ELLIS, FREDERICK STARTRIDGE. Papers re estate, ca. 1884
Frederick Startridge Ellis: Papers Relating to Estate
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Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901.
Papers relating to the estate of Frederick Startridge Ellis.
1 box (.25 linear ft.)
Title devised by cataloger.
Frederick Startridge Ellis was bookseller and author who was for many years the official buyer for the British Museum. He compiled important catalogues of collectors such as Henry Huth, Charles J. J. Heywood, and others. As a publisher on a limited scale, his most important books were works by William Morris and Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
Scope and Contents
Correspondence relating to changes in status of Ellis’ bookselling business after the retirement of his partner, David White. Includes draft of will endorsed 1884.
Unpublished list of items available in repository.
White, David, bookseller of London.
Ellis & White.
Booksellers and bookselling. England. London. 19th century.
Decedents’ estates. England. London. 19th century.
Publishers and publishing. England. London. 19th century.
Occupation (as reflected in collection)
Publishers. England. London. 19th century.
Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York, N.Y. 10022-1098.