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Series I: Alphabetical File
Series XII: Surnames
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This collection is arranged into 18 series: Series I: Alphabetical File; Series II: Printed Citations; Series III: Affixes; Series IV: Languages; Series V: Foreign Words; Series VI: Alphabet Letters; Series VII: Spellings; Series VIII: Assumed Singulars; Series IX: Attraction; Series X: Topics; Series XI: Phonetics: Subdivided; Series XII: Surnames; Series XIII: Fornames; Series XIV: Propriety Names; Series XV: On Nomenclature; Series XVI: Miscellaneous Names; Series XVII: Miscellaneous; Series XVIII: Miscellaneous, Unarranged
Etymological card files of Scott, containing approximately 120,000 manuscript slips which were possibly meant to be used for a projected dictionary of American English etymology.
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); C. P. G. Scott Dictionary of etymological terms; 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
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.
2010-03-10 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Charles Payson Gurley Scott was professor of Anglo-Saxon at Columbia University, 1879-1888.