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Random House dictionary records, 1947-1970

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1047
Bib ID 4079251 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Random House (Firm)
Title Random House dictionary records, 1947-1970
Physical Description 176 boxes (189 volumes)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/37_RA-REE_08.pdf
Access

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Arrangement

Arrangement

Listed and arranged.

Description

Summary

Note, etymology, and cross reference cards, computer print-outs, page proofs, computer tapes, and bound typescripts. The published dictionaries included in the collection are the AMERICAN COLLEGE DICTIONARY (New York, 1947); the RANDOM HOUSE DICTIONARY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE (New York, 1966), including the "concise dictionaries" of Spanish, German, French, and Italian; and the RANDOM HOUSE COLLEGE DICTIONARY (New York, 1973). Also, materials relating to the compilation and publication of music, Russian/English, school and junior dictionaries.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

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.

This collection has no restrictions.

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); Random House dictionary records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Subject Headings

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Encyclopedias and dictionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English language -- Dictionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English language -- Dictionaries -- Translations into Russian Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
French language -- Dictionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
German language -- Dictionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Italian language -- Dictionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music -- Dictionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reference books -- Publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Russian Language -- Dictionaries -- Translations into English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Spanish language -- Dictionaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID