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Charles Alphonso Smith papers

 Collection — Container: 1 [31151030052298]
Identifier: MS-0050
Overview C. Alphonso Smith (1864 – 1924) was an American Professor of English, college dean, philologist, and folklorist. The collection consists largely of clippings from newspapers and periodical regarding the English language and the introduction of slang words used by the military, ranging from 1905-1923.

Robert Bridges letters

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030055580]
Identifier: MS-0255
Overview Robert Seymour Bridges was an author and founder of the Society of Pure English. This collection contains four letters from Bridges to "Professor Bright" [James Bright] discussing the formation of the Society.