Csoma Archive of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Documentary heritage submitted by Hungary and recommended for inclusion in the Memory of the World Register in 2009.
Alexander Csoma de Kőrös (c. 1784-1842) a Hungarian scholar was the first to interpret the cultural heritage of the Tibetan people to Europe . He compiled the first Tibetan-English Dictionary of scientific value together with a Grammar of the Tibetan Language (1834). With his scholarly work he became the founder of Tibetan studies, a new discipline of Oriental studies.