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.
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.
The papers were bequeathed to the Friends of the National Libraries, and given to the Library by them in 1992.Access Conditions
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A full description is available in the Library.Related Units of Description
The Library also holds some photographs of de Beer (MS. Photogr. c. 19, fols. 1-11, 23-5).
Editors | 20th century
De Beer | Esmond Samuel | 1895-1990 | historical scholar and editor