Edward Ellershaw papers, 1889-1943

Abstract

Biographical materials and correspondence pertaining to Edward Ellershaw and his time at the University of Kentucky.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Edward Ellershaw papers, 1889-1943
Creator
Ellershaw, Edward
Extent
0.22 cubic feet (1 box)
Subjects
Ellershaw, Edward.
Patterson, James Kennedy, 1833-1922.
University of Kentucky.
Lexington (Ky.)
Nova Scotia.
Students -- Kentucky -- Lexington.
Arrangement
This collection is arranged by subject in five folders.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by Jennifer Queen in September 2006 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Encoded by
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
British born Edward Ellershaw was a State College of Kentucky alumnus, class of 1889. He was a personal friend of President James K. Patterson, who personally recruited Ellershaw to the College. He was admitted to the Bar and attended Middle Temple of London beginning in June 1892. He was a retired Captain in the British Army and served nearly two-and-a-half years during the Boer war, during which he was awarded a medal with five clasps.
Scope and Content
The Edward Ellershaw papers consists of five UK President Patterson's letters to Ellershaw (1892-1922), a collection of Ellershaw's student papers and transcripts of student orations (1887-1889), miscellaneous news clippings about Ellershaw, and a transcript of a conversation with Ellershaw, done from memory by former UK archivist Ezra L. Gillis.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Contents of the Collection

Biography, 1941

  • Box 1, file 1
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Correspondence, 1892-1922

  • Box 1, file 2
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Newspaper Clippings, 1896-1955

  • Box 1, file 3
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Photographs, 1943-1948

  • Box 1, file 4
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Writings and Publications, 1887-1889

  • Box 1, file 5
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