Correspondence, minutes, reports, proposals, surveys, research notes, articles, and other items pertaining to his research
in linguistics; subjects include South Asian languages, East African languages, child phonology, and language universals.
Also includes course outlines and final exams from classes he taught at Stanford; his autobiography; and minutes and papers
from the Inter-Lutheran Commission on Worship, 1967-77.
Professor of linguistics at Stanford University since 1967. Prior to coming to Stanford, Ferguson was director of the Center
for Applied Linguistics and taught and conducted research at the Harvard Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Foreign
Service Institute in Washington, DC.
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