The Ellis Papers were donated by Dr. Ellis in 1994. They comprise two boxes of
correspondence, manuscripts and technical notes on both bacteriophage and the Caltech
vitamin plan, plus biographical material. They cover the time period of 1925 through
Emory L. Ellis took the entrance exam to Caltech in 1924 and entered as a freshman in
1925. Born in Grayville, Illinois on October 29, 1906, he was living in San Diego at the
time of his application to Caltech.
Copyright has not been assigned to the California Institute of Technology Archives. All
requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing
to the Head of the Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the
California Institute of Technology Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not
intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be
obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research.