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Josette B. Ashford papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6137
Scope and Contents

Contains Josette Ashford's personal scrapbook of photographs, postcards, correspondence and clippings detailing her life from the early 1920s until about 1999 and course materials as a professor of French and Italian at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Also included are linguistics research and publications, handouts, articles, news clippings, poetry, and literary/linguistic analysis note card files from 1951 to 1990. It also includes her life history.

Dates: 1920-1999

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

Doctrine and Covenants concordance

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6932

Collection contains a late nineteenth-century Doctrine and Covenants concordance in Pitman shorthand.

Dates: approximately 1875

Larry W. Doman book and poem

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 7806
Scope and Contents

Contains a copy of Doman's book "A Key to the Quixote and When the Walls Fall" and his poem "Alfan's Visit To Temple Square."

Dates: 2007

Edward L. Hart papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2695
Scope and Contents The collection mainly focuses on Hart's career as an English professor at Brigham Young University. It includes his academic papers from middle school through college, including LDS seminary; U.S. Navy and Japanese Language School records from his service during World War II; writings and compositions (including books, articles and speeches, poetry, and music, both manuscripts and published material), both as a student and a professional, including drafts and recordings of his hymn, "Our...
Dates: 1825-2008

Eric A. Eliason papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7914
Scope and Contents Collection includes research, drafts, correspondence, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes, slides, zip disk and other materials collected by Eliason related to his research and travels. Topics include Mormon Pioneer Day celebrations in the western United States, Russia's "Mormons," foxhunting in Great Britain, J. Golden Kimball, and Saba lace production. Also includes a notebook and ephemera related to Eliason's service as a missionary and as a military chaplain. Materials date from...
Dates: 1994-2008

The first printing in California : the Mexican press, Monterey

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1373
Scope and Contents

Typed synopsis of a talk given by John Howell to the California Historical Society on April 21, 1931. The talk concerns the discovery of the earliest known examples of printing in California. The examples described were printed by the "Mexican Press" in Monterey between the years 1831 and 1834.

Dates: 1931

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

Japan Society Bulletin, No. 58

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 301
Scope and Contents

Printed article with ms. notations titled "Japanese and Aryans Kin," which Christian Jensen marked and sent to Heber J. Grant and noted: "Pres. Grant, I thought this might be of interest to you, sincerely, C.N. Jensen, B.Y.C."

Dates: 1919

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