Language and languages
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
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.
John Phelps was a Baltimore lawyer and classics scholar. Collection consists largely of manuscript notes compiled by Phelps during his life-long interest in classical studies. The notes include Phelps's research on the prehistoric solar calendar, his linguistic studies on the origins of plant names, personal names, and the names of the Mediterranean islands.
Kemp Malone was a medievalist, philologist, etymologist, world authority on Chaucer, and Professor of English Literature at Johns Hopkins University for over 30 years. The papers span the period 1913-1975 and contain drafts, typescripts, proofs, research notes, notebooks, lectures, reprints and news clippings.