Vol. 45 No. 1 (1997)

Elsdon Coles Smith, 1903-1996

Published 1997-03-01


  1. This list, copied mainly from Names (24: 143), includes only the major works by Mr. Smith. All articles and reviews, and they are numerous, have been omitted, as well as the annual bibliographies on personal names that have appeared in Names since 1953.
  2. American Surnames. 1969. Philadelphia: Chilton Book Co.
  3. The Book of Smith. 1978. New York: Nellen Publishing Co. Dictionary of American Family Names. 1956. New York: Harper & Row.
  4. Naming Your Baby. 1943, 1970. Philadelphia: Chilton Book Co.
  5. New Dictionary of American Family Names. 1973. New York: Harper & Row.
  6. Personal Names: A Bibliography. 1952. New York: The New York Public Library.
  7. The Story of Our Names. 1959. New York: Harper & Brothers. Treasury of Name Lore. 1967. New York: Harper & Row.