Papers, [ca. 1930s-1970s].


Papers, [ca. 1930s-1970s].

This is a diverse collection containing professional correspondence, often relating to lectures, speeches, and articles; reprints; and numerous tape recordings.

ca. 10,000 items (ca. 12 linear ft.) ; 33 recordings.

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Bloch, Bernard, 1949-.... (person)

Venezky, Richard L. (person)

Stockwell, Robert P. (person)

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Joos, Martin. (person)

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Hockett, Charles L. (person)

Hamp, Eric P. (person)

Lamb, Sydney M. (person)

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Uhlenbeck, E. M., 1913- (person)

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Chomsky, Noam (person)

Avram Noam Chomsky (1928- ) is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, author, lecturer and political activist. Beginning with his opposition to the Vietnam War, he established himself as a prominent critic of U.S. foreign and domestic policy. Chomsky has become a profoundly influential voice on the left, lecturing widely and publishing numerous books on foreign policy, Mideast politics and related subjects. His self-professed commitment to freedom has le...