Line by line transcript of the diary of John Evelyn, 1620-1706, made by Miss E.G. Parker and E.S. de Beer for de Beer's edition of the diary (6 vols., Oxford, 1955).
Transcript of the Diary of John Evelyn
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. c. 335-7
- Dates of Creation20th century (transcript of 17th- and 18th-century originals)
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- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Administrative / Biographical History
John Evelyn (1620-1706) was a diarist, traveller, numismatist, antiquary and gardener. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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The transcript was given to the Library by E.S. de Beer in 1956.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 43782-4.