Guide to the Emma P. Ellis, Milliner, Collection [ca. 1890-1920]MG 1585

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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Access Points

Administrative Information

Container List

Postcard, Print and Photographs

Guide to the Emma P. Ellis, Milliner, Collection [ca. 1890-1920]MG 1585Inventory prepared by Shawn Ryan Rosa.

Guide to the Emma P. Ellis, Milliner, Collection
[ca. 1890-1920]

MG 1585



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Inventory prepared by Shawn Ryan Rosa.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. December 2004. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Emma P. Ellis
Title: Emma P. Ellis, Milliner, Collection
Dates[ca. 1890-1920]
Abstract: This collection consists of two photographs, a print, an announcement, and an advertising postcard, all pertaining to the Ellis Milliner shop in Jersey City, N.J. and dating back to the period [ca. 1890-1920].
Quantity: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: MG 1585

Biographical Note

Emma P. Ellis, High Grade Milliner, was located at 500 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey. The business operated in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and offered for sale fine hats, gloves, and other assorted clothing accessories.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of two photographs featuring the storefront of Ellis Milliner, a print depicting an outline of the storefront, a chromolithograph announcement, and an advertising postcard.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Ellis, Emma P.
Subject Organizations:
Ellis Milliner (Jersey City, N.J.)
Subject Topics:
Millinery--New Jersey--Jersey City.
Storefronts--New Jersey--Jersey City.
Subject Places:
Jersey City (N.J.)
Document Types:
Photographs.
Subject Occupations:
Milliners.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1585, Emma P. Ellis, Milliner, Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the New Jersey Historical Society in March 2003.

Processing Information

This collection was acquired with a hat containing the silk label of Ellis Milliner. The hat was transferred to the Museum collection at the New Jersey Historical Society.

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Container List

 

Postcard, Print and Photographs

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Advertising postcard: Featuring an image of a woman wearing an ostrich plume hat. ca. 1890-1920
11Announcement: Announcing the opening of "Spring Season" at Emma P. Ellis, High Grade Milliner, on March 10-12. ca. 1890-1920
11Photographs: Two images (1 large format, mounted) depicting the Ellis Milliner storefront located at 500 Jersey Avenue in Jersey City. ca. 1890-1920
11Print ca. 1890-1920 Depicting an outline of the storefront. (3 ¾ x 4 ¾) ca. 1890-1920

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