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Leonard Bloomfield papers

Call Number: MS 635
Scope and Contents
These papers of the linguist Leonard Bloomfield are entirely devoted to his professional interests. Aside from seven letters from other linguists, the papers consist of a few unpublished works by Bloomfield and two items by other linguists, and of forty-four notebooks compiled by Bloomfield. These have as their subject matter the phonology and morphology of a wide variety of languages. It seems likely that these notebooks were used by Bloomfield in preparing his publications. The two earliest volumes contain class notes.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of the estate of Leonard Bloomfield, 1949.
2 Linear Feet
Related Names
Bloomfield, Leonard, 1887-1949
Language of Materials