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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 992-992.8

John Evelyn papers

Overview

Manuscripts and letters of English diarist, John Evelyn.

Dates

  • 1650-1704

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

1 linear feet (9 volumes)
Contains manuscripts of Evelyn's writings, commonplace book, letters to others, and personal accounts and documents.

Biographical / Historical

Evelyn was an English diarist.

Arrangement

Arranged in call number order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Various accession numbers. Gift of Carleton R. Richmond, 1955-1965. See items for full accession information.
Title
Evelyn, John, 1620-1706. John Evelyn papers, 1650-1704: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01069

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

Contact:
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