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Correspondence Between Various Persons and C.K. Ogden. v.p.. v.d.

Arrangement

[Arranged alphabetically by correspondent, except when letters from several persons bear upon one matter; in which case, the letters are arranged under one correspondent, with references from the others]

Scope and Content Note

With this: ephemera received by C.K. Ogden with the letters [Pamphlets and reprints are indicated on the register].
List of correspondents:
Box 1, Folder 1

A., P.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

[Also, ephemera] (3 items).
Box 1, Folder 1

Aberconway, Christobel Mary Melville (Macnaughton) McLaren, baroness (b.1890).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 1

Abercrombie, David.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 1

Abrahams, Harold J.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 1

Adams, Joseph A.

Note

See: Folger Shakespear Library, Washington, D.C.
Box 1, Folder 1

Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, firm, publishers, New York.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 1

The Associated Booksellers of Great Britain and Ireland, Eastern Branch.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 2

B., H. D.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 2

Bennett, A.R.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 2

Benson, Arthur Christopher (1862-1925.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 2

Bentwich, Joseph Solomon (b.1902).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 2

Best, Robert Dudley.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 2

Blair-Fish, Wallace Wilfrid (b.1899).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 2

Bligh, Eric Walter.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 2

The Bobbs-Merrill Company, firm, publishers, Indianapolis.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 2

Bodkin, Thomas (b.1887).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 2

Bradfer-Lawrence, Harry Lawrence.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 2

Bradford, Hugh.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 2

Exercises in contemplative prayer. Compiled by Hugh Bradford ... with forward by Rev. John Millard. [1935?].

Physical Description: (1 item [pamphlet])
Box 1, Folder 2

Butterfield, Herbert (b.1900).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 3

Campion, George Goring (1862-1946.

Physical Description: (9 items)

Scope and Content Note

[Also, ephemera] (3 items).
Box 1, Folder 3

Carington, Whately (b.1892).

Physical Description: (9 items)
Box 1`, Folder 3

Carlton, William John (b.1886).

Physical Description: (7 items)
Box 1, Folder 3

The Cats' Protection League.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 3

Chapuis, Alfred (b.1880).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 3

Charington, Roper and Wood, firm, trade and consumer studies, New York.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 3

Cohen, Henry (b.1906).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 3

Coleridge, Arthur.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 3

Collard, M.M.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 1, Folder 3

Collinson, Walter Edward (b.1889).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 3

Collyer-Bristow and Company, firm, counselors, London.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 3

Columbia University Press.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 3

Conze, Edward (b.1904).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 3

Crandall.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 4

Dawkins, Richard McGillivray (b.1871).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 4

Douglas, Allan Campbell.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 4

Driesch, Hans Adolf Edward (1867-1941).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 4

Drinkwater, John (1882-1937).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 4

Duff, Charles (b.1894).

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 1, Folder 4

Eagle, Roderick (b.1887).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 4

Ehrsam, Theodore George.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 4

Eisen, Walter

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 4

Ekehorn, Gosta (b.1897).

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 1, Folder 4

Eliot, Thomas Stearns (b.1888).

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 1, Folder 4

Engineers' German Circle (Deutscher Ingenieurzikel in London).

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 1, Folder 5

Faber and Faber, Limited, firm, publishers, London.

Note

See: Eliot, Thoma Stearns (b.1888).
Box 1, Folder 5

Fadiman, Clifton (b.1904).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 5

Folger Shakespear Library, Washington, D.C.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 1, Folder 5

Frank, Philipp (b.1884).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 5

Fraser-Harris, David Fraser (1867-1937).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 5

Fries, Charles Carpenter (b.1887).

Physical Description: (1 item)

Note

See: Lockhart, Miss L.W.
Box 1, Folder 5

Fulton, John Farquhar (b.1899).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 5

Gemelli, Agostino (b.1878).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 5

Garratt, Anne Beryl (Benthall), Mrs. Geoffrey Theodore.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 1, Folder 5

Goodhart, Arthur Lehman (b.1891).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 5

The future of legal thought [lecture text] [by A.L. Goodhart]. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (1 item) Typescript with holograph corrections, 18pp.
Box 1, Folder 5

Gregory, Sir Richard Arman, bart. (1864-1952).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 5

Griffith, C.L.T.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 1, Folder 6

H., H.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Note

See: Collinson, William Edward (b.1889).
Box 1, Folder 6

Hamilton, Hamish, Limited, firm, publishers. London.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 6

Hawkes, Arthur J.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 6

“The Bromley family of Wigan in the 18th century” [pamphlet] By Arthur J. Hawkes ... reprinted from the Wigan Observer. June 3rd, 1939.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 6

Hayek, Friedrich August von (b.1899).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 6

“J.S. Mill's correspondence,” by F.A. Hayek. Reprinted from The Times Literary Supplement. Saturday, February 13, 1943.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 6

Heffer, W. & Sons Limited, firm, booksellers and publishers. Cambridge.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 6

Herby, G.H.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 6

Hill, Peter Murry, Limited, firm, booksellers. London.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 6

Hogben, Lancelot Thomas (b.1895).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 6

Holden, Inez (b.1906).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 6

Holland, H.A.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 6

Introduction to English law ... IX Jeremy Bentham (15 February 1748-6 June 1832) [& Mr. Holland's lectures] n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (1 item) Typescript with marginal note by C.K. Ogden. 6pp.
Box 1, Folder 6

Holstrom, John Edwin (b.1898).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 6

Hoyt, William Henry.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 7

Jakobson, Roman.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 7

Jasperson, Otto.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Note

See: Collinson, William Edward (b.1889).
Box 1, Folder 7

Jones, Bassett (b.1877).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 7

Keen, Alan.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 7

Kerschensteiner, George Michael Anton (1854-1932).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 7

Keynes, Geoffrey Langdon (b.1887).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 7

“Augustus Theodore Bartholomew (1882-1933,” [by] Geoffrey Keynes, Reprinted from the Cambridge Review. 28 April 1933. Cambridge, 1933.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 7

Keynes, John Maynard (1883-1946).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 7

Keynes, Lydia (Lopokova) (b.1892).

Physical Description: (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

[Also, ephemera] (1 item).
Box 1, Folder 8

Lauwerys, Joseph Albert.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

[Also, ephemera] (3 items).
Box 1, Folder 9

Leach, Henry Goddard (b.1880).

Physical Description: (28 items)

Scope and Content Note

[Also, ephemera] (1 item).
Box 1, Folder 8

Lerche Ang.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 8

Leslie, Shane (b.1885).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 8

Lewis, Wyndham (1886-1957).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 8

Lockhart, Miss L.W.

Physical Description: (3 items)

Scope and Content Note

  • “Lists for English as a foreign language,” [by Charles C. Eries]. [Periodical article; periodical not known] n.d. [1943] pp.51-93.
  • With these: Lockhart, Miss L.W. Notations and fragments, n.d., n.p. (Holograph, 4 items).
Box 1, Folder 8

“Lists for English as a foreign language,” [by Charles C. Eries]. [Periodical article; periodical not known] n.d. [1943].

Physical Description: (pp.51-93)

Scope and Content Note

With these: Lockhart, Miss L.W. Notations and fragments, n.d., n.p. Holograph (4 items).
Box 1, Folder 8

London. University, University College.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 8

London, University press.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 9

Lukens, Hiram Stanhope (b.1885).

Physical Description: (1 item)

Note

See: Abrahams, Harold J.
Box 1, Folder 10

McNee, Sir John William (b.1887).

Physical Description: (1 item)

Note

See: Hoyt, William Henry.
Box 1, Folder 10

Mathews, Elkins, Limited, firm, booksellers, Takeley Bishops Stortford.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 10

Matschoss, Conrad (b.1871).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 10

Meldrun, Roy.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 10

Morison, Stanley (b.1889).

Physical Description: (4 items)

Note

See: Ogden, C.K., Literary Manuscripts.
Box 1, Folder 10

Muirhead, Arnold Meadowcroft (b.1900).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 10

Mundaneum Institute Vienna, Branch for Great Britain.

Note

See: Neurath, Otto.
Box 1, Folder 10

Munnings, Sir Alfred James (1878-1959).

Physical Description: (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

[Also, ephemera] (2 items).
Box 1, Folder 11

Nesbitt, George Layman (b.1903).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

Neurath, Otto (b.1882).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 11

Newberry Library, Chicago.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

Norman, Hubert James.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

“The relation of mental disorder to events in history,” [by] Hubert J. Norman. Reprinted from Bulletin of the Medical Library Association (vol.33, no.1). January 1945.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

Oliver, Roland.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company, Limited, firm, publishers. London.

Note

See: Routledge, firm, publishers, London.
Box 1, Folder 11

Pearson, Karl (1857-1936).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

Peck, Arthur.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 1, Folder 11

Peck, Jean (Mrs. Arthur).

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 1, Folder 11

Peniakoff, Vladimir (1891-1951).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

Phandnis, N.H.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

Pirie-Gordon, Charles Henry Clinton (b.1883).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

Pitman, Sir Isaac, and sons, publishers. London.

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 1, Folder 11

Pitman's Office Training, firm, London.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

Place, A.E.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

Pound, Reginald.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 11

Pound, Ezra Loomis (b.1885).

Physical Description: (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

[Letter from CKO to Pound]
Box 1, Folder 11

Putnam's, firm, publishers, London.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 12

Richards, Ivor Armstrong (b.1893).

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 1, Folder 12

Robinson, Kenneth.

Physical Description: (3 items)

Note

See: Ogden, C.K. Notes ...
Box 1, Folder 12

Routh, Harold Victor (b.1879).

Physical Description: (1 item)

Note

See: Weatherseed, Margery.
Box 1, Folder 12

Routledge, firm, publishers, London.

Physical Description: (12 items)

Scope and Content Note

[Includes: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company, Limited; George Routledge and Sons, Limited; and Routledge and Kegan Paul, Limited]
Box 1, Folder 13

Salaman, Redcliffe Nathan (1874-1954).

Physical Description: (2 items)

Scope and Content Note

[Also, [ephemera] (1 item).
Box 1, Folder 13

Schlauch, Margaret (b.1898).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 13

Scholfeld (?), A.F.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 13

Severs, R.I., firm, printers. Cambridge. England.

Physical Description: (6 items)
Box 1, Folder 13

Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950).

Physical Description: (2 items)

Scope and Content Note

[2 original letters from Ogden to Shaw, one with enclosure]
Box 1, Folder 13

Simmond, John.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 13

Sinclair, William Angus (b.1905).

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 13

Singer (?), D. Wally.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 13

Sims, George Frederick, firm, booksellers, Harrow, Middlesex.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 13

Skinner, Countess Lindsay.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 13

Smith, Stanley, The Marchmont bookshop, firm, London.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 13

Smith, C.P.

Physical Description: (1 item)

Note

See: Wheldon, Emys J.
Box 1, Folder 13

Speilmann, Percy Edwin (b.1881).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 13

Spriggs, Edmund Ivens.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 13

Stern-Mitscherlich, Axel Ludwig.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 13

Suschitzky, Bruder, firm, Anzegruber-verlag, Wien-Leipzig.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 13

Symons, Alphonse James Albert (b.1900).

Physical Description: (5 items)
Box 1, Folder 14

Taraporevala, D.B., and sons, firm, booksellers, Bombay.

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 14

Tennyson, Sir Charles (b.1879).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 14

Tompkins, William.

Physical Description: (2 items)

Scope and Content Note

[Also, ephemera] (2 items).
Box 1, Folder 15

Wallas, Graham (1858-1932).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 15

Walpole, Mrs. Ellen.

Physical Description: (4 items)
Box 1, Folder 15

Weatherseed, Margery.

Physical Description: (3 items)
Box 1, Folder 15

Welch, Livingston (b.1911).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 15

Wheldon, Emys J.

Physical Description: (3 items)

Note

See: Walpole, Mrs. Ellen.
Box 1, Folder 15

Wueller, Paul Hahn (b.1901).

Physical Description: (1 item)
Box 1, Folder 16

Unidentified correspondents.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 16

O'Gorman, Mervyn.

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 1, Folder 16

Wood, James.

Physical Description: (1 item)
 

Literary Manuscripts

Box 2, Folder 1

Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957). Thorndike English Dictionary (English Universities press) [review] n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: (3 items) Typescript with holograph corrections. 3pp.

Scope and Content Note

  • With these: holograph note relating to this review. n.p., n.d. (1 leaf).
  • Also: note in the hand of Miss L.W. Lockhart. n.p., n.d. (1 leaf).
Box 2, Folder 1

Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957). Untitled literary manuscript. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Holograph, 1 leaf.

Scope and Content Note

This appears to be the beginning of a lecture, preface, or article on the history and antecedents of Basic English.
Box 2, Folder 1

Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957). Notations on various subjects; Fragments. n.p. n.d. and v.d.

Physical Description: Holograph (26 items)

Scope and Content Note

  • These notes were removed from various books in the library of C.K. Ogden and contain Ogden's critical remarks regarding the books from which they were removed.
  • Included, also, are notes apparently for a revision of The meaning of meaning [edition not known].

Note

For additional manuscripts by C.K. Ogden, see Boxes 3 and 8.
 

Miscellaneous Manuscripts

Box 2, Folder 2

Crosby, Harry (1898-1929. Observation-post. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Typescript with holograph corrections. 14pp. (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

Holograph note on first page; “Dear Mr. Ogden ... this reply to Eastman is coming out in the next number of Transition [Paris]...” [1929].
Box 2, Folder 2

[Lockhart, Miss L.W.] D. Diringer: The alphabet, a key to the history of mankind, n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Holograph, 4pp. Incomplete (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

Editorial corrections in the hand of C.K. Ogden. [Review of] Diringer, David. The alphabet, a key to the history of mankind. Edition not known.

Note

[Publication history of this review unknown]
NOTE: for additional items in this folder, see Box 3.
Box 2, Folder 3

Langenfelt, Gosta (b.1888). [ The grammar and vocabulary of Basic English for Swedish students] n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Holograph, and typescript with holograph corrections. 92pp.

Scope and Content Note

  • [Title given on original cover, now removed. Publication history unknown].
  • With this: Det nya hjalpspraket Basic English, En utredning, jamte ordforradet, av Gosta Langenfelt. n.p., [1944] [reprint] pp.193-212.
  • Also, holograph note to “Dear Mr. Ogden,” London, June 30 (1 leaf).
  • Also, notations in C.K. Ogden's hand, n.p., n.d. (2 leaves).
  • Notations and corrections of “The grammar ... for Swedish students” in an unidentified hand. n.p., n.d. (1 leaf).

Note

For additional miscellaneous manuscripts, see Box 8.
Box 2, Folder 3

Unidentified manuscripts, fragments and pictures.

Physical Description: (5 items)
 

Ephemera

Box 2, Folder 5

Relating to Basic English.

Scope and Content Note

  • Includes: Basic English list of books; reprints of articles on Basic English; newspaper clippings; Stock list, March 31st, 1952 [of books available through the Orthological Institute?] typescript with manuscript corrections, n.p., 1952, 7pp. (10 items).
  • With these: [notes on] A dictionary of the fungi (second edition), August 1945. [By G.C. Ainsworth. Kew, Surrey, The Imperial Mycological Institute, 1945 n.p., n.d. (1 item).
Box 2, Folder 6

Relating to Jeremy Bentham (1784-1832).

Physical Description: (8 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes: invitations, programs, and announcements of the University of London, University College for lectures and banquets honoring Jeremy Bentham; minutes of the meeting of the Bentham Manuscripts Committee, University College London, for December 10, 1946.
Box 2, Folder 7

Miscellaneous ephemera.

Physical Description: (19 items)
 

Orthological Institute, Cambridge, England. Business Correspondence

Box 2, Folder 8

Correspondence between F. Procter Brown, Orthological Institute, London, and Miss K.M. Dockrill, Cambridge Magazine Bookshops, Cambridge. 1938-1940.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (21 items)
Box 2, Folder 8

Memoranda to Miss K.M. Dockrill. v.p. and n.p. 1939-1940 and n.d.

Creator/Collector: Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957).
Physical Description: Holograph (65 items)

Scope and Content Note

[Mostly unsigned and undated; these are primarily Ogden's lists of book wants]
Box 2, Folder 8

Dockrill, Miss K.M. Letters to C.K. Ogden. Cambridge. 1939-1940.

Physical Description: Holograph and typescript (10 items)

Arrangement

[Arranged chronologically]
Box 2, Folder 9

Requests from various persons and firms to the Orthological Institute and the Cambridge Magazine Bookshops for books and information re Basic English; order forms covering these requests. v.p.. v.d.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (151 items)
Box 2, Folder 9

Invoices from various booksellers to the Orthological Institute, Cambridge Magazine Bookshops and C.K. Ogden. v.p.. v.d.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (21 items)
Box 2, Folder 10

Miscellaneous invoices, v.p.. v.d.

Physical Description: Manuscript and typescript (21 items)
Box 3

Small memo books recording word lists and notes on various languages, alphabets and numbering systems. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Manuscript (16 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes [partial list of contents]:
  • “Assyrian.” Notes on: K.W. King, First steps in Assyrian [vol.1]. London: K. Paul, Trench, Trubned, and Company, 1898.
  • Friedrich Delitzsch, Assyrische lesestucke ... [vol.2]. Leipzig. 1912.
  • English word lists [on one page: “words from law lists to be included in general dictionary.”].
  • “Estrangelo and Codex Sinaiticus.” Translations into English from Luke XII (in Estrangelo), Luke XXII (in Greek), Leviticus V (in Hebrew).
  • “Georgian.” Iranian alphabets compared; word lists.
  • Indian alphabets. Comparison of Singalese and Nagari vernacular; The Lord's Prayer in Singalese vernacular with English Translation.
  • Russian. Translation into English of story by Anton Chekhov (title given: XAM[ehl]EÓH[hard sign]).
  • [Also, various unidentified handwritings].
Box 3, Folder envelopes

James, A. Lloyd. Basic English: the sounds [and] ... the words. Cambridge, England: The Orthological Institute. n.d.

Physical Description: 4 records [no.1040-1043] composing one set (5 sets total).
Box 3

Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957). The meaning of psychology. New York and London: Harper & brothers. 1926.

Physical Description: 326pp. With copious holograph corrections.

Scope and Content Note

  • [This copy was used to make the revisions, deletions and additions for the edition published by K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & Company, Limited, London, 1929, under the title The ABC of psychology].
  • With this; bound proof sheets of The ABC of psychology [London: K. Paul, 1929] 273pp. No manuscript corrections. [on cover: “A.B.C.; C.K.O.”] Title page omitted.
 

Books by Charles Kay Ogden

Physical Description: (24 items)

Scope and Content Note

[Listed alphabetically by title, exclusive of reprints and foreign language editions. Boxed according to size]
Box 4

ABC of Basic English (in Basic), with an account of the sounds of Basic English by A. Lloyd James. London: K. Paul. 1932.

Scope and Content Note

(Psyche miniatures. General series, no.42).
Box 3

ABC of psychology. London: K. Paul. 1930.

Scope and Content Note

“Illustrated,” “First edition, April, 1929; Second edition, Jan. 1930.”
Box 4

The Basic books. “Supplement to the Basic news. January 1938.” Cambridge: The Orthological institute [1938].

Box 4

Basic by picture stamps. Cambridge: The Basic English Publishing Company. 1941.

Box 4

The Basic century readers. By Sanki Ichikawa and C.K. Ogden. Tokoyo: Kenkyusha. n.d.

Physical Description: (2 vol.)
Box 4

Basic English, a general introduction, with rules and grammar. London: K. Paul. 1930.

Scope and Content Note

(Psyche miniatures. General series, no.29).
Box 4

Basic English and grammatical reform. “Supplement to the Basic news. July 1937.” Cambridge: The Orthological Institute.

Box 4

Basic English applied (science). With specimen translations in chemistry, physics, and biology by R.M. Michaelis. London: K. Paul. 1931.

Scope and Content Note

(Psyche miniatures. General series, no.33).
Box 4

Basic English versus the artificial languages. With contributions by Paul D. Hugon ... and L.W. Lockhart. London: K. Paul. 1935.

Scope and Content Note

(Payche miniatures, General series, no.78).
Box 5

Basic for science ... with help of a committee of the Orthological institute. London: K. Paul. 1944.

Scope and Content Note

“Second printing,” (Psyche miniatures. General series, no.95).
Box 4

Basic motion pictures. Designed by C.K. Ogden; effected by James Forsyth. “Supplement to the Basic news. October 1937.” Cambridge: The Orthological Institute.

Box 5

Basic step by step. London: K. Paul. 1937.

Scope and Content Note

“Second printing.” (Psyche miniatures. General series, no.31).
Box 5

The Basic words, a detailed account of their uses. London: K. Paul. 1947.

Scope and Content Note

“Ninth printing.” (Psyche miniatures. General series, no.44).
Box 5

Brighter Basic; examples of Basic English for young persons of taste and feeling. London: K. Paul. 1935.

Scope and Content Note

“Second printing.” (Psyche miniatures. General series, no.73).
Box 5

Debabelization; with a survey of contemporary opinion on the problem of a universal language. London: K. Paul. 1931.

Scope and Content Note

(Psyche miniatures. General series, no.36).
Box 4

The foundations of aesthetics. By C.K. Ogden &, I.A. Richards ..., and James Wood ... London: G. Allen & Unwin Limited. [1922].

Box 4

The general Basic dictionary, giving more than 40,000 senses of over 20,000 words, in Basic English, under the direction of C.K. Ogden ... with help of a committee of The Orthological institute . London: Evans brothers, Limited. [1940].

Scope and Content Note

[Presentation copy from the publisher to Mr. Ogden]
Box 4

The general Basic dictionary, no.11. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, [1942].

Note

“First published in United States of America. 1942.”.
Box 4

General history, in outline and story. By E.H. Carter and C.K. Ogden. London, etc.: Thomas Nelson & Sons, Limited, [1938].

Scope and Content Note

  • “Produced for the Orthological institute. Cambr. ...”
  • “First published. September 1938.”.
Box 5

Jeremy Bentham, 1832-2032; being the Bentham centenary lecture, delivered in University College, London, on June 6th, 1932, with notes and appendices . London: K. Paul. 1932.

Scope and Content Note

(Psyche miniatures. General series, no.41).
Box 4

The meaning of psychology. New York and London: Harper & Brothers. 1926.

Box 5

Opposition, a linguistic and psychological analysis. London: K. Paul. 1932.

Scope and Content Note

(Psyche miniatures. General series, no.41).
Box 4

A short guide to Basic English. “Supplement to the Basic news. April, 1937.” Cambridge: The Orthological Institute, [1937].

Box 4

The system of Basic English. New York: Harcourt, Brace, & Company. [1934].

Scope and Content Note

“First edition.” “Copyright 1934 by the Orthological institute.”
 

Introductions, Prefaces and “Notes” by Charles Kay Ogden

Physical Description: (37 items)
Box 5

Marryat, Frederick (1792-1848). Mr. Midshipman Basy. Put into Basic by Margaret Bottrall. Cambridge, The Basic English Publishing Company. 1942.

Scope and Content Note

“To the reader” signed C.K. Ogden.
Box 5

Shaw, George Bernard. Arms and the man. Put into Basic English by L.W. Lockhart. London: Evans Brothers, Limited. [1936].

Scope and Content Note

“To the reader” signed C.K. Ogden.
Box 5

_____ [another edition] London, etc.: Thomam Nelson and sons, Limited. [n.d.]

Scope and Content Note

“To the reader” signed C.K. Ogden.
 

Psyche Miniatures, General Series (London: K. Paul)

Physical Description: [Incomplete]

Scope and Content Note

The numbers following the title indicate the position in the series. Each contains a note addressed “To the reader” signed by C.K. Ogden, unless otherwise indicated.
Box 5

The Basic St. Mark (no.68). 1935.

Box 5

Defoe, Daniel (1661[?]-1731). Robinson Crusoe, Put into Basic by T. Takata (no.59). 1948.

Scope and Content Note

“Fifth printing”.
Box 5

Faraday, Michael (1791-1867). The chemical history of a candle. Put into Basic English by Phyllis Rossiter (no.61). 1933.

Box 5

Frank, Leonhard (b.1882). Carl and Anna. Translated into Basic English By L.W. Lockhart (no.32). 1933.

Scope and Content Note

“Second edition.” “Introduction” signed C.K. Ogden.
Box 5

Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790). Wise words of an early American; a selection from the writings of Benjamin Franklin. Put into Basic by C.K. Ogden (no.76). 1935.

Box 5

Garnett, James Clerk Maxwell (b.1880). The organization of peace by Maxwell Garnett. Put into Basic by L.W. Lockhart (no.53). 1933.

Box 5

Griffith, C.L.T. The story of letters and numbers ... (no.93). 1939.

Box 5

Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson (b.1892). The outlook of science. Put into Basic by W. Empson (no.80). 1935.

Box 5

Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson (b.1892). Science and well-being (no.77). 1935.

Box 5

Hawthorne, Nathaniel (1804-1864). The three signs and other American stories by Hawthorne, Irving, and Poe. Put into Basic English (no.79). 1935.

Box 5

Hearn, Lafcadio (1850-1904). Japanese stories from Lafcadio Hearn. Put into Basic by T. Takata (no.51). 1935.

Box 5

Holden, Inez (b.1906). Death in high society and other stories (no.64). 1950.

Scope and Content Note

“Second printing”.
Box 5

Lockhart, Miss L.W. Basic for economics (no.57). 1933.

Box 5

_____ The Basic traveller and other examples of Basic English, ... with an introduction by C.K. Ogden (no.34). 1931.

Box 5

_____ Everyday Basic (“The Basic traveler”); examples of Basic English (no.34). 1934.

Scope and Content Note

“To the reader” signed C.K. Ogden.
Box 5

_____ Word economy, a study in applied linguistics (no.38). 1931.

Scope and Content Note

“Preface” signed C.K. Ogden. [with notations in Ogden's hand].
Box 5

Lorenzini, Carlo (1826-1890). Pinocchio, by C. Collodi [pseudonym] Put into Basic by Margaret Bottrall (no.94). 1940.

Scope and Content Note

“Second printing”.
Box 5

Perrault, Charles (1628-1703). Stories from France. Put into Basic by H. Walpole (no.71). 1935.

Box 5

Plutarchus. Julius Caesar, from the histories of Julius Caesar and Brutus in North's Plutarch. Put into Basic by A.P. Rossiter (no.50). 1933.

Box 5

Poe, Edgar Allen (1809-1849). The fold insect, being the “Gold bug” put into Basic English by A.P. Rossiter (no.45). 1946.

Scope and Content Note

“Second printing”.
Box 5

Rantz, J. The sounds and forms of Basic English (no.84). 1936.

Scope and Content Note

[Copy marked by the author]
Box 5

Rossiter, Mrs. P.M. Basic for geology (no.90). 1945.

Scope and Content Note

“Second printing”.
Box 5

Salzedo, S.L. A Basic astronony (no.65). 1934.

Box 5

Sewell, Anna (1820-1878). Black Beauty, the story of a horse. Put into Basic by Winifred A. Holl (no.55). 1946.

Scope and Content Note

“Second printing”.
Box 5

Smith, Edwin William (b.1876). ed. The Basic St. John (no.92). 1938.

Box 5

Steed, Henry Wickham (b.1871). International talks in Basic English (no.47). 1932.

Box 5

Stevenson, Robert Lewis (1850-1894). Keawe's bottle, being ”The Bottle imp” put into Basic English by L.W. Lockhart (no.74). 1935.

Box 5

Swift, Jonathan (1667-1745). Gulliver in Lilliput. Put into Basic By C. Hughes Hartmann (no.67). 1934.

Box 5

Tolstoi, Lev Nikolaevich, graf (1828-1910). Stories for the young. Put into Basic by J. Rantz. London: The Basic English Publishing Company. 1950.

Scope and Content Note

“Second printing”.
(Psyche miniatures. General series, no.66).
Box 5

Turgenev, Ivan Sergiecvich (1818-1883). The two friends, by Ivan Tourgenieff. Put into Basic By Noel Evans (no.82). 1936.

Box 5

Tsumura, Kyotaro (b.1893). That night (”Sono yo” in Basic English), by Kyoson Tumura. Put into Basic by F.J. Daniels (no.54). 1933.

Scope and Content Note

“Note” signed C.K. Ogden.
Box 5

Von der Porten, Walter (b.1880). Between the lines; old Greek stories in new dress, by W. Repton [pseudonym] (no.96). 1950.

Box 6

Okamoto, Haruzo. Basic for business. Tokoyo: The Yuhudo Limited. (n.d.)

Scope and Content Note

“Yuhudo business English series.”
“Note” signed C.K. Ogden.
Box 6

Rolland, Remain (1866-1944). Above the battle, translated by C.K. Ogden. London: George Allen & Unwin Limited, [1917].

Scope and Content Note

“Fourth edition. June 1917.”.
“Introduction” signed C.K. Ogden.
Box 6

Ogden, C.K. (1889-1957). Basic by examples. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company, Limited. 1933.

 

Miscellaneous Published Works of C.K. Ogden

Physical Description: (2 items)
Box 8

“Useful and entertaining knowledge; the Benthamic tradition.” Psyche, XVIII (1938-1952).

Physical Description: (pp.127-204)

Scope and Content Note

Cloth bound, interleaved page proofs. On binding: “Useful and entertaining knowledge. C.K. Ogden, 1952.”
Box 4

“Three poems translated by C.K. Ogden into Latin.” In Flosculi Rossallienses archididascalis. Gulielmo A. Osborne [et al] decerpti. Cantabrigiae, In Prelo Acaderaico. 1916.

Scope and Content Note

Contributions signed C.K.O. include:
  • 1) “Autumn,” by Thompson.
  • 2) “When I am dead, my dearest, ...” by Christina G. Rossetti.
  • 3) “While the rills are dancing down ...” by C.K.O.
 

Foreign Language Editions of Books by C.K. Ogden

Physical Description: (34 items)
Boxes 6-7

[No further description available. v.d.].

 

Periodicals Devoted to Basic English

Physical Description: (16 items)

Scope and Content Note

Includes:
  • 1) The Basic News [and supplements] (no.1-10). Cambridge, England: The Orthological Institute. January 1937-1950.
  • 2) Notes on Basic English (no.1-2). Cambridge, Massachusetts, The Orthological Committee. October and November 1940.
  • 3) The Basic English Monthly. Japan (vol.1, no.1-vol.2, no.5) October 1, 1932-May 1, 1933.
 

Books on Basic English by Various Authors

Box 9, 10

Texts and readers in Basic English.

Physical Description: (75 items)
Box 11

Translations into Basic English.

Physical Description: (17 items)
Box 12

Translations into Basic English / commentaries on Basic English.

Physical Description: (35 items)
Box 13

Commentaries on Basic English.

Physical Description: (24 items)
Box 14-18

Texts, readers and translations into Basic English.

 

Additions to the Collection

Box 2, Folder 2

[Review of] Selected writings of Edward Sapir. Edited by David G. Mandelbaum. n.p. n.d. University of California Press and London, Cambridge University Press. 1949.

Physical Description: Typescript, 3pp. (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

In manuscript on first page: “T.L.S.; C.K. O.”

Note

[Author of this review unknown]
Box 2, Folder 2

Untitled manuscript. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Typescript, 4pp. (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

[A satirical dialogue between Sherlock Holmes and Watson re C.K. Ogden]
Box 2, Folder 2

Wells, Herbert George (1866-1946). Language and mental growth. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Typescript, 6pp. (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

[Excerpted from The shape of things to come (pp.418-422). London. 1933 (1 item).
Box 2, Folder 2

Street organs and street cries [petition]. Cambridge. [1920?].

Physical Description: Typescript, 3pp. (1 item)
Box 2, Folder 2

Unidentified manuscript [“... on Latin as a mental discipline . ..”]. n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Typescript, 2pp. (1 item)

Scope and Content Note

[Possibly identifiable with “... what I had to say about Latin ...” mentioned in H.A. Holland's letter to C.K. Ogden (December 4, 1947)].
Box 2, Folder 11

Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957). Preface [to Philosophy of the unconscious, by Eduard von Hartmann] Cambridge, England. n.d.

Physical Description: Original typescript with holograph corrections. 6pp.

Scope and Content Note

  • (Half-title: International library of psychology, philosophy and scientific method).
  • With this: page proofs of Contents, Preface, Translator's preface [omitted from this edition] and “Extracts from the author's prefaces to the seventh, eighth, and ninth editions.” With corrections in Ogden's hand (32pp.).
  • And: Hartmann, Eduard von (1842-1906. Philosophy of the unconscious ... Authorized translation by William Chatterton Coupland ... (2nd edition). London: K. Paul, 1893.
  • Unbound preliminary pages with editorial corrections in Ogden's hand (42pp., 3 items).

Note

Published: London: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner and Company; New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1931.
Box 2, Folder 12

Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957). [Review of A preface to logic, by Morris Cohen. London: Routledge. (1946)] n.p. n.d.

Physical Description: Typescript with holograph corrections, 2 leaves [incomplete].

Scope and Content Note

[Also], notations re Morris Cohen, n.p., n.d. (2 leaves, 3 items).
Box 2, Folder 12

Review Published: Times Literary Supplement. London. August 31, 1946.

Physical Description: (p.1f)

Scope and Content Note

With these; three letters from Stanley Morison to C.K. Ogden re publication of this review and of a subsequent “Letter” re Morris Cohen in the Times Literary Supplement. London. July 15, August 15 and September 5, 1946 (Typescript and holograph, 3 items).
Box 8

Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957). The Basic vocabulary, a statistical analysis, with special reference to substitution and translation. London: K. Paul. 1930.

Scope and Content Note

  • (Half-title: Psyche miniatures. General series, no.31) With many holograph corrections (96pp.).
  • [This copy was used to make the revisions for a projected second edition, to be published by K. Paul, London, 1935. Publication history not known].
Box 8

Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957). “Word magic,” [ Psyche, vol.18 (1933-1952) pp.19-126] [Cambridge. 1952].

Physical Description: (108pp.)

Scope and Content Note

  • Bound page proofs with extensive holograph corrections.
  • A second copy, with holograph corrections.
  • A bound and interleaved copy of the article as published, with no manuscript corrections.
Box 8

Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957). “Useful and entertaining knowledge, the Benthamic tradition,” [ Psyche, vol.18 (1938-1957) pp.127-204] [Cambridge. 1952].

Physical Description: (78pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Bound page proofs with holograph corrections.
Box 8

Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957). Articles from Psyche, vol.18 (1938-1952 [Cambridge. 1952].

Physical Description: Bound page proofs with holograph corrections, 204pp.

Scope and Content Note

Contents:
  • 1) Editorial: “The origins of archtypation.”
  • 2) “Retrospective.”
  • 3) “The normative approach.”
  • 4) “Can you see space?”
  • 5) “Word magic.”
  • 6) “Useful and entertaining knowledge.”
[Also], another, separately bound volume (400pp.), interleaved, with holograph corrections. Contents:
  • 1) “Word magic.”
  • 2) “Useful and entertaining knowledge.”
  • 3) “The Orthological Institute from Bentham to Brougham.”
  • 4) Editorial (pages extracted from).
  • 5) Epilogue.
Box 8

Horn, Earnest (b.1882). A Basic writing vocabulary, 10,000 words most commonly used in writing. Iowa City, College of Education, University of Iowa [1926].

Physical Description: (225pp.)

Scope and Content Note

With manuscript annotations in the hand of C.K. Ogden.
Box 8

Smith, Logdn Pearsall (1865-1949). Words and idioms; studies in the English language. London, Constable and Company. 1925.

Physical Description: (300pp.)

Scope and Content Note

With manuscript annotations in the hand of C.K. Ogden.
Box 8

West, Michael Philip and James Gareth Endicott. The Rational English dictionary, explaining the meanings of 24,000 items within a vocabulary of 1,490 words. With illustrations. London: Philip and Tracy. n.d.

Physical Description: (341pp.)

Scope and Content Note

Annotations in the hand of C.K. Ogden, interleaved.
Box 8

Wodehouse, Helen Marion (b.1880). The presentation of reality. Cambridge: University press. 1910.

Physical Description: (136pp).

Scope and Content Note

With copious manuscript annotations.
On front inside cover, note signed “C.K.O. April 26, 1947,” indicating the ink annotations to be in the hand of “Lady Welby,” written at Harrow. 1910; whereas the pencil markings were done by Ogden in 1911.
Box 7

Ogden, Charles Kay (1889-1957) and I.A. Richards. The meaning of meaning, a study of the influence of language upon thought and of the science of symbolism. London: K. Paul, Trench. Trubner; New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company. 1923.

Physical Description: (544pp.)

Scope and Content Note

With holograph notations.