Correspondence of Bill Ellis

Scope and Content

In addition to a folder of correspondence from Bill Ellis, describing his working life at Unesco and domestic matters, with occasional items from his partner, Cuca, and daughter, Jane, the series contains a bundle of material concerning the sale of Graves's manuscripts: fax copy ms letter from Ellis to Selwyn Jepson (5 October 1969), with fax copy telegram Graves to [Alexander] Korda, ts list entitled 'Boxes sent to Selwyn Jepson by Bill & Cuca Ellis', fax copy ms list of boxes and parcels of Graves's manuscripts in the hand of Beryl Graves, and ms list in the hand of Beryl Graves entitled 'Boxes sent to Bertram Rota Ltd' .


Canelluñ Collection number: CC0177

This refers to the arrangement of the papers in Robert Graves’ study before they were transferred to the College.

Custodial History

Photocopied letter and packing lists arrived in box 24. Letter dated 26 March 1967, with envelope and attached recipe in Spanish, arrived in box 19 amongst the correspondence of Margaret Anderson.


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