Guide to the Stanford University, Language Universals Project, Records

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2013 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0449
Creator: Stanford University. Language Universals Project.
Title: Stanford University, Language Universals Project, records
Dates: 1967-1976
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet
Summary: Records include correspondence and supporting documents from applicants for research positions, other correspondence, typescripts of their WORKING PAPERS ON LANGUAGE UNIVERSALS (numbers 1,3, and 8-20), bibliography, and the bulletin from the Survey of Language Use and Language Teaching in Eastern Africa (1967-69).
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Provenance

Admininstrative transfer, 1986.

Information about Access

Partially restricted: applicant files are closed to researchers.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Stanford University, Language Universals Project, Records (SC0449). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

The Language Universals Project, sponsored by the National Science Foundation, conducted crosslinguistic studies on various aspects of phonology, grammar, and semantics. It was directed by Charles A. Ferguson and Joseph H. Greenberg.

Description of the Collection

Records include correspondence and supporting documents from applicants for research positions, other correspondence, typescripts of their WORKING PAPERS ON LANGUAGE UNIVERSALS (numbers 1,3, and 8-20), bibliography, and the bulletin from the Survey of Language Use and Language Teaching in Eastern Africa (1967-69).

Access Terms

Ferguson, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1921-1998
Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001
Stanford University. Dept. of Linguistics--Faculty.
Stanford University. Language Universals Project.
Africa, Eastern--Languages.
Linguistic universals


Collection Contents

 

Records

Box 1, Folder 1

Universals Project by Kurt Gottwald April 10, 1970

Box 1, Folder 2

Universals Project by Georg Babiniotis

Box 1, Folder 3

Universals Project by Bernhard Rosenkranz May 25, 1971

Box 1, Folder 4

Language Projects by Various Students 1971

Box 1, Folder 5

Language Universals Project - Correspondence 1972-1973

Box 1, Folder 6

Language Universals Project - Correspondence (A-N) 1972-1973

Box 1, Folder 7

Language Universals Project - Correspondence (O-Z) 1972-1973

Box 1, Folder 8

Language Universals Project - Correspondence 1974

Box 1, Folder 9

Language Universals Project - Applicants (1/3) 1973

Box 1, Folder 10

Applicants (2/3) 1972

Box 1, Folder 11

Applicants (3/3) 1972