John Evelyn (1620-1706) was a diarist, traveller, numismatist, antiquary and gardener. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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).
The transcript was given to the Library by E.S. de Beer in 1956.Access Conditions
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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.
Beer | Esmond Samuel de | 1895-1990 | Historical Scholar and Editor
Evelyn | John | 1620-1706 | Diarist, Traveller, Numismatist, Antiquary, and Gardener
Parker | Evaline Gertrude | fl 1911 | Antiquary