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Frances H. Ellis Collection (MC 193) - Columbus State University

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Frances H. Ellis Collection (MC 193)

Biographical Note

According to her obituary, Frances Huguenin Ellis was born in Macon, Georgia on August 11, 1926, the daughter of Marshall Johnston Ellis and Martha Plant Ellis Ross. She died in Columbus, Georgia on April 12, 2003. She was a graduate of St. Catherine's School in Richmond, Virginia and Duke University. She received her MA in English Literature from Columbia University in New York City. After moving to Columbus in 1963, she taught at the Fort Benning Branch of American University. She was a founder and co-owner of The Vintner on Wynnton Road. She was a member of the Trinity Episcopal Church, the Colonial Dames of America and the Columbus Junior League. She established the Frances H. Ellis Art Endowment at Columbus State University.

Scope and Content

These materials include food and wine information, cookbooks, art material, books, newspaper clippings, Ellis family information, and photographs of vacations as well as family snap shots.

1970s-2000s 5 boxes (5 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Frances H. Ellis Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required: Frances H. Ellis Collection (MC 193) Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia

Provenance

This collection was donated to the Archives by Sallie Gates in August of 2003.

Box and Folder List

Series 1 - Monographs

Box 1

  • Folder 1. A Southern Collection of Tested Recipes, published by the Junior League of Columbus, Georgia. Columbus Productions, 1979
  • Folder 2. Goodwin, John. First Shot: A Step-By-Step Guide for Beginning Golfers. Colorado: Circle G Publications. 1992.
  • Folder 3. 1979 Shell Desk Diary. Shell Oil Company, 1978.
  • Folder 4. The Sierra Club. Wilderness 1971: The Sierra Club Engagement Calendar. New York: Ballantine Books, 1970.
  • Folder 5. The Sierra Club. Wilderness 1977: Sierra Club Engagement Calendar. New York: Case-Hoyt Color Printers, 1976.
  • Folder 6. The Sierra Club. Wilderness 1978: Sierra Club Engagement Calendar. Maryland: Fawcett Printing Corporation, 1977.
  • Folder 7. The Impressionists Diary 1990. No Publisher and No Date.
  • Folder 8. The Museum of Modern Art. Colors: The Museum of Modern Art Appointment Calendar 1991. Italy: A. Mondadori, 1990.
  • Folder 9. Paintings by the Fauves: 1904- 1908: Brilliant Days, an Art Book and Engagement Book for 1992. Metropolitan Museum of Art. Italy. 1991.
  • Folder 10. Interiors: The Museum of Modern Art Appointment Calendar 1993. No Publisher and No Date.
  • Folder 11. Museum of Fine Arts. Masterpieces of American Watercolors 1994. New York: Universe Publishing, 1993.
  • Folder 12. Food: The Museum of Modern Art Appointment Calendar 1995. No Publisher and No Date.
  • Folder 13. The British Library. Medieval Flowers and Plants Engagement Diary 1996. No Publisher and No Date.
  • Folder 14. The Art of Pleasure 1997. No Publisher and No Date.
  • Folder 15. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. An Art Book and Engagement Book for 1998. Italy. 1997.
  • Folder 16. The Museum of Modern Art Appointment Calendar 1999.
  • Folder 17. Radio & Television Commercials 1974 - 1975.
  • Folder 18. The New Yorker 2000 Desk Diary.
  • Folder 19. The New Yorker 2001 Desk Diary.
  • Folder 20. Cat Cartoons 2003 appointment book
  • Folder 21. The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Language of Flowers. An Art Book and Engagement Book 2002.

Box 2

  • Folder 1. The Groaning Board Cookbook. Georgia: Westville Historic Handicrafts, Inc, 1993.
  • Folder 2. Miscellaneous Cookbook
  • Folder 3. Buick Southern Open 25th Anniversary. Georgia: The Buick Southern Open. 1993.
  • Folder 4. Mathewson, R. Duncan. Archaeological Treasure: The Search for Nuewstra Senor de Atocha. Florida: Southeastern Printing Co, 1983.
  • Folder 5. Mckee, Alexander. How We Found The Mary Rose. London: Souvenir Press Ltd, 1982.
  • Folder 6. Marx, Robert F. Spanish Treasure in Florida Waters A Billion Dollar Graveyard. Massachusetts: The Mariners Press, 1979.
  • Folder 7. Burgess, Robert F. and Carl J. Clausen. Florida's Golden Galleons: The Search for the 175th Spanish Treasure Fleet. Florida: Florida Classics Library, 1982.
  • Folder 8. Daley, Robert. Treasure: The Story of the most successful and most tragic treasure hunt of modern times. New York: Random House. 1977.
  • Folder 9. Sherry, Frank. Raiders & Rebels: The Golden Age of Piracy. New York: Hearst Marine Books. 1986.
  • Folder 10. Mathewson, R. Duncan. Treasure of the Atocha: A Four Hundred Million Dollar. New York: E.P. Dutton. 1986.
  • Folder 11. Capote, Truman. A Christmas Memory. New York: Random House. 1956.
  • Folder 12. Wignall, Sydney. In Search of Spanish Treasure: A Diver's Story. Vermont: David & Charles Inc. 1982.
  • Folder 13. Robinson, Barbara. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. New York: The Hearst Corporation. 1972.
  • Folder 14. Robinson, Barbara. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. New York: HarperCollins. 1988.
  • Folder 15. Robinson, Barbara. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Edition. New York: HarperCollins. 1988.
  • Folder 16. The Officers' Wives Club of Fort Benning. Golden Heritage Cookbook, Fiftieth Anniversary. Georgia: Diversified Printing Services. 1973.
  • Folder 17. Mary Eddins Signature book 1859
  • Folder 18. Miscellaneous Postcards 1 of 2
  • Folder 19. Miscellaneous Postcards 2 of 2
  • Folder 20. Turner, William B. The Learning of Love: A Journey Toward Servant Leadership, readings by Francis Ellis 1 of 3
  • Folder 21. Turner, William B. The Learning of Love: A Journey Toward Servant Leadership, on tape readings by Francis Ellis 2 of 3
  • Folder 22. Turner, William B. The Learning of Love: A Journey Toward Servant Leadership, readings by Francis Ellis 3 of 3
  • Folder 23. Robinson, Barbara. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever! on tape reading by Francis Ellis

Series 3 - Miscellaneous

Box 1

  • Folder 1. “A Bull In A China Shop” 1958
  • Folder 2. “A Child's Christmas in Wales”
  • Folder 3. A Letter about Limericks
  • Folder 4. Al Fresco Affair, 1971
  • Folder 5. Anderson, Peter. “A Potter's Legacy”
  • Folder 6. Anglo-American Dictionary
  • Folder 7. Archaeological Research Workshop September 20-27, 1985
  • Folder 8. Columbus Audubon Society
  • Folder 9. Bio Briefs from friends of Francis 1994
  • Folder 10. Ordering Books By Mail
  • Folder 11. Business cards
  • Folder 12. Cards and Notes
  • Folder 13. Christmas Card from Bess and Gerry
  • Folder 14. Christmas Communion Pageant, Tacoma, 1961
  • Folder 15. Columbus Museum
  • Folder 16. Columbus Travel Bureau Advertisement
  • Folder 17. Dinner Cruise on the Paddleboat Chattahoochee Princess, August 1995
  • Folder 18. By Laws of Historic District Preservation Society
  • Folder 19. Ellett - St. Catherine Alumnae Association
  • Folder 20. Ellisaw Enterprises
  • Folder 21. “The Epiphany Philosophers” by Frances Ellis
  • Folder 22. “European Journal” Jun/Aug. 1952
  • Folder 23. “Garden Gateways” Jan/Feb. 1975
  • Folder 24. James Gates Birth Announcement Sept. 8, 1946
  • Folder 25. Sally Quillian Gates
  • Folder 26. Georgia's Flag Facts from Sons of Confederate Veterans of Columbus Benning Camp # 517
  • Folder 27. HCF Newsletters
  • Folder 28. Elsie's Hooper Letter to Eva Quillian
  • Folder 29. “In the company of killers” by Frances Ellis
  • Folder 30. Invitation for a cruise on the “Jubilee”
  • Folder 31. Clason Kyle photo in Newspaper
  • Folder 32. Letter from Leslie Williams to Frances Ellis
  • Folder 33. Letter from Columbus Enquirer to Frances Ellis
  • Folder 34. Letter to Columbus Enquirer
  • Folder 35. Letter to Michael Kernan at the Smithsonian from Frances Ellis
  • Folder 36. Letter to Mrs. Helen Brownsen, National Science Foundation
  • Folder 37. Letter to Neighbors of Frances Ellis
  • Folder 38. Letters between Tristan Jones of the Atlantis Society and France Ellis
  • Folder 39. “Look to windows to date old homes” by Sally Quillian
  • Folder 40. Henry Mcilhenny Obituary
  • Folder 41. Memorial Service for Frances Ellis
  • Folder 42. Newspaper Article concerning Sally Quillian's Trip to Rome
  • Folder 43. New Yorker letter to Frances Ellis
  • Folder 44. New Yorker Rejection of a Cartoon by Frances Ellis
  • Folder 45. Newspaper article on back pain
  • Folder 46. Nordhausen Cards and Paintings
  • Folder 47. Normandy American Cemetery
  • Folder 48. Notes on Mexico for Sam Pate
  • Folder 49. “Pancakes Tomorrow” recipe
  • Folder 50. Mary and Jack Passailaigue cards and paintings
  • Folder 51. Paw and Claw Pub
  • Folder 52. “Period Pieces” 708 Broad St. Columbus
  • Folder 53. Photo of inside house
  • Folder 54. “Pick a Winner”
  • Folder 55. Playboy magazine- Jimmy Carter's Interview
  • Folder 56. Proposal for support of an experiment in the discipline of making an individual retreat
  • Folder 57. Proposal to establish a Rankin house buttery
  • Folder 58. Proposed order of service for commemoration of The Lord's Supper on Maudy, Holy Week
  • Folder 59. Plumfield Heritage Ball Photographs
  • Folder 60. Eva Quillian
  • Folder 61. “Ruminations on Readers”
  • Folder 62. Social Security cards for Amzi Quillian
  • Folder 63. The Vintner Shop
  • Folder 64. “West Germany”
  • Folder 65. Fish camp for boys
  • Folder 66. Yank magazine, article about Amzi Quillian's unit in France
  • Folder 67. Envelope from Inaugural Committee, containing an invitation to Truman Inaugural

Series 4 - Slides and Photographs

Box 1

  • Folder 1. Le Big Eddy framed painting
  • Folder 2. Publicity photos in an album
  • Folder 3. Family photos in an album
  • Folder 4. Miscellaneous photos in an album
  • Folder 5. Miscellaneous Photographs 1 of 9
  • Folder 6. Miscellaneous Photographs 2 of 9
  • Folder 7. Miscellaneous Photographs 3 of 9
  • Folder 8. Miscellaneous Photographs 4 of 9
  • Folder 9. Miscellaneous Photographs 5 of 9
  • Folder 10. Miscellaneous Photographs 6 of 9
  • Folder 11. Miscellaneous Photographs 7 of 9
  • Folder 12. Miscellaneous Photographs 8 of 9
  • Folder 13. Miscellaneous Photographs 9 of 9
  • Folder 14. Grand Canyon Slides 1 of 3
  • Folder 15. Grand Canyon Slides 2 of 3
  • Folder 16. Grand Canyon Slides 3 of 3
  • Folder 17. Womanship Cruise Slides
  • Folder 18. The Vintner Slides

Box 2

  • Folder 1. Photographs 1972
  • Folder 2. Photographs 1973
  • Folder 3. Photographs 1974
  • Folder 4. Photographs 1975
  • Folder 5. Photographs 1978
  • Folder 6. Photographs 1981
  • Folder 7. Photographs 1982
  • Folder 8. Photographs 1983
  • Folder 9. Photographs 1984
  • Folder 10. Photographs 1985
  • Folder 11. Photographs 1986
  • Folder 12. Photographs 1987
  • Folder 13. Photographs 1988
  • Folder 14. Photographs 1989
  • Folder 15. Photographs 1990
  • Folder 16. Photographs 1991
  • Folder 17. Photographs 1992
  • Folder 18. Photographs 1993
  • Folder 19. Photographs 1994
  • Folder 20. Photographs 1995
  • Folder 21. Photographs 1996
  • Folder 22. Photographs 1997
  • Folder 23. Photographs 1998
  • Folder 24. Photographs 1999
  • Folder 25. Photographs 2000
  • Folder 26. Photographs 2001
  • Folder 27. Photographs 2002
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