Correspondence and papers of Harry Evershed

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      GB 7 TR EVE
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      19 documents

Scope and Content

Consists of correspondence and papers of Harry Evershed relating to his work as engineer demonstrating steam ploughing and draining equipment in the Middle East 1883-1890; catalogues of agricultural machinery including for steam engines, traction engines and road rollers acquired by Harry Evershed and John William Evershed, working for Bomford and Evershed 1900-1905

Administrative / Biographical History

The papers were inherited from a fourth cousin, John William Evershed, who was the son of Harry Evershed, co-founder of Bomford and Evershed, and a nephew of Henry Evershed, a farmer in Surrey and contributor to the Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England during the mid-nineteenth century

Access Information

Available for consultation

Acquisition Information

Deposited in 1990


Compiled by Zoe Watson, March 2004

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A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

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