De Beer's papers include correspondence, papers delivered by de Beer to various societies, and inventories and valuations of the household effects of de Beer.
Papers of E.S. de Beer
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. c. 3114-23, d. 2385
- Dates of Creation1931-90
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description11 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Esmond Samuel de Beer (1895-1990) was the editor of John Evelyn's diary and John Locke's letters. Details are given in Who Was Who.
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The papers were bequeathed to the Friends of the National Libraries, and given to the Library by them in 1992.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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