William Ellis Papers

Scope and Content

Copies of private letters from William Ellis, Foreign Secretary of the London Missionary Society, 1832-1841. Letters are chiefly to missionaries and date from 1832 to 1838. There is an additional letter from Ellis dating from 1867.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposited on permanent loan with the records of the London Missionary Society by the Congregational Council for World Mission (later Council for World Mission) in 1973.

Other Finding Aids

Detailed list of letters from William Ellis (list A3) is available for consultation at the School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS Library.

Archivist's Note