Edward Harvey Diary

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Diary/memo book, 1858-61, including an account of friends' voyage to New York (MSS.219).

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Harvey worked as a letter carrier in London during the late 1850s and early 1860s.

Reference: Accessions file for MSS.219

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Archivist's Note

Extracts from the diary were published in 1991, as A postman's round, 1858-61 . An authority file exists for Edward Harvey (GB 152 AAR0945).

Conditions Governing Use

The photocopying of the diary in its entirety is forbidden.

Custodial History

The diary was purchased by the Centre in December 1980.