Intellectual History Datasets

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Scope and Content

Study Number 4077: Jeremy Bentham, 1748 to 1832 - transcripts of original manuscripts: The data represent a full transcription of a small proportion of the 60,000 manuscripts of Bentham's writing held in University College London Library and includes:

  • Securities Against Misrule
  • Constitutional Code
  • Official Aptitude Maximized: Expense Minimized
  • Book of Fallacies
  • 'Emancipation Spanish' and 'Rid Yourselves of Ultramaria'
  • 'Codification Proposal'
  • 'Writings on Medicine and Poor Relief'
  • Full transcriptions of manuscripts relating to the following subjects: Evidence; Logic; France.
  • Full transcriptions of the following fragments: Colonization Society; Clony an Navy; Definitions of Pain and Pleasure; Auto-icon; Civil Code.

Study Number 6403: Jeremy Bentham, 1748-1832: Additional Transcripts of Original Manuscripts (Bentham's Writings on Spain and Portugal). The data consist of full transcriptions of existing original manuscripts from the Bentham Papers, University College London Library.

Administrative / Biographical History

Study Number 4077: Jeremy Bentham, 1748 to 1832 - transcripts of original manuscripts: The aim of the Bentham Project is to produce a new scholarly edition of the works and correspondence of Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), the influential jurist, philosopher and social scientist, whom A.J.P. Taylor described as 'the most formidable reasoner who ever applied his gifts to the practical questions of administration and politics'.

Study Number 6403: Jeremy Bentham, 1748-1832: Additional Transcripts of Original Manuscripts (Bentham's Writings on Spain and Portugal): The aim of the Bentham Project is to produce a new scholarly edition of the works and correspondence of Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), the influential jurist, philosopher and social scientist, whom A.J.P. Taylor described as 'the most formidable reasoner who ever applied his gifts to the practical questions of administration and politics'. The data in this study relate to Bentham’s writings for Spain and Portugal.

Arrangement

Study Number 4077: Jeremy Bentham, 1748 to 1832 - transcripts of original manuscripts: Contains one thousand one hundred and thirty-two (1132) text files.

Study Number 6403: Jeremy Bentham, 1748-1832: Additional Transcripts of Original Manuscripts (Bentham's Writings on Spain and Portugal): Contains one hundred and eighty two (182) text files.

Conditions Governing Access

Study Number 4077: Jeremy Bentham, 1748 to 1832 - transcripts of original manuscripts: By written application to the History Data Service. A letter of introduction may be required and prospective users will be obliged to sign an undertaking outlining the terms and conditions of access to the research materials.

Study Number 6403: Jeremy Bentham, 1748-1832: Additional Transcripts of Original Manuscripts (Bentham's Writings on Spain and Portugal): The depositor has specified that registration is required and standard conditions of use apply. The depositor may be informed about usage. See terms and conditions for further information.Available to all users based in HE/FE institutions, for not-for-profit educational and research purposes only.

Acquisition Information

Study Number 4077: Jeremy Bentham, 1748 to 1832 - transcripts of original manuscripts: Nicoll, I., University College London, Bentham Project; Rosen, F., University College London, Bentham Project; Schofield, P., University College London, Bentham Project. Sponsored by: Economic and Social Research Council; British Academy; Leverhulme Trust; Wellcome Trust. Grand Number: R000237011.

Study Number 6403: eremy Bentham, 1748-1832: Additional Transcripts of Original Manuscripts (Bentham's Writings on Spain and Portugal): Schofield,P., University College London. Bentham Project. Sponsored by: Economic and Social Research Council. Grant Number: RES-000-23-1342.

Note

This record was compiled by David Borg-Muscat, UK Data Archive.

Record entered by Nadeem Ahmad of Qualidata, UK Data Archive, University of Essex.

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Conditions Governing Use

No part of the History Data Service material may be reproduced, published, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the HDS.

Custodial History

At various dates depositors placed their material with the History Data Service, UK Data Archive.

Additional Information

History Data Service, UK Data Archive, University of Essex.