The Treasury of Lives

Resources

Standards & Guidelines

Style guidelines for biographical essays, transliteration schema, and submission forms are available here

Paintings

The Treasury of Lives annotates portraits of historical people. We currently feature only paintings in the collection of the Rubin Museum of Art. The interactive images allow users to identify figures and click through to their biographies. These are all available to copy and embed in external websites, preserving the links to the biographies on the Treasury.

Maps & Places

Download high-quality, open-source maps of major regions of the Tibetan Plateau.

Timelines

Learn about the history of Tibet through biographical timelines across the centuries.

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Data Exports

Data exports for subscribers in CSV format. For a custom data request, please contact subscription@treasuryoflives.org. Data exports are dynamically generating using the most current data available.

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Classroom Support

Bibliographies, Lesson Plans and Syllabi for classroom use. 

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Advanced Search

A faceted search of people and place records on The Treasury of Lives

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Custom Map Tool

Create a custom map view by choosing place records. Geodata exportable in CSV format.