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Ellis Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-066

Scope and Contents

This collection includes letters, deeds, surveyors' maps, wills, accounts, other; mainly the papers of William Cox Ellis (1787-1871) and Charles Ellis (1800-1874), pertaining to administration of family affairs.

Dates

  • circa 1798-1884

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

William Cox Ellis (May 5, 1787 - December 13, 1871) was born in Fort Muncy, Pennsylvania. He was a lawyer who served in the United States House of Representatives from March 4, 1823 to March 3, 1825. Charles Ellis (1800-1874) was a founding member of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, and served as its fourth president.

Extent

0.44 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

This collection includes letters, deeds, surveyors' maps, wills, accounts, other; mainly the papers of William Cox Ellis (1787-1871) and Charles Ellis (1800-1874), pertaining to administration of family affairs.

Acquisition

The Ellis Family papers were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in May, 1965 by Nancy Morris Wood.

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed February, 2016.

Creator

Title
Ellis Family papers, circa 1798-1884
Author
Mary A. Crauderueff
Date
February, 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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