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

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Biography: ODNB link for Ellis, Sir Henry (1777-1869) Knight Principal Librarian of British Museum Antiquary
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P159371 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P9226 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Henry Ellis
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1795-1863: corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
2
1777-1869: corresp and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
c1797-1866: corresp and papers, incl historical collections rel to Oxon
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
4
c1850: papers, incl biographical collections (2 vols) rel to early members of the Society of Antiquaries
Society of Antiquaries of London
See PJ Willetts, Manuscripts in the Society of Antiquaries of London (2000)
5
notes and papers, incl observations on Anglo-Saxon literature
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Summary guide (1966)
6
c1800: papers rel to early English history and literature
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 20129 Harvard Univ MSS
7
copies of various printed works with his MS notes and additions
British Library, Modern English and Reader Services, Humanities and Social Sciences
See RC Alston, Books with manuscript (1994), passim
8
corresp rel to Ashburnham Library
East Sussex Record Office
NRA 1000 Ashburnham
9
1810-53: letters to Philip Bliss
British Library, Manuscript Collections
10
1808-33: letters (26) from Francis Douce
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
11
1796-1842: letters to Richard Gough and the Nichols family
British Library, Manuscript Collections
12
letters to Matthew Gregson
Liverpool Record Office
NRA 17047 Holt
13
1839-44: letters (11) to James Halliwell-Phillipps
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
14
1825-49: letters (13) to David Laing
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
15
1849-52: corresp with Sir Austen Layard
British Library, Manuscript Collections
16
1828-52: corresp with Sir Frederic Madden
British Library, Manuscript Collections
17
c1810-36: letters (113) to JB and JG Nichols
British Library, Manuscript Collections
18
1822-50: letters (13) to Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1817-60: letters to TJ Pettigrew
British Library, Manuscript Collections
20
1821-57: letters (14) to TJ Pettigrew
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
21
1824-57: letters to Sir Thomas Phillipps
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 26260 Phillipps
22
1831-42: letters to Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 22241 SDUK
23
1835-53: corresp with Lord Stanhope
Kent History and Library Centre
NRA 25095
24
1827-56: letters to Sir Walter Trevelyan
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 12238 Trevelyan
25
1808-53: letters (10)
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979