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Guide to the Stanford University, Language Universals Project, Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • 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