Tamony, Peter (1902-1985), Collection, 1890-1985 (C3939)

877.6 linear feet, 12 records, 89 audio tapes, 2 audio cassettes

Word Files Series

The Word Files series comprises over 800 boxes of examples of word and phrase usages, which are arranged in alphabetical order. Tamony stored these clippings from newspapers, books, and magazines by cutting the ends off used envelopes and writing the word or phrase at the top. He then folded the item containing the word and inserted it into the envelope.

Word file list

V
V-1
V-2
V-3
V-4
V-5
V-6
V-8
V-14A
V-A
Vab
Vacant
Vacation
Vaccinate
Vaccination
Vaccine
V-Action
Vacuum
Vacuum Cleaner
Vacuum Cleaning
Vacuum Pack
Vacuum Sweeper
Vacuum Tube
Vacuum Tunnel
Vader
Vag
Vagabo
Vagabond
Vagina
Vagrancy
Vagrant
Vagus
Vahine
Val
Valachi
Valentine
Valentine Day Massacre
Valentines
Valentino
Valet
Valia
Validate
Valise
Valium
Valley
Valley Girl
Valley Of The Dolls, See Dolls
Valley People
Valorization
Valuation
Value
Value Added Tax
Values
Valuta
Valve
Valver
Valve Trombone
Vamose
Vamp
Vampira
Vampire
Vampire Liberty
Van
Van Alan Belt
Van Allen Belt
Van Allen System
Vance
Vancomycin
Vandalism
Vandals
Vanderbilt
Vang
Van Gogh
Vanguard
Vanilla
Vanishing Act
Vanishing American
Vanishing Breed
Vanishing Creams
Vanishing Point
Vanities
Vanity
Vanity Case
Vanity Fair
Vanity Press
Vanity Publisher
Vanity Publishing
Van John
Van Pool
Vanpty
Vans
Vansittartism
Vant
Vants
Vapor Barrier
Vapor Lamp
Vapor Lock
Vapors
Vapor Trail
Vaquero
Vara
Varga Girl
Variable
Variable Interest
Variable Mortgage
Variance Permit
Variant
Varicose Alleys
Varicose Veins
Varidase
Varidese
Varietal
Varietism
Variety
Varios Rotor
Varitron
Varitype
Varmannie
Varmint
Varnish
See also Paint
Varnished
Varoom
Varsity
Varsity Drag
V-Article
Vasectomy
Vaseline
Vasopressin
Vassar
Vasss
Vast Wasteland
Vas You There, Sharlee
Vat
Vat 69
Vatican
Vatican Roulette
Vaudeo
Vaudeville
Vaya
V-Bomb
V.C
V.D.
V-Day
V-E
Veal Cutlet
Veblen
Vece
Vector
Vecturist
V-E Day
Veddy
Vee
Veejay
Veep
Vee Pee
Veeper
Veer
Veg
Vegan
Vegas
Vegas Throat
Vegetable
Vegetable Coat
Vegetables
Vegetarian
Vegetarianism
Vegetative Level
Vehicle
Veil
Veins
Vel
Vela
Velcro
Velde committee
Velidrome
Velikovsky
Velino
Velo
Velocitation
Velocity
Velocity Spending
Velodrome
Veloform
Velon
Velour
Veloutee
Veltpolitik
Velvet
Velvet Fog
Velvet Hammer
Velvet Underground
Vence
Venceremos
Vench
Vend-A-Vision
Vender Video
Vendetta
Vendido
Vending Machine
Venereal Disease
Venery
Venetian Blinds
Venetian Coffee
Venetian Doors
Venga
Venial Sin
Venice
Venom, See Poison
Vent
Ventilate
Venture
Venture Capital
Venus
Venus Fixer
Verabout
Verac
Veranda
Verandah-Type
Veranda-Type
Vera Vague
Verb
Verbal
Verbal Aids
Verbal Bobble
Verbalizing
Verbal World
Verboten
Verbovis
Vere De Vere
Verein
Verel
Verge
Verieon
Verien
Verifax
Verification
Veriloid
Verisimo
Verism
Verite
Verlier
Vermiculite
Vermont
Vernacular
Vernissage
Veronal
Veronica
Veronica Lake
Verrazano Bridge
Verruga
Versatan
Versatel
Versateller
Versa-Tiles
Versi
Verti
Vertical
Vertical Assembly Building
Vertical Envelopment
Vertical Pronoun
Vertical Take-Off
Vertical Take-Off And Landing
Verti-Glas
Vertigon
Vertigyro
Vertijet
Vertiplane
Verti-Power
Vervy
Very
Very Big
See also Big
Very Good, Eddie
Very High Frequency
Very In
Very San Francisco
Vesco
Vespasienne
Vesper
Vest
Vest Dress
Vested
Vested Interests
Vestee
Vestibule
Vesting Day
Vest Pocket
Vestry Thief
Vet
Veter-Ann
Veterans
Veterans Administration
Veterans Day
Veterinarian
Veto
Veto Proof
Vetreach, See Reach
Vette
V Formation
V For Victory
V-Girl
VHF
Vi
Viable
Vib
Vibes
Vibra
Vibracall
Vibrate
Vibration
Vibrato
Vibrator
Vic
Vice
Vice Presidency
Vice President
Vice Squad
Vice Versa
Vicky
Vichyfrance
Vichyssoise
Vicki
Vickie
Vicky
Victim
Victimless Crime
Victims
Victim's Bill Of Rights
Victim's Rights
Victor
Victorgroove
Victoria
Victoria Cross
Victorian
Victoria Station
Victory
Victory Dance
Victory Defense
Victory Garden
Victory Girl
Victrola
Vicuna
Vicuna Coats
Vicuna Scandal
Vid
Vida
Vida Blue
Vidalia
Viddle
Viddle-De-Vop
Viddle Vop
Video
Videobeam
Video Cassette
Video Cassette Recorder
Video Comp
Video Conferencing
Videocorder
Videocre
Videodex
Videodisc
Video Disk
Video Drome
Video File
Video Games
Videogenic
Video Graph
Videomatic
Videophone
Video Pong
Video Pool
Videoporn, See Pornography
Videopus
Video Recorder
Videoscan
Videospace
Videot
Videotape
Videotape Recorder
Videotex
Video Vapors
Videp
Vid File
Vidicon
Vidifont
Vidiot
Vidpic
Vidpix
Viejos
Vienna
Viet Cong
Vietlish
Vietnam
See also Barbecue; Nam
Vietnamese
Vietnamese War
See also Baby Lift; Gas Warfare; Moratorium; Pinkville
Vietnamization
Vietnik
Vieux Carre
View
Viewership
Viewing
View Look
Viewmobile
Vig
Vigah
Vigilantes
Vigor
Vigorish
Vik
Viking
Villa
Village
Village Green
Village Idiot
Village Pump
Villain
Ville
V.I.M.
Vin
Vims
Vim Vam Vamoose
Vim, Vigor, Vitality
Vincent
Vine
Vinegar
Vines
Vingt-Et-Un
Vino
Vintage
Vinylite
Violator
Violence
Violet
Violets
Violin
V.I.P.
Viper
Vir
Viracle
Viractin
Viralon
Virasil
Virgule
Virgin
Virgin Birth
Virginia
Virginia Bat
Virginia Judge
Virginian
Virginia Slims
Virginia Wolfe
Virgin Islands
Virginity
Virginity Belt
Virgin Mary
Virgins
Virgin Sturgeon
Virgin's Wail
Viridiana
Virility
Viro
Viroid
Virological Warfare
Virolyson
Virtue
Virtuosity
Virus
Viruses
Virus V
Virus X
Vis
Visa
Visagiste
Visaphone
Visceral
Viscount
Vish
Vishinsky Doctrine
Visible
Visible Heat
Visibility
Visibility Zero
Visimeter
Vision
Visionary
Visiposure
Visiting
Visiting Card
See also Calling Card
Visiting Firemen
See also Fireman
Visiting Nurse
Visitor
Visitors
Vista
Vista Dome
Vista Vision
Visual
Visual Aids
Visualette
Visualization
Visualizer
Visual Telegraphy
Vita
Vitagraph
Vital
Vitalator
Vitalism
Vita-Lite
Vitality
Vital Lie
Vital Statistics
Vitamin
Vitamin C
Vitamins
Vitaphone
Vitapix
Vitascan
Vitascope
Vitavision
Vitazone
Vitrine
Vitro
Vittles
Viv
Viva
Vivace
Vivarin
Vivatorium
Vive La Difference
Viveration
Viverator
Vivesection
Vivos
Vix
V-J Day
V-Mail
V.O.
Voca
Vocabulary
Voca Dance
Vocalese
Vocalist
Vocalization
Vocalization Of
Instrumentation
See also Blues
Vocal Pitch Analysis
Vocals
Vocational
Vocational Schools
Vocational Training
Vocarium
V.O.C.O.
Vocumentary
Vo-De-O-Do
Voder
Vodka
Vodsky
Vodvil
Vo. Ed.
Vog
Vogel
Vogue
Voice
Voice Analyzer
Voice Mail
Voice Of...
Voice Of America
Voice Of The Turtle
Voice Over
Voice Print
Voice Printer
Voice Printing
Voice Projector
Voice Radio
Voicespond
Voice Stress
Voice Stress Analyzer
Voice Tap
Voice Typewriter
Voiceway
Voice Writer
Void Coupon
Voidism
Voke
Voks
Volar
Volare
Volcanic
Volcano Juice
Volcanologists
Volcas
Vole Plague
Volkswagen
Volley
Volley Ball
Volpo
Volscan
Volstead
Volstead Act
Voltaire
Voluntarism
Voluntary Way
Volunteers
Volunteer Army
Voluptia
Voluptua
Vom
Vomic
Vomit
Vom, Vin, Voodle
Von
Vonce
Voo
Voo-Doo
Voo-It
Voom
Voom-Voom
Voos
Voot
Vop
Vopan
Vopos
Vor
VOR-DME
Vornado
Vorpal Burbles
Vorsehung
Vortac
Vortex
Vosnian
Vosyn
Vot
Vote
Vote No
Vote Of Confidence
Vote Profile Analysis
Voter Registration
Votes For Women
Vote Straight Ticket
Vote With Feet
See also Feet
Voting Trust
Votomatic
Votronic
Voucher
Voucher System
Vons
Vout
See also Reeni
Vow Boys
Vowel Changes
Vox
Vox Pop
Vox Populi
Voyage
Voyeur
Vozhd
VP
V-Particle
V-Recovery
Vril
Vrilium
Vroom
V-Shaped
VT
VTO
VTOL
VU
Vue
Vues
Vulcan
Vulgarians
Vulgarity
Vulnerable
Vulnerable Americans
Vulture
Vultures
Vulture's Roost
Vunce
Vup

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