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Abstract Jack Berry accepted an appointment at Northwestern University in 1964 as professor of African Languages and Linguistics. He held this position until his death on December 4, 1980. He served as the director of Northwstern's Program of Oriental and African Languages. His papers fill eighteen legal size boxes. They consist of biographical materials, correspondence, and reports, research files and publications.
Found in: Northwestern University Archives
Abstract Lorenzo Dow Turner served as Professor of English and lecturer in African Cultures at Roosevelt University College in Chicago. The Papers document Turner's extensive educational training, his long teaching career first at Fisk University and then at Roosevelt University, his exhaustive linguistic research, and the revolutionary theories on black speech development in America that he pioneered. Of special interest are cassette tapes including copies of the original sound recordings made by...
- Subject: African languages--Study and teaching X
- Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies 1
- Northwestern University Archives 1
- African literature--Study and teaching 1
- Field recordings--Africa 1
- Field recordings--Sea Islands 1
- Sea Islands Creole dialect 1
- Berry, Jack 1
- Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Faculty 1
- Turner, Lorenzo Dow 1