ELLIS, FREDERICK STARTRIDGE. Papers re estate, ca. 1884
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Frederick Startridge Ellis: Papers Relating to Estate

RLIN ID No.
NYGG01-A2

Creator
Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901.

Title
Papers relating to the estate of Frederick Startridge Ellis.

Physical Description
1 box (.25 linear ft.)

General Note
Title devised by cataloger.

Historical/Biographical Note
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.

Finding Aid
Unpublished list of items available in repository.

Names
White, David, bookseller of London.
Ellis & White.

Subjects
Booksellers and bookselling. England. London. 19th century.
Decedents’ estates. England. London. 19th century.
Publishers and publishing. England. London. 19th century.

Genres
Wills.

Occupation (as reflected in collection)
Publishers. England. London. 19th century.

Location
Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York, N.Y. 10022-1098.













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