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174 boxes, containing approximately 60,000 items of manuscript (and some printed) material, consisting of drafts of published and unpublished works, memoranda, notes and some of Bentham's correspondence. Bentham MSS., UCL

Correspondence and papers of the Bentham family. Ten bound volumes of the correspondence contain many letters to and from Jeremy, including let­ters exchanged with his brother Samuel. Five volumes are manuscripts of his works, and others contain tour journals and miscellaneous papers. BL Add. MSS. 33537-33564, 37520.

Bentham's writings on religion. BL Add. MSS. 29806-29809.

Correspondence with Jabez Henry and others relating to international law BL Add. MS 30151

Letters to John Tyrrell BL Add. MS 34661

Letters to Nicholas Vansittart BL Add. MS 31235

King's College, Cambridge.
A collection of 15 letters to various correspondents, 1768-1830, two letters to him, and three fragments of manu­scripts of his work.

Queen's College, Oxford.
Notes on William Blackstone's lectures.

Trinity College, Cambridge.
Correspondence and papers.

Balliol College, Oxford.
Letters to David Urquhart.

Bodleian Library, Oxford
Correspondence with Sir Francis Burdett. Letters to William Wilberforce.

Bibliothèque Publique et Universitaire, Geneva.
Dumont Archive.

Dr Williams's Library, London.
Letters to Henry Crabb Robinson.

NRA, private collection.
Letters to Reginald Pole Carew.

Internet Sources:

UCL website

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/Bentham-Project/: The official website of the Bentham Project, the world centre for Bentham Studies whose main activity is the production of the new authoritative edition of The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham:

A research project within the Bentham Project will produce, in late 2006, a searchable database containing a definitive catalogue of the Bentham Papers. This will be linked from the Bentham Project home page.

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/Library/special-coll/bentham.shtml: UCL Library Services Special Collection, The Bentham Papers.

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ls/specdig/searchres.php: Digital images of Bentham manuscripts from the UCL Library Services Special Collections website.

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/Bentham-Project/info/bibliog.htm : Bentham bibliography.

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/Bentham-Project/info/wwwtexts.htm : Bentham texts online.

Printed Material
The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham , ed. J. H. Burns (1961–79), J. R. Dinwiddy (1977–83), F. Rosen (1983-94), F. Rosen and P. Schofield (1995–2003), P. Schofield (2003–), London and Oxford.

This edition, in approximately seventy volumes , will collect Bentham's writings from both his manuscripts and his pub­lished works.

Since 1968, twenty six volumes of the new Collected Works have been published under the auspices of the Bentham Committee, eight by the Athlone Press and eighteen by Oxford University Press. Twelve volumes of correspondence and fourteen of works have been issued.

See: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/Bentham-Project/Publications/public.htm

OUP: http://www.oup.co.uk/search/?view=searchresults&field-6556=The+Collected+Works+of+Jeremy+Bentham

Jeremy Bentham's Economic Writings, ed. Werner Stark, 3 vols. (London, 1952-1954).
A compilation of his work on economics from manuscripts and published works

Handlists and finding aids.

ALEXANDER TAYLOR MILNE, Catalogue of the Manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham in the Library of University College (London, 1937, 2nd ed. 1962 )

DOUGLAS LONG , The manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham, a chronological index to the collection in the Library of University College London, ( London, 1981)

A Bibliographical Catalogue of the Works of Jeremy Bentham ( Tokyo, (1989, Chuo UL)

A complete microfilm of the Bentham Papers is available at UCL Special Collections.

New Palgrave; ODNB; ESS; IESS


T. Frye, oils, c.1761, NPG; British school, oils, c.1790, UCL Sculpture: Pierre Jean David (David d'Angers), marble bust, 1828, Senate House Library, University of London.