Guide to the Susan R. Braunwald Language Acquisition Diaries MS.F.040

Finding aid prepared by Sara Seltzer
Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
The UCI Libraries
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Title: Susan R. Braunwald language acquisition diaries
Identifier/Call Number: MS.F.040
Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Date: 1971-2013
Abstract: This collection is comprised of diaries created by Susan R. Braunwald documenting her second child's acquisition of American English between late infancy (8-months) and early childhood (50-months). The diaries are redacted photocopied versions that are otherwise exact copies of the originals. The handwritten diaries contain information about an inclusive process of language acquisition that encompasses pragmatics, semantics, and syntax and is considered the "most complete diary in existence of one child's development of complex syntax." The daily entries from 12-to-48 months including detailed contextual and developmental notes make these data useful for research in child language and more broadly in many academic disciplines.
Creator: Braunwald, Susan R.

Access

The collection is open for research.
Access to the original handwritten diaries is restricted until 2071. The redacted copies and supplemental materials are available for public use.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Publication or presentation of photographs included in the collection is restricted until 2071.

Preferred Citation

Susan R. Braunwald language acquisition diaries. MS-F040. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
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Accruals

Accruals are expected.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection is comprised of diaries created by Susan R. Braunwald documenting her second child's acquisition of American English between late infancy (8-months) and early childhood (50-months). The diaries are redacted photocopied versions that are otherwise exact copies of the originals. The handwritten diaries contain information about an inclusive process of language acquisition that encompasses pragmatics, semantics, and syntax and is considered the "most complete diary in existence of one child's development of complex syntax." The daily entries from 12-to-48 months including detailed contextual and developmental notes make these data useful for research in child language and more broadly in many academic disciplines.