Julia Ellsworth Ford papers
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers, documenting aspects of the life and work of Julia Ellsworth Ford and her relationships with literary and artistic figures of the early 20th century, including, among others, John Butler Yeats and W. B. Yeats.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The Julia Ellsworth Ford Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequest of Julia Ellsworth Ford, 1951.
Organized into four series: I. Correspondence, 1902-1949. II. Writings, circa 1874-1951. III. Scrapbooks, 1903-1951. IV. Other Papers, 1881-1950.
4.17 Linear Feet (16 boxes)
Language of Materials
The collection consists of correspondence, writings, scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and other papers, documenting aspects of the life and work of Julia Ellsworth Ford and her relationships with literary and artistic figures of the early 20th century, including, among others, John Butler Yeats and William Butler Yeats.
Julia Ellsworth Ford (1859-1950)
Julia Ellsworth Ford was a New York socialite, art collector and patron, and author of children's books. She was married to Simeon Ford, a financier and co-owner of the Grand Union Hotel in New York. Ford presided over a salon that included the Lebanese mystic Kahlil Gibran, Irish poet W. B. Yeats, and American dancer Isadora Duncan. Her published works include: Simeon Solomon: An Appreciation (1908), Imagina (1914), and Snickerty Nick (1919), among others.
Formerly classed as: Za Ford, Uncat Za Ms Ford, Za F754 1, Za F754 +1, Za F754 +G1
- Guide to the Julia Ellsworth Ford Papers
- by Joanne McCarthy and Jennifer Meehan
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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