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Ellis Family papers


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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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.

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.

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

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

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Mary A. Crauderueff
Finding Aid Date
February, 2016
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Collection Inventory

Land and Legal documents.
Box 12
Correspondence and Personal documents.
Box 12
Box 12

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