Elliott Van Kirk Dobbie papers, 1929-1969

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:
MS#0351
Bib ID:
4078826 View CLIO record
Creator(s):
Dobbie, Elliott Van Kirk, 1907-1970
Repository:
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Physical Description:
10 linear feet (12 boxes 8 flat boxes)
Language(s):
English .
Access:
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This collection has no restrictions.

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Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, course materials, and printed matter relevant to the teaching and research of Elliott V. K. Dobbie, Professor of English. Correspondence files contain materials on various publications including American Speech, Modern American Usage, Word as well as letters with students and colleagues. The manuscripts include Columbia University English Department files, course materials on the history of the English language, examinations, lectures given by others and notes thereon; texts of sagas, materials on Short History of English Grammar and West Frisian language. The notes are primarily on Anglo-Saxon Poetic Records. Printed matter includes numerous offprints inscribed to Dobbie and materials used in his research.

Arrangement

Arranged. Collection is in 5 series.

Using the Collection

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection has no restrictions.

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Elliott Van Kirk Dobbie papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs Elliott Dobbie, 1988.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Dobbie, Mrs. Elliott. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--12/28/1988. Accession number--M-88-12-28.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed HH 06/27/1989.

Revision Description

August 2020 PDF replaced with full finding aid, YH

Biographical / Historical

Columbia College, 1927; M.A., 1928; Ph.D. 1937. Instructor Long Island University 1928-1929. Faculty of Columbia University 1934-. Professor of English 1951-1970.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form
Correspondence CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Course materials CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Dissertations CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Examinations (documents) CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Inscriptions CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Lectures CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (documents) CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Notebooks CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Research notes CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Theses CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Name
Columbia University -- : Faculty CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Department of English and Comparative Literature CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Krapp, George Philip, 1872-1934 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Place
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- Poetry CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Subject
College teachers CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
English language -- United States CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
English poetry -- History and criticism CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Linguistics CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID