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Lorraine Morton Ashton collection on Ermel J. Morton

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6273
Scope and Contents Collection consists of papers relating to the dictionary Ermel J. Morton, a Mormon missionary who went to Tonga, created from English to Tongan and Tongan to English, his accounts of his mission and translating the Book of Mormon, a history of his wife, a catalog of his materials from home, a typed copy of the talks at his funeral and a Tongan grammar book. There is also a book written about the time the family spent in Tonga.
Dates: 1956-2011

Chris DeSantis collection on the Translation Sciences Institute

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8729
Content Description Contains bound manuals, articles, and related materials produced by the Translation Sciences Institute. Includes information on Junction Grammar and automation of language translation. Materials date from between 1975 and 1979.
Dates: 1975-1979

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