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Guide to the Stanford University, Language Universals Project, Records
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Description
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).
Background
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.
Extent
1.5 Linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Partially restricted: applicant files are closed to researchers.