Papers largely date from his tenure at Stanford and include correspondence, research notes and notebooks, course files, and
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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