Authors of letters suggest various Tibetan scholars who might be able to analyze the scroll; Benton mentions that he read in the news about a Yale professor who had been awarded an honorary degree for his studies of Tibet.
A letter in which Benton solicits Mumford for suggestions on scholars to contact to help with the interpretation of a scroll brought back from Nepal by his friend, Chester Bowles.
Needham mentions that the thangka may come from Sera Monastery, Lhasa, Tibet.
Letter updating EB on the status of Needham's research on Bowles' thangka.
Bowles is pleased that Needham will be studying his "scroll" and expresses concern over whether or not the scroll should be kept in his home.
A descriptive account of the trip taken by Chester Bowles, his family, and associates from the American Embassy to Nepal for the "presentation of credentials." Includes descriptions of Nepali landscape, Kathmandu, and Nepali culture and traditions.
Bowles writes to Babb about the thangka that he has in position, noting that it was a "personal gift" form the King of Nepal.