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English language -- Dictionaries

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Franklin Bowditch Dexter papers

Call Number: MS 712

Chiefly working papers, i.e. correspondence, documents and printed matter, collected for the preparation of his Biographical Sketches of the Graduates of Yale College (published 1885-1912) and the annual Obituary Record of Yale College. The remainder consists of professional correspondence and other papers connected with his work on the 1879 edition of Webster's Dictionary.

Dates: 1701-1920

Goodrich Family Papers

Call Number: MS 242
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, business and legal documents, sermons, lectures, and other writings of the Goodrich family, descendants of Elizur Goodrich (1734-1797), and members of related Webster, Coe, Ellsworth, and Fowler families. The bulk of the correspondence concerns Chauncey Allen Goodrich's publication and copyright of an abridgement and revision of Webster's dictionary and the resulting disagreements among the heirs of Noah Webster. The papers also highlight Elizur...
Dates: 1732-1905