Transcribe Bentham progress update, 23-29 July 2011

By Tim Causer, on 29 July 2011

Welcome to the Transcribe Bentham progress update for the period 23 to 29 July 2011.

1,625 manuscripts have been transcribed, up 25 on last week, which is excellent progress. 1,367 transcripts (84%) are now complete and locked.

The state of play for each Box of material is as follows:

  • Box 2: 174 manuscripts transcribed of 532 (33%)
  • Box 27: 203 of 350 (58%)
  • Box 35: 183 of 439 (42%)
  • Box 50: 30 of 92 (33%)
  • Box 51: 10 of 940 (1%)
  • Box 70: 153 of 250 (44%)
  • Box 71: 102 of 665 (15%)
  • Box 72: 87 of 664 (13%)
  • Box 73: 113 of 156 (72%)
  • Box 79: 20 of 199 (10%)
  • Box 95: 43 of 147 (29%)
  • Box 96: 255 of 539 (47%)
  • Box 115: 221 of 307 (72%)
  • Box 139: 31 of 584 (5%)
  • Overall: 1,625 of the 5,262 (31%) manuscripts uploaded to the website have been transcribed thus far.

This week, Transcribe Bentham was featured in a broadcast by Austrian ORF radio, which can be listened to here (though the interview with TB staff was conducted in English, it is translated into German for this programme).

As always, many thanks to those who have taken part in the project this week; we remain, as ever, hugely grateful for your efforts.