Griffith Institute Archive

Description of material

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1. Identity statement

Reference code n/a

Title Dévaud MSS.

Dates of creation of the material 1920s

Level of description papers and card index

Extent 5 card index boxes and a small parcel

2. Context

Name of creator Dévaud, E. V. (1878-1929)

Administrative and biographical history

E. V. Dévaud (1878-1929) was a lecturer at Fribourg University, Switzerland. He contributed significantly to the study of Coptic etymologies and published articles on this subject in various journals.

Custodial history probably received with the papers of W. E. Crum

Dates of accumulation 1920s

Immediate source of acquisition probably received with the papers of W. E. Crum

3. Content and structure

Scope and content a card index for a Coptic etymological dictionary and notes on Coptic etymologies (apparently not published)

Appraisal kept permanently

Accruals none

System of arrangement the card index arranged alphabetically; not numbered

4. Access and use

Legal status property of the Griffith Institute

Access conditions no restrictions

Copyright conditions copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford

Language of material French

Physical characteristics no problems

Finding aids no list

5. Allied materials area

Location of originals these are originals

Existence of copies none

Related units of description see also xeroxes of Dévaud's transcriptions of Illahun (el-Lâhûn) papyri in Gardiner MSS. 30.194-289

Associated material not known

Publications apparently not published

Notes none