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Robert Spurrier Ellison papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 568

Scope and Contents

Microfilmed copies of handwritten and typescripts of interview notes, correspondence, general notes, and lists. The materials relate primarily to the Indian wars of North America from 1866 to 1895. The original materials reside in the Ellison--Camp collection at the Denver Public Library. The items were initialy created and collected by Walter Mason Camp with some materials generated by Robert Ellison. Also included are typescripts of some of the items.


  • 1865-1925


Conditions Governing Access

Some copyright restrictions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Robert Spurrier Ellison papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

Ellison (1875-1947) was a prominent Colorado lawyer, businessman, politician, historian, and author.


1 microfilm reel (0.15 linear ft.)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Finding aid available in repository.

Other Finding Aids

Item-level inventory avalible online.

Custodial History

Donated by the Dever Public Library, Western History Division, in 1974.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Dever Public Library, Western History Division, 1974.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Register of Robert Spurrier Ellison papers
Benjamin Sipes
2010 July 12
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States