Philipp von Neumann: Diary transcript

Scope and Content

A typewritten copy of the diary of Philipp von Neumann, used by E. Beresford Chancellor in preparing his translated edition. At the front of the first volume is the bookplate of P.B.M. Allan and the inscription 'John D. Pickles Cambridge June 1974'.

  • Vol. I: 1819-1827
  • Vol. II: 1828-1835
  • Vol. III: 1836-1842
  • Vol. IV: 1843-1850

Administrative / Biographical History

Philipp von Neumann (1781-1851) was a diplomat in London.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Dr J.D. Pickles, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1983.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids



The diary of Philipp von Neumann, 1819-1850, translated and edited by E. Beresford Chancellor, was published in two volumes, London, 1928.