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Guide to the Charles A. Ferguson Papers
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
19 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.