This collection primarily consists of conference materials, projects, papers, and notes
related to his work in linguistics. It also includes photographs and an audiorecording of a
Rosa Parks press conference at Stanford in 1990.
"John R. Rickford is the J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Linguistics and the Humanities
at Stanford University. He is also professor by courtesy in Education, and Pritzker
University Fellow in Undergraduate Education. He has been at Stanford since 1980.
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