Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Contains various research material such as slides, photographs, books, articles, newspaper clippings, various books and articles written by Backman, computer hard drives, floppies, CDs, and notes. Most of the material is about various religions and the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dated 1943-2013
Contains materials pertaining to the linguistic work of Royal Skousen, professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Contains files accumulated while Skousen served on the editorial board of the Journal of Quantitative Linguistics and "Computers and the Humanities," including correspondence, article printouts, pamphlets, contributor notes, and some periodical copies. Materials dated 1993-1999.
Contains papers written completely or partially by Charles D. Bush, a senior research consultant at the Brigham Young University Humanities Research Center. Papers include the "English Modification Handbook," "Levels of Modification Applied to Transformational Grammar," papers covering the topics of translators and computers, as well as other papers and correspondence, 1973-1978.
Contains the Czechoslovakian patent of Bernhard Weiner. Also contains a letter explaining the patent and its importance as evidence of one of the world's first computers. Patent relates to typewriters and calculating or computing devices. Materials date from 1929-1972.