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A short business session was then held.

Prof. E. P. Davis formally presented the report of the Committee on Nominations, which because of one withdrawal differed slightly from that announced in the Circulars of the Meeting; and in the absence of nominations from the floor, which were called for by the President, the report was adopted in the usual manner, and the nominees were declared elected, for terms beginning at the end of the meeting:

President, Prof. George T. Flom, Univ. of Illinois.
Vice-President, Prof. Harold H. Bender, Princeton Univ.

Secretary and Treasurer, Prof. Roland G. Kent, Univ. of Pennsylvania.
Executive Committee, the preceding, and

Prof. Samuel E. Bassett, Univ. of Vermont.

Prof. Albrecht Götze, Yale Univ.

Prof. Miles L. Hanley, Univ. of Wisconsin.

Committee on Publications:

Chairman and Editor, Prof. George Melville Bolling, Ohio State Univ. To serve through 1938: Prof. W. Freeman Twaddell, Univ. of Wisconsin.

Prof. J. Whatmough now presented the report of the Committee on Resolutions, which was unanimously adopted, as follows:

The Committee on Resolutions proposes that the warmest thanks of the Linguistic Society be accorded

to the Local Committee, and especially to its Chairman, Prof. W. L. Carr, for the admirable arrangements which it made for our reception in New York;

to the Secretaries of the associated Societies, the American Philological Association and the Archaeological Institute of America, in particular to Prof. R. C. Flickinger, for cooperation in making arrangements for the meetings;

to the several individuals and organizations which have opened their collections and museums to our members;

and to the Hotel Astor, especially Mr. W. M. Nigey, for many courtesies; and last but not least, the Committee on Resolutions proposes that the Society renew its expression of gratitude to its indefatigable Secretary, Prof. R. G. Kent, whose constant care for the Society's well-being has made the Society what it is. Adjournment was taken at 12.25 P.M.

The Sixth Session of the Linguistic Society was held on the afternoon of Saturday, December 28, in the East Ballroom of the Hotel Astor, jointly with the American Philological Association. President Ullman of the Philological Association called the meeting to order at 2.05 P.M., and presided through the session. About 200 persons were present. The reading of papers was at once begun:

Prof. Leonard Bloomfield, of the University of Chicago, President of the Linguistic Society of America: Language or Ideas?

Dr. Edith F. Claflin, of the Brearley School: The Middle Voice in the Vulgate.

Dr. Mary R. Haas, of Yale University: Noun Classification in Tunica, an American Indian Language of Louisiana. Discussion by Messrs. Whorf, Bolling, Prindle.

Prof. Roy K. Hack, of the University of Cincinnati: Was Homer Illiterate? Discussion by Messrs. Sturtevant, Prentiss, Miss Claflin, Messrs. Raymond, Hubbell, Lebel, Ullman, Carr, Senn.

Dr. Mason Hammond, of Harvard University: Plato in Central New York.

Dr. Louise Adams Holland, of Philadelphia: Janus and the Bridge; illustrated with lantern-slides.

Prof. Roland G. Kent, of the University of Pennsylvania: The t of German tausend. Discussion by Messrs. Roedder, Lebel, Miss Haessler.

Dr. Mitchell Levensohn, of Yale University: The Peculiarities of Xenophon's Oeconomicus.

The following papers, offered by the Philological Association, were presented by title only:

Prof. Frank R. Blake, of The Johns Hopkins University: A Scientific Synthesis of Greek and Latin.

Dr. Christopher George Brouzas, of West Virginia University: The Complexion of Sappho and the Meaning of 'IÓTλOKOS.

Dr. Frederick Malcolm Combellack, of the University of California: The s páro Formula in Greek Epic.

Prof. Ephraim Cross, of City College, New York City: The Latin Basis for Italian me lo, etc.

Prof. E. Adelaide Hahn, of Hunter College: The Dum Proviso Clause. Mr. Eric Alfred Havelock, of Victoria College, University of Toronto: The One and the Many.

Adjournment was taken at 5.30 P.M.

(signed) ROLAND G. KENT



This list includes all those who were on the rolls of the Society in 1935. SC before the name indicates Signers of the Call which led to the foundation of the Society, FM indicates Foundation Members, a date indicates the year of election. So far as the information is at hand, the special subject of instruction or of study, or the occupation, is given. Any changes of address or of title, and any errors, should be at once reported to the Secretary of the Society. Later lists will give the names of those who become members during 1936.


Indogermanische Gesellschaft, bei Prof. Dr. A. Debrunner,
Schwarztorstr. 36, Bern, Switzerland.

Société de Linguistique de Paris, à la Sorbonne, Paris V, France.


1933 Prof. Emile Boisacq, 271 Chaussée de Vleurgat, Ixelles-Bruxelles, Belgium.

1933 Prof. Dr. C. Brockelmann, Wilhelmsruh 19, Breslau XVI,


1927 Prof. Dr. A. Debrunner, Schwarztorstr. 36, Bern, Switzerland. 1935 Prof. Eduard Fraenkel, Corpus Christi College, Oxford, England. 1930 Prof. Dr. H. Hirt, Loeberstr. 23, Giessen, Germany. 1927 Prof. Dr. Otto Jespersen, Lundehave, Helsingor, Denmark. 1929 Prof. Dr. P. Kretschmer, Florianigasse 23, Wien VIII, Austria. 1933 Prof. Dr. K. Luick, Gatterburggasse 6, Wien XIX-1, Austria; deceased.

1927 Prof. A. Meillet, 24 Rue de Verneuil, Paris VII, France. 1929 Prof. Dr. C. Meinhof, Beneckestr. 22, Hamburg XIII, Germany. 1929 Prof. R. Menéndez Pidal, Centro de Estudios Historicos, Almagro 26, Madrid, Spain.

1928 Prof. Dr. W. Meyer-Lübke, Universität, Bonn, Germany. 1934 Prof. Dr. Lorenz Morsbach, Hoherweg 10, Göttingen, Germany. 1932 Prof. Dr. Hanns Oertel, Pienzenauerstr. 36, München 27,


1930 Prof. Dr. Holger Pedersen, Gersonsvej 69 II, Copenhagen, Denmark.

1927 Dr. P. Rivet, 61 Rue de Buffon, Paris, France.

1931 Prof. Dr. Emil N. Setälä, Jarvenpaa, Finland; deceased. 1928 Prof. Dr. F. Sommer, Ludwigstr. 22, München, Germany. 1931 Prof. Dr. R. Thurneysen, Meckenheimerallee 55, Bonn, Germany. 1930 Prof. Dr. C. C. Uhlenbeck, Wijerstraat 10, Amersfoort, Netherlands.

1932 Prof. Dr. Arthur Ungnad, Kronprinzen-Allee 19, Falkenhain, Post Finkenkrug, Germany.

1932 Prof. Dr. N. Van Wijk, Niewstraat 36, Leiden, Netherlands. 1927 Prof. Dr. Jakob Wackernagel, Gartenstr. 93, Basel, Switzerland. 1927 Prof. Henry Cecil Wyld, Merton College, Oxford, England.


As far as the data are at hand, this listing gives the member's highest degree taken in course, his academic title or other occupation, his preferred mailing address if not already given in his academic title, and his special line of linguistic interest if not already adequately indicated. Corrections and additions should be sent to the Secretary of the Society.

FM Arthur Adams, Ph.D., Professor of English and Librarian, Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.

1928 J. H. Adams, Kennett Square, Pa.

1929 Cyrus Adler, Ph.D., President of The Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning, Philadelphia, Pa.

1935 Mrs. Ethel G. Aginsky, Ph.D., Research Assistant in Linguistics, Dept. of Anthropology, Columbia University, New York City; American Indian and African languages.

1929 William Foxwell Albright, Ph.D., Professor of Semitic Languages in The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.

1926 Bernard M. Allen, Head of the Latin Dept. in the Roxbury School, Cheshire, Conn.; Latin syntax.

1933 Don Cameron Allen, Ph.D., Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies, 702 W. Washington Bd., Urbana, Ill.; English.

1926 Louis Allen, Associate Professor of French, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. Died Aug. 27, 1935.

1929 Clara Janet Allison, M.A., Associate Professor of Latin, Michigan State Normal College; 1010 Washtenaw Ave., Ypsilanti, Mich.; general linguistics.

FM Hermann Almstedt, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Languages and Chairman of Dept., University of Missouri; 302 Westmount Ave., Columbia, Mo.; Germanic and comparative linguistics.

1931 William Albert Amiet, M.A., Barrister-at-law, Mackay, Queensland, Australia; Romance languages.

1926 Manuel J. Andrade, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.; general linguistics. 1925 Albert LeRoy Andrews, Ph.D., Professor of Germanic Philology, Cornell University; 409 Mitchell St., Ithaca, New York. Edward C. Armstrong, Ph.D., Professor of the French Language, Princeton University; 26 Edgehill St., Princeton, N. J.


Earle Brownell Babcock, Ph.D.; died March 1, 1935. 1933 William Frederic Badè, Ph.D., Professor of Old Testament Literature and Semitic Languages and Dean of the Pacific School of Religion, and Director of the Palestine Institute; 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley, Calif.

1932 Allan P. Ball, Ph.D., Professor of Classical Languages, City College, New York City.

1935 Clarence L. Barnhart, Ph.B., Dictionary Editor, Scott Foresman and Co., 623 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, Ill.; English language.

SC LeRoy Carr Barret, Ph.D., Professor of Latin, Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.; Sanskrit and Latin.

FM George Aaron Barton, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Semitic Languages in the University of Pennsylvania, and Professor

of New Testament Literature and Language in the Divinity School of the Protestant Episcopal Church; 43d and Spruce Sts., Philadelphia, Pa.

1932 Harold Albert Basilius, A.M., Instructor in German, University of Chicago; Faculty Exchange, Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, Ill. 1927 Samuel Eliot Bassett, Ph.D., Professor of Greek Language and Literature, University of Vermont; 295 S. Prospect St., Burlington, Vt.

1927 Charles F. Bauer, Ph.D., Instructor in Foreign Languages, Temple University High School, 1417 Diamond St., Philadelphia, Pa.; Latin.

1935 Paull Franklin Baum, Ph.D., Professor of English, Duke University; College Station, Durham, N. C.

1932 George Bechtel, Ph.D., Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies; Oriental Institute, University of Chicago; 6151 Greenwood Ave., Chicago, Ill.; Hittite.

1935 Mrs. George Bechtel (Ruth E. Moore), Ph.D., 6151 Greenwood Ave., Chicago, Ill.; Italic, Messapic, Venetic.

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