- 1920s (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
5 card index boxes and 1 small package
Name of creator
Swiss Egyptologist. Born, Fribourg 1878. Died, 1929. Lecturer at Fribourg University, Switzerland 1923; Professor 1927. Constributed significantly to the study of Coptic etymologies and published articles on this subject in various journals.
Presumed to have been in the possession of W. E. Crum.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Probably received with the papers of W. E. Crum after the latter's death in 1944.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
A card index for a Coptic etymological dictionary and a large folder containing handwritten notes on Coptic etymologies, labelled "Devaud - 'Studies and Notes on Egyptian and Coptic Grammar, Lexicography and Palaeography'" (apparently unpublished).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Kept as received. The card index arranged alphabetically; not numbered.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford
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Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
These are originals.
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
- Apparently not published.
- Folder also labelled "W. E. Crum. Bath."