Ellis Voting Machine Collection
Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
The collection Includes photographs of the Ellis Voting Machine, correspondence from California politicians and journalists endorsing the invention, a photograph of the Ellis family (ca. 1887), and a printed pamphlet for Ellis's brief in a United States Patent Office copyright dispute over the development of the voting machine.
Purchased from Joseph J. Felcone in February 2009 (AM2009-95).
This collection was processed by John Delaney on February 26, 2009. Finding aid written by John Delaney on February 26, 2009. Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.
No appraisal information is available.
- Manuscripts Division
- Finding Aid Date
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.