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A historical and linguistic study of the nineteenth century Mormon attempts to reform English orthography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 74

Scope and Contents

Typewritten student paper prepared for the Brigham Young University Honors Program. Contains a study of the Deseret Alphabet, its origin, problems, use and failure in Utah society during 1850-1877.

Dates

  • 1975

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from A historical and linguistic study of the nineteenth century Mormon attempts to reform English orthography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Kenneth Reid Beesley went to Brigham Young University and was in the honors program.

Extent

1 folder (0.08 linear ft.) : 45 p.

Language

English

Arrangement

Left in original order

Custodial History

Donated by Kenneth Reid Beesley in 1976

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Kenneth Reid Beesley; 1976.

Appraisal

LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
Title
Register of A historical and linguistic study of the nineteenth century Mormon attempts to reform English orthography
Status
Completed
Author
Elisa Visick
Date
2010 June 4
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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