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Guide to the Charles A. Ferguson Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0475
    Creator: Ferguson, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1921-1998
    Title: Charles A. Ferguson papers
    Dates: 1943-1993
    Physical Description: 19 Linear feet
    Summary: Correspondence, minutes, reports, proposals, surveys, research notes, articles, and other items pertaining to his research in linguistics; subjects include South Asian languages, East African languages, child phonology, and language universals. Also includes course outlines and final exams from classes he taught at Stanford; his autobiography; and minutes and papers from the Inter-Lutheran Commission on Worship, 1967-77.
    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 C.A. Ferguson, 1993-1996.

    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

    Charles A. Ferguson Papers (SC0475). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Professor of linguistics at Stanford University since 1967. Prior to coming to Stanford, Ferguson was director of the Center for Applied Linguistics and taught and conducted research at the Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Foreign Service Institute in Washington, DC.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence, minutes, reports, proposals, surveys, research notes, articles, and other items pertaining to his research in linguistics; subjects include South Asian languages, East African languages, child phonology, and language universals. Also includes course outlines and final exams from classes he taught at Stanford; his autobiography; and minutes and papers from the Inter-Lutheran Commission on Worship, 1967-77.

    Access Terms

    Ferguson, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1921-1998
    Inter-Lutheran Commission on Worship.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Linguistics --Faculty.
    Africa, Eastern--Languages.
    Asia, Southeastern--Languages.
    Language acquisition.
    Linguistics--Study and teaching.