Language and Languages
Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Papers about a Benjamin F. Cummings language seminar that informed a general language background for graduates.
Contains a Portuguese textbook produced by Department of Languages professor Gerrit De Jong for class instruction. Includes short stories and essays on various academic topics. Also includes some poetry and reading comprehension questions based on the text materials. Materials dated 1960.
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.
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.
A historical and linguistic study of the nineteenth century Mormon attempts to reform English orthography
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.