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Correspondence, tour journals, lecture notes, memoranda and other papers on Poor Laws, the Irish Question and numerous other aspects of his interests, and from the whole period of his life. Also family papers from before and biographical materials from after his life. Nassau Senior papers, NLW

Six volumes of journal, 1853-1863, of tours mainly in France. Bodleian, MS. Eng. Hist. d245-d247, d259-d260, d262.

17 volumes of journal, 1855-1863. Bristol UL

An account of the Poor Law Amendment Bill conference of 1834. London UL, MS. 173.


CHARLES BABBAGE, four letters, 1836. BL Add. MSS. 37189-37201.

JOSEPH HEKEKYAN BEY, seven letters, 1856-1862. BL Add. MS. 37463.

HENRY PETER BROUGHAM, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, 27 letters, 1831-1861. Brougham papers, UCL

EDWIN CHADWICK, six items, 1834-1845. Chadwick papers, UCL

HENRY RICHARD VASSALL Fox, 3rd Baron of Holland, 21 letters, 1851-18G7. BL Add. MS. 52021.

WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE, four letters, 1851-1854. BL Add. MSS. 44370-44382.

GEORGE HAMILTON GORDON, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, three letters, 1842-1859. BL Add. MSS. 43239, 43255.

HENRY GEORGE GREY, 3rd Earl Grey, four letters, 1836-1853. Grey of Howick papers, Durham DP

SAMUEL JONES LOYD, Baron Overstone, two letters, 1840-1852. Overstone papers, London UL, MS. 804.

MACVEY NAPIER, 65 letters, 1841-1847. BL Add. MSS. 34261-34266.

JOHN GORHAM PALFREY, two letters, 1856-1860. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

JOSEPH PARKES, two letters, 1854. Parkes papers, UCL

ADOLPHE QUETELET, 30 letters, 1831-1851. Quetelet papers, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, Brussels.

CHARLES SUMNER, two letters, n.d. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

CHARLES EDWARD POULETT THOMSON, , Baron Sydenham, three letters, 1837. Grey of Howick papers, Durham DP

THOMAS HYDE VILLIERS, two items, 1831. Bodleian, MS. Clar. Dep. c548.

DANIEL WEBSTER, two letters, 1839. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

SIR ROBERT JOHN WILMOT-HORTON, 16 letters, 1829-1836. Catton collection, Derby Borough Library.  

Printed Material

MARIAN BOWLEY, Nassau Senior and Classical Economics ( London, 1937).

SAMUEL L. LEVY, Nassau W. Senior, 1790 – 1864 (Newton Abbot, 1970).

NASSAU w. SENIOR, Industrial Efficiency and Social Economy, ed. S. L. Levy, 2 vols. ( London, 1929).

New Palgrave; ODNB; Boase III 492; ESS XIII 662; IESS XIV 169.

Portraits: BL (P); see Levy (above).