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Guide to the Joseph H. Greenberg Papers
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Description
Papers largely date from his tenure at Stanford and include correspondence, research notes and notebooks, course files, and reprints.
Background
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.
Extent
40 Linear feet
Restrictions
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.
Availability
This collection is open for research.