'Correspondentie van Willem III en van Hans Willem Bentinck, eersten Graaf van Portland', uitgegeven door N. Japikse. Rijks Geschiedkundige Publicaien. Kleine Serie 23, 24, 26, 27, 28 ('s-Gravenhage : Nijhoff, 1927-1937)

Scope and Content

The first two volumes provide full transcriptions of a large proportion of the material now held by Manuscripts and Special Collections as the papers of Hans Willem Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland (Pw A). There is a general introduction in Dutch and English. The papers themselves are in a variety of languages, predominantly Dutch, French, English, German and Latin. The remaining three volumes provide full transcriptions of relevant material found in other archive repositories.

Administrative / Biographical History

In the 1920s the Dutch scholar N. Japikse transcribed and published the papers of Hans Willem Bentinck, 1st Earl of Portland, which were at that time held at Welbeck Abbey.


No archival arrangement has been necessary.

Access Information

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements


Conditions Governing Use

Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in writing from the Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections

Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational and private study purposes only, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

Custodial History

These volumes were received along with the papers of the 1st Earl of Portland within the Portland (Welbeck) collection (Pw A).

Related Material

1st Earl of Portland's papers (Pw A). Individual catalogue descriptions within Pw A indicate whether there is a transcription present in these volumes.