Himalayan Art Resources, after attending the opening ceremony of the Gene Smith Library in Chengdu, China, More »