Papers of E. S. de Beer, 1931-1990

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Introduction
A   Letters to de Beer from family, friends, and other scholars, including copies of a few letters from him. 19th cent.; 1931-1990
B   Papers by de Beer 1945-1965
C   Inventories and valuations of the household effects, including books and pictures, of E. S. de Beer and Dora and Mary de Beer 1948-1982


Papers of E. S. de Beer, 1931-1990

1931-1990

Abstract:
Papers of Esdmond Samuel de Beer (1895-1990), historical scholar and editor.

Extent: 1.35 Linear metres, 11 shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 3114-23, d. 2385

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.

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 Photographs, including some of de Beer and of L. F. Powell, are MS. Photogr. c. 19, fols. 1-11, 23-5.

Acquisition

Bequeathed, with MS. Facs. e. 54, to the Friends of the National Libraries, and given by them, 1992.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. c. 3114, fols. 1-2].

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Beer | Esmond Samuel | de | 1895-1990 | historical scholar and editor

Subject(s)

Editors -- 20th century

A   Letters to de Beer from family, friends, and other scholars, including copies of a few letters from him. 19th cent.; 1931-1990

Scope and Content

The correspondents include Charles Brasch, R. W. Chapman, James and Virginia Clifford, Sir Geoffrey Keynes, Arnold Muirhead, J. M. Osborn and L. F. Powell

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 3114-20


Andrade - Clarendon Press
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3114
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 144 leaves

Clifford - Davies
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3115
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 111 leaves

de Beer - Hamilton
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3116
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 143 leaves

Hanson - Normanby
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3117
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 102 leaves

Osborn - Sykes
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3118
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 152 leaves

Powell (L. F.)
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3119
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 212 leaves

Tholm - Yates
Date: 19th cent.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3120
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 118 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises

B   Papers by de Beer 1945-1965

Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Eng. d. 2385


Papers delivered by de Beer to various societies
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 2385
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 149 leaves

Scope and Content

On editing, Evelyn, indexing and (fols. 111-49) 'Macaulay on Croker, Boswell and Johnson', 1945-65, n.d.

C   Inventories and valuations of the household effects, including books and pictures, of E. S. de Beer and Dora and Mary de Beer 1948-1982

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 3121-3


Inventories and valuations
Date: 1948, 1954
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3121
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 76 leaves

Inventories and valuations
Date: 1970
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3122
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 80 leaves

Inventories and valuations
Date: 1982
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 3123
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 35 leaves


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