Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works dealing with the scientific study of human speech, including phonetics, phonemics, morphology, and syntax. Works dealing with language in general, the origin and history of language and surveys of languages, are entered under the heading Language and languages.
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
John Avery papers
Call Number: MS 43
Overview: Lectures and research notes on Indian civilization, religion and philology. Included also are lecture notes taken while he was studying in Berlin (1867-1868). Several of the lectures were prepared for presentation at meetings of the American Oriental Society.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > John Avery papers
Bernard Bloch papers
Call Number: MS 1129
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, reports, and printed material relating to Bernard Bloch's editorship of Language, his directorship of Japanese training programs at Yale during World War II, and other professional activities.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Bernard Bloch papers
Leonard Bloomfield papers
Call Number: MS 635
Overview: Correspondence, writings, and notebooks entirely related to his professional interest in languages and linguistics. The largest part of the papers consist of a sequence of forty-four notebooks, each devoted to a language or a linguistic problem. The phonology and morphology of twenty-one languages are covered in these volumes. Three unpublished articles by Bloomfield are also in the papers.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Leonard Bloomfield papers
Dan Beach and Cornelius Beach Bradley papers
Call Number: MS 97
Overview: Professional papers of Dan Beach Bradley and his son, Cornelius Beach Bradley, both missionaries to Thailand (then Siam) in the nineteenth century. The papers of Dan Beach Bradley consist of four manuscript volumes of a Siamo-English dictionary, articles and notes on the history and culture of Siam, including a list (copy) by the king of Siam of his 61 children in 1852, as well as copies of essays on the Siamese language in both English and Siamese by the king. A number of unidentified papers...
Albrecht Goetze papers
Call Number: MS 648
Overview: As a refugee from Hitler, he was outspoken on political issues and attempted to aid fellow scholars similarly uprooted. A portion of the correspondence reveals his efforts on their behalf and expands on his political views. Other letters discuss university policies, including problems at Yale University, and foundation grants for scholars. Among Goetze's important correspondents are William F. Albright, Kurt Bittel, Hans Ehelolf, Jacob J. Finkelstein, Johannes Friedrich, Hans G. Güterbock,...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Albrecht Goetze papers
Hopkins family papers
Call Number: MS 290
Overview: Papers of Edward Washburn Hopkins (1857-1932), professor of Sanskrit and comparative philology at Yale; and Clark Hopkins, member of the classics department and director of the Dura-Europos expeditions with smaller amounts of material on Allen Hopkins, Edward Lewis Hopkins (1898-), Francis Washburn Hopkins, (1896-), Samuel Hopkins (1756-1782), and Edward Allen Low (d.1880). The Edward Washburn Hopkins papers contain writings on religion in India and classical Greece and the Clark Hopkins papers...
Dates: 1778-1933, bulk 1875-1933
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Hopkins family papers
Humanities and Fine Arts Collection
Call Number: MS 590
Overview: An artificial collection of papers of Yale faculty members and students active in the academic fields of fine arts, literature, history, linguistics, classics, music, and architecture. Correspondence, writings, clippings, notes, photographs, and miscellanea are included.
A. V. Williams Jackson papers
Call Number: MS 1009
Overview: Notes and drafts of A. V. Williams Jackson for articles and speeches, largely on Sanskrit and Avestan grammar and literature and the cultures of India and Iran. Also included is a program for the Joint Meetings of a Philological Societies of the United States (1894).
Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury papers
Call Number: MS 1231
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, research, notes, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting Lounsbury's personal life and professional career as an author and educator of English literature at Yale University. Correspondence with Yale colleagues, students, authors, and officials details his academic and literary interests, and activity in the areas of international language and simplified spelling. Personal materials include letters relating to Lounsbury's Civil War...
Julian Joel Obermann papers
Call Number: MS 330
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notebooks in English, German, and Hebrew, printed matter, and other materials of Julian Joel Obermann, professor of Semitic languages at Yale University.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Julian Joel Obermann papers
Salisbury family papers
Call Number: MS 429
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, genealogical notes, and other papers, principally of Edward Elbridge Salisbury, philologist, orientalist, and genealogist. Included are materials on various branches of Salisbury's family gathered in his genealogical research. Also included are papers and correspondence of Josiah Salisbury (1781-1826), Abigail Breese Salisbury (1780-1866), and business papers of Samuel Salisbury (1739-1818) and Stephen Salisbury (1746-1829). In addition there are...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Salisbury family papers
Edwin Hotchkiss Tuttle papers
Call Number: MS 1215
Overview: Correspondence, writings, notebooks, legal and financial papers, and printed matter chiefly relating to Edwin Hotchkiss Tuttle's interest in languages. Included are research materials for his book Dravidian Developments (1930) and etymologies for Webster's New International Dictionary.
Benjamin Lee Whorf papers
Call Number: MS 822
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence; writings on linguistics, science and religion; miscellaneous biographical material; and lantern slides. Nearly three-fourths of the papers consist of Benjamin Whorf's writings on linguistics, including drafts of published works, unpublished manuscripts, research notes on his trip to Mexico in 1930 and on Hebrew, Maya, Hopi and other languages. Also included are articles by others, chiefly on Indian languages. The correspondence, which is entirely...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Benjamin Lee Whorf papers