Papers largely date from his tenure at Stanford and include
correspondence, research notes and notebooks, course files, and reprints.
Greenberg, a linguist who studied the origins of the world's languages, studied
anthropology at Northwestern, receiving his Ph.D. in 1940. He taught at the University
of Minnesota and Columbia before coming to Stanford in 1962. While at Stanford he was
not only a professor of anthropology, but also helped to found the linguistics
department and organized the African Studies Center in the 1960's. He died in 2001.
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