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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
Title Elliott Van Kirk Dobbie papers, 1929-1969
Physical Description 8 linear feet (12 boxes 1 flat box)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/14_DIA-DRA_07.pdf
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged.

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

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Restrictions on Access

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.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs Elliott Dobbie, 1988.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed HH 06/27/1989.

Subject Headings

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Examinations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theses Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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"CLIO"
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College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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English language -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Great Britain -- History -- Anglo-Saxon period, 449-1066 -- Poetry Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

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.