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Ruffner, Frederick G. Jr 1926-

Overview
Works: 106 works in 183 publications in 1 language and 6,540 library holdings
Genres: Directories  Dictionaries  Reference works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Terms and phrases  Serial publications 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other
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Most widely held works by Frederick G Ruffner
Encyclopedia of associations by Gale Research Company( )

in English and held by 2,532 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 )

17 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in English and held by 1,535 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 )

6 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in English and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 675 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
A short description of the American colonies : being a selection from "The British monarchy" by George Bickham( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encyclopedia of associations by Gale Research Company( Book )

5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 47 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
Encyclopedia of associations by Gale Research Company( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 46 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
Encyclopedia of associations by Gale Research Company( Book )

4 editions published between 1956 and 1961 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acronyms and initialisms dictionary : a guide to alphabetic designations, contractions, acronyms, initialism and similar condensed appellations ...( Book )

1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief history of the Christmas carol( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 6 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 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Code names dictionary : a guide to code names, slang, nicknames, journalese, and similar terms : Robert C. Thomas( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 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

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

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Code names dictionary : a guide to code names, slang, nicknames, journalese, and similar terms by Frederick G Ruffner( Book )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas-tide is nigh( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Ruffner's allusions--cultural, literary, biblical, and historical : a thematic dictionary
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Encyclopedia of associations
Alternative Names
Frederick Gale Ruffner, Jr. American publisher

Frederick Gale Ruffner, Jr. editor estatunidenc

Ruffner, Frederick G.

Ruffner, Frederick G. 1926-

Languages
English (80)