Papers of E.S. de Beer

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

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.

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.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were bequeathed to the Friends of the National Libraries, and given to the Library by them in 1992.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Material

The Library also holds some photographs of de Beer (MS. Photogr. c. 19, fols. 1-11, 23-5).