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C. P. G. Scott Dictionary of etymological terms, 1880-1937

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1141
Bib ID 4079316 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Scott, C. P. G (Charles Payson Gurley), 1853-1936
Title C. P. G. Scott Dictionary of etymological terms, 1880-1937
Physical Description 43 linear feet (88 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 18 series.

Description

Summary

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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Preferred Citation

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

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

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.

Subject Headings

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Charles Payson Gurley Scott was professor of Anglo-Saxon at Columbia University, 1879-1888.

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Series I: Alphabetical File


Subseries I.1: Sequence 1



Box 1 A-An horrible



Box 2 Amin-Ball(1)



Box 3 Ball(2)-Blizzard



Box 4 Blizzy-Buttwelded



Box 5 Buy-Chauffeur



Box 6 Chauffeuse-Coffee(1)



Box 7 Coffee(2)-Cosmography



Box 8 Cosmo-plastic-Davy Jone's locker



Box 9 Dawdle-Dodo



Box 10 Doff-Enmilden



Box 11 Enmious-Fit



Box 12 Fitchhair-Get



Box 13 Get on-Hang-on Hang-up



Box 14 Hangar-Hybridous



Box 15 Hyder-Keen



Box 16 Keep-Licious



Box 17 Lickdish-Mestizo



Box 18 Metacism-Next door



Box 19 Nias-Ozonify



Box 20 P.-Phobus



Box 21 Phoenix-Prestre pages



Box 22 Prettily-Railroad system



Box 23 Re-Runes



Box 24 Rung-Shipment



Box 25 Shippen-Spitkid



Box 26 Spl-Tarantula



Box 27 Tar-barrel-Ti-tum-ti-tum-tee



Box 28 Tivy tivy tivy-Towser



Box 29 Toy-Wizen


Subseries I.2: Sequence 2


Box 29 Alack-Belfry



Box 30 Bell-Chuse



Box 31 Cicory-De



Box 32 Deadman's eye-Fouche



Box 33 Foul-Greyhound (1)



Box 34 Greyhound (2)-Horologiater



Box 35 Hosen-Mask



Box 36 Mastique-Pibble stone



Box 37 Pic-Sewn



Box 38 Shh-Surprizal



Box 39 Surpriz'd-ZZZ


Subseries I.3: Sequence 3



Box 40 A-Z

Series II: Printed Citations



Box 41 A-Z

Series III: Affixes



Box 42 [Co-]-[-Or]



Box 43 [-Ore]-[-y]


Box 43 Latin affixes


Box 43 Anglo-Saxon affixes and spelling variations

Series IV: Languages



Box 44 Chinese


Box 44 Malayan



Box 45 African


Box 45 Asiatic: Accado-Sumerian-Patritic



Box 46 Asiatic: Puhar-Yap language


Box 46 European and American: Aeolic dialect-North American


Box 46 European and American: Zunitic



Box 47 European and American: South American

Series V: Foreign Words


Box 47 African


Box 47 Asiatic



Box 48 North American: General


Box 48 North American: Addenda


Box 48 North American: Eskimo



Box 49 North American: Mexican


Box 49 North American: West Indian


Box 49 North American Place Names: Absecomb-Owego



Box 50 North American Place Names: Pachaug-Zuni


Box 50 Additional Place Names: Abanto-Ischia



Box 51 Additional Place Names: Islam-Zonzonate


Box 51 Additional Place Names: Addenda


Box 51 Additional Place Names: List of Linguistic Schools



Box 52 South American Words: Aapiranga-Tambo



Box 53 South American Words: Tanager-Yutu

Series VI: Alphabet Letters


Box 53 A-Ou (1)



Box 54 Ou (2)-Zz

Series VII: Spellings


Box 54 Gellie-Magnifick



Box 55 Main-Reconnoitering



Box 56 Reconnoitre-Sowrness

Series VIII: Assumed Singulars


Box 56 A-Z

Series IX: Attraction


Box 56 Aunt-Abbissare



Box 57 [c-]-[-a]

Series X: Topics


Box 57 Alliteration (1)


Box 57 Back-formation



Box 58 Biblioteek


Box 58 Language



Box 59 Alliteration (2)


Box 59 Weather


Box 59 Anglo-Saxon



Box 60 APTA (sic)


Box 60 Attractions (2)


Box 60 Games


Box 60 Humor


Box 60 Indian Names


Box 60 North American Place Names


Box 60 Phonetics: general

Series XI: Phonetics: Subdivided



Box 61 Dumb Stammer


Box 61 Sounds of nature


Box 61 Phonetic Vocabulary


Box 61 Miscellaneous

Series XII: Surnames


Subseries XII.1: Sequence 1



Box 62 Aa-Bramble



Box 63 Brand-Crackenthorp



Box 64 Crackbon-Mack



Box 65 Madden-Rowdybush



Box 66 Rowell-Vulpins



Box 67 Waas-Zwingle


Subseries XII.2: Sequence 2


Box 67 Abruscato-Brayne



Box 68 Breaker-Fanwick



Box 69 Far-Grilparzer



Box 70 Grim-Humphreys



Box 71 Hun-Lepper



Box 72 Lerpoole-Lytton


Subseries XII.3: Sequence 3


Box 72 Acquaviva-Huddleston



Box 73 Jacurci-Vize


Box 73 Surname Suffixes: [-aker]-[-croft]



Box 74 Surname Suffixes: [-a]-[-yer]

Series XIII: Fornames



Box 75 Afy-Zeruah

Series XIV: Propriety Names


Box 75 A-Z

Series XV: On Nomenclature



Box 76 A-Z

Series XVI: Miscellaneous Names


Box 76 A-Z

Series XVII: Miscellaneous



Box 77 Devil's Names


Box 77 Suffixes in [i]



Box 78 English with Chinese


Box 78 Japanese


Box 78 Arabic


Box 78 Dutch


Box 78 Webster's


Box 78 Standard English

Series XVIII: Miscellaneous, Unarranged



Box 79 Miscellaneous



Box 80 Miscellaneous



Box 81 Miscellaneous



Box 82 Miscellaneous



Box 83 Miscellaneous



Box 84 Miscellaneous



Box 85 Miscellaneous



Box 86 Miscellaneous



Box 87 Miscellaneous



Box 88 Miscellaneous