Guide to the Joseph H. Greenberg Notebooks Documenting Pacific Languages

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0521
Creator: Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001
Title: Joseph H. Greenberg notebooks documenting Pacific languages
Dates: circa 1969-1971
Physical Description: 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Summary: Thirteen volumes of background data on non-Austronesian and non-Australian languages of the Pacific area used in preparing his article "The Indo-Pacific Hypothesis" in TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS (1971). Ten of the volumes are labeled "New Guinea"; other volumes include "Language enumerations, sources, and misc. grammatical notes," and "Language not assigned to any subgroup."
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Joseph H. Greenberg, 1996.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

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

Joseph H. Greenberg Notebooks Documenting Pacific Languages (SC0521). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Professor of linguistics at Stanford University.

Description of the Collection

Thirteen volumes of background data on non-Austronesian and non-Australian languages of the Pacific area used in preparing his article "The Indo-Pacific Hypothesis" in TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS (1971). Ten of the volumes are labeled "New Guinea"; other volumes include "Language enumerations, sources, and misc. grammatical notes," and "Language not assigned to any subgroup."

Access Terms

Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001
Stanford University. Dept. of Linguistics--Faculty.
linguistics
Notebooks.
Pacific Area--Languages--Classification.
Papuan languages--Classification.


Collection Contents

 

Notebooks

Box 1, Folder 1

Eastern New Guinea

Box 1, Folder 2

Eastern New Guinea

Box 1, Folder 3

Eastern New Guinea

Box 1, Folder 4

Western New Guinea

Box 1, Folder 5

Northern New Guinea

Box 1, Folder 6

Central New Guinea

Box 2, Folder 1

Southern New Guinea

Box 2, Folder 2

Southern New Guinea

Box 2, Folder 3

South West New Guinea

Box 2, Folder 4

South West New Guinea

Box 2, Folder 5

Language enumerations, sources, misc. grammatical notes

Box 2, Folder 6

Indo-Pacific family languages not assigned to any sub-group

Box 2, Folder 7

Non New Guinea groups