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Guide to the Joseph H. Greenberg Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • General note

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0615
    Creator: Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001
    Title: Joseph H. Greenberg papers
    Dates: 1961-2000
    Physical Description: 40 Linear feet
    Summary: Papers largely date from his tenure at Stanford and include correspondence, research notes and notebooks, course files, and reprints.
    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 the estate of Joseph Harold Greenberg, 2001.

    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

    Joseph H. Greenberg Papers (SC0615). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

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

    Access Terms

    Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001
    Stanford University--Faculty.
    Language and languages.
    Linguistics.

    General note

    Collection is unprocessed; please consult the University Archivist for access.