Ogden, C.K. (Charles Kay), 1889-1957

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1889-06-01
Death 1957-03-22
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

The library of C.K. Odgen, Great Britain, was purchased for the University of California in 1957. The approximately 74,000 volumes were distributed to various UC campuses, with 6,213 to UC Berkeley. These were distributed in the General Library, including the Moffitt Undergraduate Library and the Rare Books and Special Collections Dept. Some titles determined to be UCB duplicates were transferred subsequently to other UC campuses.

From the description of Charles Kay Ogden collection. ca. 1470-1929. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 215110329

Ogden was born June 1, 1889 in Fleetword, England; graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge in 1910; founded the Cambridge magazine in 1912; in 1923, he published The meaning of meaning, which set forth principles for the understanding of the function of language; in 1922 he became editor of the international psychological journal Psyche, and used it as a vehicle for publishing research on international language problems; developed what he termed Basic English to be used as an international language of 850 words; established the Orthological Institute in 1927, completing the Basic vocabulary in 1928; published Basic English (1930), The basic vocabulary (1930), Debabelization (1931), and The basic words (1932); the Basic English Foundation was established with a grant from the Ministry of Education in 1947; he died in 1957.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1910-1957. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 40497733

Biography

Ogden was born June 1, 1889 in Fleetword, England; graduated from Magdalene College, Cambridge in 1910; founded the Cambridge magazine in 1912; in 1923, he published The meaning of meaning, which set forth principles for the understanding of the function of language; in 1922 he became editor of the international psychological journal Psyche, and used it as a vehicle for publishing research on international language problems; developed what he termed Basic English to be used as an international language of 850 words; established the Orthological Institute in 1927, completing the Basic vocabulary in 1928; published Basic English (1930), The basic vocabulary (1930), Debabelization (1931), and The basic words (1932); the Basic English Foundation was established with a grant from the Ministry of Education in 1947; he died in 1957.

From the guide to the C.K. Ogden Papers, ca. 1910-1957, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Subjects:

  • Basic English
  • Linguists--Archival resources
  • Psychologists--Archival resources

Occupations:

  • Collector
  • Linguists--England--Archival resources
  • Psychologists--England--Archival resources

Places:

  • England (as recorded)