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Ellis, Sir Henry (1777-1869) Knight, Principal Librarian of the British Museum, antiquary

GB/NNAF/P159371   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P9226)

Location of Related Collections
Scope1795-1863: corresp and papers
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 6306, 6335, 6363, 6518, 6525, 36298, 36653, 36658, 37034-41, 37938, 38514-15, 38626, 38632, 38650, 41312-15
Other referencesee HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
Scope1777-1869: corresp and papers
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 42137, 42506, 46864C, 48340, 52184, 57521-22, 57557-58, 64065-71, 65155, , 70842-44
Scopec1797-1866: corresp and papers, incl historical collections rel to Oxon
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
Record ReferenceMSS Add A 238; Eng hist f 7; Eng lett d 111, d 122; Eng misc d 91; Autogr f 5
Scopec1850: papers, incl biographical collections (2 vols) rel to early members of the Society of Antiquaries
RepositorySociety of Antiquaries of London
Record ReferenceMSS 270, 732 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referencesee PJ Willetts, Manuscripts in the Society of Antiquaries of London (2000)
Scopenotes and papers, incl observations on Anglo-Saxon literature
RepositoryCambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Record ReferenceAdd 4479-81, 6921-22
Other referencesee Summary guide (1966)
Scopec1800: papers rel to early English history and literature
RepositoryHarvard University: Houghton Library
Record ReferenceMS Eng f 529
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 20129 Harvard Univ MSS
Scopecopies of various printed works with his MS notes and additions
RepositoryBritish Library, Modern English and Reader Services, Humanities and Social Sciences
Other referencesee RC Alston, Books with manuscript (1994), passim
Scopecorresp rel to Ashburnham Library
RepositoryEast Sussex Record Office
Record ReferenceASH link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 1000 Ashburnham
Scope1810-53: letters to Philip Bliss
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 34567-79 passim
Scope1808-33: letters (26) from Francis Douce
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
Record ReferenceMS Douce d 18
Scope1796-1842: letters to Richard Gough and the Nichols family
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 36987
Scopeletters to Matthew Gregson
RepositoryLiverpool Record Office
Record Reference942 HOL
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 17047 Holt
Scope1839-44: letters (11) to James Halliwell-Phillipps
RepositoryEdinburgh University Library, Special Collections
Record ReferenceColl/103 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1825-49: letters (13) to David Laing
RepositoryEdinburgh University Library, Special Collections
Record ReferenceLa III 828, IV 17 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1849-52: corresp with Sir Austen Layard
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 38942-43, 38978-81 passim
Scope1828-52: corresp with Sir Frederic Madden
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceEg MSS 2837-45 passim
Scopec1810-36: letters (113) to JB and JG Nichols
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 57850
Scope1822-50: letters (13) to Sir Robert Peel
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 40345-603 passim
Scope1817-60: letters to TJ Pettigrew
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 56229
Scope1821-57: letters (14) to TJ Pettigrew
RepositoryYale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 18661 Osborn coll
Scope1824-57: letters to Sir Thomas Phillipps
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
Record ReferenceMSS Phillipps-Robinson
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 26260 Phillipps
Scope1831-42: letters to Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
RepositoryLondon University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
Record ReferenceSDUK link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 22241 SDUK
Scope1835-53: corresp with Lord Stanhope
RepositoryKent History and Library Centre
Record ReferenceU1590/C337 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 25095
Scope1827-56: letters to Sir Walter Trevelyan
RepositoryNewcastle University: Special Collections
Record ReferenceWCT
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 12238 Trevelyan
Scope1808-53: letters (10)
RepositoryHuntington Library
Other referencesee Guide to literary MSS 1979

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