Marie M. Hardee Ellis autograph collection
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Marie M. Hardee Ellis autograph collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Title: Marie M. Hardee Ellis autograph collection
Dates: 1841-1941
Extent: 0.1 cubic feet (2 folders)
Identification: MS 1364

Biographical/Historical Note

Marie M. Hardee Ellis (ca. 1869-1950) was the daughter of John Lewis Hardee (1837-1891) and the grandaughter of Noble Andrew Hardee (1805-1867). She was also the sister of Noble Andrew Hardee (ca. 1865-1928), a Savannah musician who studied both locally and in Germany. Marie Hardee married Charles Ellis and had four children. She died in Savannah, Georgia on October 28, 1950.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one autograph book with the date April 5, 1880 written in the front endpaper and one folder containing loose papers that were found between the autograph book's pages. Entries are in English, French, and German and include both signatures cut from documents and pasted onto the pages as well as entries inscribed directly into the book. Noteworthy signatures in the autograph book include those of Helen Keller (undated), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1877), and President John Tyler (1841). Loose papers include autographed Savannah concert programs for sopranos, Grace Moore (1938) and Lily Pons (1941).


Index Terms

Autograph albums.
Keller, Helen, 1880-1968.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882.
Moore, Grace, 1898-1947.
Pons, Lily, 1898-1976.
Tyler, John, 1790-1862.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Unknown.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Marie M. Hardee Ellis autograph collection, MS 1364, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Unknown.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society 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 researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 

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11Item 1: Autograph book, 1841-1880
This is an autograph book with the date April 5, 1880 written in the front endpaper and one folder containing loose papers that were found between the autograph book's pages. Entries are in English, French, and German and include both signatures cut from documents and pasted onto the pages as well as entries inscribed directly into the book. Noteworthy signatures in the autograph book include those of Helen Keller (undated), Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1877), and President John Tyler (1841).
 
2Item 2: Miscellaneous papers, 1938-1941
Papers include autographed Savannah concert programs for sopranos, Grace Moore (1938) and Lily Pons (1941).