Transcript of the Diary of John Evelyn
Line by line transcript of the diary of John Evelyn, 1620-1706, made by Miss E.G. Parker and E.S. de Beer for de Beer's edition of the diary (6 vols., Oxford, 1955).
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Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 335].
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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 335-337
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 8516
Biographical / Historical
John Evelyn (1620-1706) was a diarist, traveller, numismatist, antiquary and gardener. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 43782-4.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The transcript was given to the Library by E.S. de Beer in 1956.
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