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Ruffner, Frederick G. Jr 1926-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 139 publications in 1 language and 6,819 library holdings
Genres: Directories  Dictionaries  Reference works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs  Interviews  Periodicals  Serial publications 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
Classifications: HS17, 060
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Most widely held works by Frederick G Ruffner
Encyclopedia of associations( )

in English and held by 2,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive list of national organizations described briefly, with names, addresses, and telephone numbers. Associations keep track of industry data for their members and may have valuable information on an industry that would not be found in standard business sources. Indexes include name of organization, key word, and geographic area
Allusions : cultural, literary, Biblical, and historical : a thematic dictionary by Laurence Urdang( Book )

16 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 1,625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the metaphorical or symbolic use of over 8700 entries from sources including the Bible, Shakespeare, Dickens, Greek, Roman, Scandinavian and other mythologies, American, European, Eastern and other legends and folklore, music, the arts, industry, comics, motion pictures, television, radio, and culture in general. Includes everyday expressions, but excludes real people unless they epitomize a particular characteristic from the thematic category. Each theme includes examples from sources including authors, books, magazines, plays, operas, Supreme Court rulings, herbs and other plants, religions, religious sects and writings, movies, nursery rhymes, fairy tales, songs, rock groups, gem symbolism, etc
Code names dictionary; a guide to code names, slang, nicknames, journalese, and similar terms: aviation, rockets and missiles, military, aerospace, meteorology, atomic energy, communications, and others by Frederick G Ruffner( Book )

21 editions published in 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ruffner's allusions--cultural, literary, biblical, and historical : a thematic dictionary by Frederick G Ruffner( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A thematic dictionary, with almost 13,000 allusion entries organized under 730 thematic categories. Thematic categories are presented in alphabetical order; each thematic category is followed a list of allusions, including definitions, origins (nationality and genre), and sources. Includes a bibliography and index"--Provided by publisher
Encyclopedia of associations by Gale Research Company( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive list of national organizations described briefly, with names, addresses and telephone numbers. Indexes include name of organization, key word and geographic area
A short description of the American colonies : being a selection from "The British monarchy" by George Bickham( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acronyms and initialism dictionary; a guide to alphabetic designations, contractions, acronyms, initialisms, and similar condensed appelations by Gale Research Company( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of associations by Gale Research Company( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A guide to over ... international nonprofit membership organizations including multinational and binational groups, and national organizations based outside the United States, concerned with all subjects or areas of activity."
A brief history of the Christmas carol( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas through the centuries : a selection of poems, carols, recipes, plays and prose( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The library through the centuries by Frederick G Ruffner( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Swing Street revisited" : the paintings of Davis Quinn from the Frederick G. Ruffner, Jr. Collection( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding John Updike by Donald J Greiner( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas entertainments : a collection of recitations, songs, exercises, and poems( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ho, Ho, Ho! : Santa Claus in song & verse( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seasonal customs : a selection of customs, traditions and symbols about the winter solstice, Christmas and the new year by Frederick G Ruffner( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas-tide is nigh( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ruffner's allusions--cultural, literary, biblical, and historical : a thematic dictionary
Alternative Names
Ruffner, Frederick G.

Ruffner, Frederick G. 1926-

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English (82)

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