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Guide to the Henry Hiram Ellis Papers, 1861-1898
BANC MSS C-B 653  
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Description
Mainly correspondence to Ellis as Chief of Police, San Francisco. Also miscellaneous papers, invitations, programs and tickets.
Background
Henry Hiram Ellis came to California in 1849 from Maine, was a gold miner and captain of several vessels before coming to San Francisco as policeman in 1855. He worked his way up in the Police Force and was elected chief of Police in 1875.
Extent
Number of containers: 1 box
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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.
Availability
Collection is open for research.