Intellectual History Archive

Institute of Intellectual History

East India College Files

Various files pertaining to East India College where Malthus became Professor of History and Political Economy in 1805, including notes on those who taught, worked or studied there, exam papers, and correspondence.

James Archive IV 1, pp. 4356-4668
James Archive IV 1, pp. 4356-4668
One file labelled 'East India Coll[ege], I[ndia] O[ffice] R[ecords] and M[althus]'s Pamphlets' consisting of notes and photocopies of pamphlets, articles, reviews, letters, exam papers, and the minutes of meetings relating to the conduct of the College taken from the India Office Records. There are also notes and annotated photocopies of Malthus's pamphlets on the College and the transcript of a letter signed by Malthus.
James Archive IV 2, pp. 4669-4958
James Archive IV 2, pp. 4669-4958
One file labelled 'East India College Individuals' containing notes from the memoirs of those who taught, worked, or were students at the college, including Le Bas, John and George Turner Venn, Mary Roper, John Dunbar, Augustus Bosanquet, Charles and Robert Grant, Brian Hodgson, Benjamin Babington, and Charles Stewart, some of these being Malthus's students. There are also reports from The Times on the college, as well as notes and photocopies of the Inverarity MSS held at the Marshall Library, Cambridge.
James Archive IV 3, pp. 4959-5010
James Archive IV 3, pp. 4959-5010
One unlabelled file containing the printed examination papers set at the East India College during the period in which Malthus taught there.
James Archive IV 4, pp. 5011-5075
James Archive IV 4, pp. 5011-5075
One file labelled 'Edgeworth Letters from E[ast] I[ndia] College' containing copies of letters from M. Pakenham Edgeworth while a student at the College
James Archive IV 5, pp. 5076-5291
James Archive IV 5, pp. 5076-5291
One file labelled 'Mackintosh Papers from Keele' containing correspondence about and copies of letters and extracts from diaries in the papers of Sir James Mackintosh, Malthus's friend and colleague at the East India College, now held in the Wedgwood archive at Keele University.