The Charles A. Ellis Papers document the professional career of structural engineer Charles Ellis. Types of materials in the collection include correspondence, writings, printed material, photographs, organization chart, financial estimates, and information on professional achievements. Although some biographical information and a small number of personal photographs are included in the collection, the papers primarily document Ellis' involvement with the design of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.
Video "Stealing the Golden Gate Bridge" available in the suppplemental collection. 1 VHS tape, 2 DVD copies
Series 1: Golden Gate Bridge, 1929-1938
Series 2: Professional Career, 1919-1945
Series 3: Photographs, 1911-1946