Evelyn, John, 1620-1706

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Evelyn was an English diarist.

From the description of Papers, 1650-1704. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122613646

From the guide to the Papers, 1650-1704., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

English diarist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : [n.p.], to [Thomas Tension], 1680 Nov. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270531563

From the description of Autograph signature cut from a letter : White Hall, 1673 Dec. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270534563

From the description of Letter signed (retained copy) : Sayers Court, to [Robert Boyle], 1674 Jun. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270537980

John Evelyn (1620-1706), the virtuoso, was a student at the Middle Temple and fellow commoner at Balliol, Oxford, before joining Charles I in 1642 and travelling. Later in life he helped to found the Royal Society. His literary works include his Diary, which was first published in 1818 and 1819. For fuller details of his career see the Dictionary of National Biography

From the guide to the Letters of John Evelyn, 1687-1699, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

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creatorOf Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667. Autograph letter signed : Portmore [Ireland], to John Evelyn, 1659/60 Feb. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn William Upcott papers, 1650-1881. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Nicolson, William, 1655-1727. Autograph letter signed : Salkeld, to John Evelyn, 1699 Dec. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703. Miscellaneous papers of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn, 1656-1700. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Sir Geoffrey Langdon Keynes: Personal Papers and Correspondence, c. 1906 - 1982 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Richard Bentley: Letter to John Evelyn, 1697 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Transcript of the Diary of John Evelyn, 20th century (transcript of 17th- and 18th-century originals) Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
creatorOf Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703. Letter signed : Navy Office, Greenwich, to Mr. [John?] Evelyn, 1665 Dec. 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Character of forest trees, circa 1817. Yale University, Yale Center for British Art
creatorOf Bowman, Francis E. (Francis Ezra), 1902-1981. Papers, 1930-1950. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Orde, James P. Correspondence of James P. Orde, 1823-1842. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Papers, 1650-1704. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Evelyn, John, 1620-1706,. Deed of covenant between Mr Evelyn, Mr Tufnaile and Mr Vokins as to fee farme rent. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf White, Robert. Cupid's banishment : a maske presented to Her Maiesty by younge gentlewomen of the Ladies Hall, in Deptford, Greenwich the 4th of May 1617 : manuscript on paper, probably in the autograph of Robert White, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Evelyn, John, 1620-1706. Letter signed (retained copy) : Sayers Court, to [Robert Boyle], 1674 Jun. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Books from the library of Amos Bronson Alcott, 1579-1893. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Blackstone, William, Sir, 1723-1780. An Abridgement of Architecture, 1743. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Rawlins, Thomas, 1620?-1670,. Autograph letter signed from Thomas Rawlins, written from debtors' prison, "The Hole in St. Martin's", to John Evelyn [manuscript], 1657/8 February 27. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Evelyn, John, 1620-1706. Papers, 1650-1704. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Wilberforce, Samuel, 1805-1873. Introduction to The life of Mrs. Godolphin by John Evelyn, [ca. 1847]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Upcott, William, 1779-1845. William Upcott papers, 1650-1881. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Godolphin, Sidney Godolphin, Earl of, 1645-1712. Autograph letter signed : Windsor, to John Evelyn [grandson of the diarist], 1707 July 31. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Miscellaneous papers of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn, 1656-1700. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798,. Receipt from Thomas Pennant to Mr. Cadell, bookseller, The Strand, London [manuscript], 1776 September 10. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Johnsonian Miscellanies, extra-illustrated, 1538-1900 (inclusive);, 1738-1866 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Letters of John Evelyn, 1687-1699 GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Wilberforce, Samuel, 1805-1873. Introduction to The life of Mrs. Godolphin by John Evelyn, [ca. 1847]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Evelyn, John, 1620-1706. Letter, 1703 Dover, England [to] Henry Wise, England. Cincinnati History Library, Cincinnati Museum Center
referencedIn Miscellaneous photostatic and photographic reproductions of manuscripts, circa, 1900-1999 Houghton Library.
creatorOf Evelyn, John, 1620-1706. Autograph letter signed with initials : [n.p.], to [Thomas Tension], 1680 Nov. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Fonds Edward Gordon Craig Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
referencedIn Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Evelyn, John, 1620-1706. Signature to letter : Whitehall, to Samuel Pepys, (1680) Jun. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John Evelyn: Papers, 17th-20th century Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Liardet family. Papers, ca. 1855-1963 [manuscript]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn Henri Louis Duhamel du Monceau papers, 1716-1789, 1716-1789 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Duhamel du Monceau, M., 1700-1789. Papers, 1716-1789. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn John Aubrey's 'Monumenta Britannica', 1665-93 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
creatorOf Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667. Letters : to John Evelyn, 1656 Apr. 16 and July 19. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Evelyn, John, 1620-1706. Letter [n.d.], St. James Place, to an unidentified person [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Evelyn, John, 1620-1706. Autograph signature cut from a letter : White Hall, 1673 Dec. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936,. George A. Plimpton collection of portraits, ca. 1550-1920. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf England and Wales. Parliament. House of Lords. [Document, 1647 Nov. 17 on the Nonesuch Frigate] / Lords ... and Admiralty. Smith College, Neilson Library
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associatedWith Bowman, Francis E. (Francis Ezra), 1902-1981. person
associatedWith Boyle, Robert, 1627-1691, person
associatedWith Carew Raleigh person
associatedWith Carleton R. Richmond person
associatedWith Carleton R. Richmond, Esq. person
associatedWith Craig, Edward Gordon (1872-1966) person
associatedWith Duhamel du Monceau, M., 1700-1782 person
associatedWith Duhamel du Monceau, M., 1700-1789. person
associatedWith England and Wales. Parliament. House of Lords. corporateBody
associatedWith Evaline Gertrude Parker and Esmond Samuel de Beer. person
associatedWith Evelyn family family
associatedWith Evelyn, John person
associatedWith Godolphin, Sidney person
associatedWith Godolphin, Sidney Godolphin, Earl of, 1645-1712. person
correspondedWith Hill, George Birkbeck Norman, 1835-1903 person
associatedWith John Aubrey, 1626-1697 person
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith John Tufnaile person
associatedWith Liardet family. family
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Nicolson, William, 1655-1727. person
associatedWith Orde, James P. person
associatedWith Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798, person
associatedWith Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703. person
associatedWith Plimpton, George A. (George Arthur), 1855-1936, person
associatedWith Plot Robert 1640-1696 person
correspondedWith Rawlins, Thomas, 1620?-1670, person
associatedWith Samuel Pepys person
associatedWith Samuel Wilbrforce person
associatedWith Sir Geoffrey Langdon Keynes person
associatedWith Sir Walter Raleigh. person
associatedWith Taylor, Jeremy, 1613-1667. person
associatedWith Tenison, Thomas, 1636-1715, person
associatedWith Thoresby Ralph 1658-1725 person
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845. person
associatedWith White, Robert. person
associatedWith Wilberforce, Samuel, 1805-1873. person
associatedWith Wise, Henry. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Great Britain History 1660-1714
Subject
English literature--Early modern, 1500-1700
Letters 17th century
Occupation
Diarists
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Birth 1620-10-31

Death 1706-02-27

Britons

English,

Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

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