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Linguistics -- Utah -- Provo

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Harold S. Madsen professional papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7572
Scope and Contents

Contains eight cartons of professional papers regarding his time as a Professor of both English and Linguistics at Brigham Young University. Includes syllabi, papers, handbooks and various other materials dating 1960-1988.

Dates: 1960-1988

Royal Skousen collation of Book of Mormon text, 1985-1999

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to the linguistic work of Royal Skousen, professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In particular are Skousen's complete collation files on Book of Mormon text, title page through Moroni 10, in main bulk and original drafts. This includes symbol keys and stemma, progressive editions of each passage's collation, overhead sheets, articles, cue sheets, library research notes, and directory and file printouts. Materials dated 1985-1999.

Dates: 1985-1999

Royal Skousen correspondence and publicity on Book of Mormon, 1996-2008

 Sub-Series — Carton 86: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232561446], Folder: 15-27
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to the linguistic work of Royal Skousen, a professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Particularly correspondence with Skousen's linguistic and other professional colleagues (including sharing of articles), as well as symposium publications and distribution, press releases, travel files, and newspaper excerpts. Materials dated 1996-2008.

Dates: 1996-2008

Royal Skousen papers on Book of Mormon and Critical Text project, 1981-2014

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Consists of manuscript drafts, photocopies of research material, correspondence, articles, reviews, and presentations, publicity, variant searches and hour logs, other authors' books and articles on the Book of Mormon, and photographs of the original Book of Mormon manuscript. Materials dated 1981-2014.

Dates: 1981-2014

Royal Skousen papers on colleague works, 1981-2009

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains manuscripts for Book of Mormon-related books, articles, and other material written by colleagues of Royal Skousen, notably Grant Hardy, Paul Ingham Lineback, and Robert Smith. This includes manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, reviews, lectures (including corresponding sheet music and artwork), spiral-bound copies, memorandums, lists of errors and corrections, notes, and diagrams. Materials dated 1981-2009.

Dates: 1981-2009

Royal Skousen papers on Critical Text Project, 1986-2014

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains the majority of the research and publication files for Skousen's Book of Mormon Critical Text Project: preliminary research and drafts and original volumes, O and P manuscripts (3 volumes altogether), Analysis of Textual Variants (6 volumes), and emendations. This includes early or progressive drafts and bindings, correspondence, facsimile photocopies, overhead transparencies, notecards, slides, transcriptions, proofs, variant collations, symbol keys, articles and book excerpts,...
Dates: 1986-2014

Royal Skousen papers on student hiring and research assistants, 1995-1999

 Sub-Series — Carton 87: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232561453], Folder: 5-7
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to the linguistic work of Royal Skousen, a professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Particularly, hiring and research time files for student Matt Empey, Skousen's daughter Christina, and other student and assistant researchers, including correspondence and campus memos, timecards, work authorizations, and research notes (reference checks, spelling variants). Materials dated 1995-1999.

Dates: 1995-1999

Royal Skousen papers on Yale Edition, 2008-2014

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains proofs of 9 revisions (1, 3.1-3.3, 4, 6, 8/9, 10, and 11) of Skousen's book "The Book of Mormon: The Earliest Text" (printed by Yale University Press, hence the nickname of "Yale Edition"), as well as proofs of the 1st and 2nd printings. Also included are a page layout chart, corrections, and memorandums. Materials dated 2008-2014.

Dates: 2008-2014

Royal Skousen photographs of Book of Mormon manuscript, 1991 October, 1992 October 2

 Sub-Series — Box 100: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197239239566]
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 10
Scope and Contents

Contains a set of black and white ultraviolet photographs of the Wilford Wood fragments of the original Book of Mormon manuscript. David W. Hawkinson reportedly photographed the fragments in October 1991 at the Harold B. Lee Library conservation lab. As the editor of the Book of Mormon critical text project, Royal Skousen was in possession of the photographs and eventually donated them to Brigham Young University in 1992. Materials dated October 1991.

Dates: 1991 October; Record Keeping: 1992 October 2

Royal Skousen research on Bible versions, 1993-1994

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains research on version of the Bible (mostly in the form of photocopied excerpts from versions published between 1611 and 1979), including printouts of Isaiah quotations in the Book of Mormon, card catalog notes and printouts of Bible call numbers, and research schedules. Materials dated 1993-1994.

Dates: 1993-1994