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Author French, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906.
Title Edwin Davis French papers, 1892-1904.


Description .15 linear foot (1 v.)
Summary Collection consists of letters and memoranda to French from various persons, most in Volapük, relating to universal language.
Restricted Access Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography Edwin Davis French (1851-1906) was an engraver of silver and copper, famous for the bookplates he designed and engraved. He was interested in artificial languages, especially Volapük and Esperanto, and was active in Volapük societies.
Language Materials in Volapük, other artificial languages, English, French and Italian.
Location of Other Archival Materials Letters from French to Frank Weitenkampf (1897-1906) formerly in this collection are now found in the Frank Weitenkampf Papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, New York Public Library.
Subject French, Edwin Davis, 1851-1906.
Languages, Artificial.
Language, Universal.
LCCN ms 69000860
Call No. MssCol 1080
Research Call Number MssCol 1080