History of the English Language Class Transcriptions
Scope and Contents
As part of course work in a UNC Charlotte class on the History of the English Language, students were given letters and journals to transcribe from various manuscript collections located in Special Collections, Atkins Library. Handwriting, phrases used in the 19th century, and other aspects were examined. Papers from the following collections were assigned: Pharr and Walker family papers, ms0197 ; Tate and Wilson family papers, ms0196 ; and Wilkes family papers, ms0038.
- Davis, Boyd H. (Teacher, Person)
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Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
The History of the English Language Class Transcriptions is the physical property of J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections. Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.
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Transcriptions of some of the 19th century letters and papers in Special Collections Manuscripts at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Atkins Library. Most transcriptions include photocopies of the applicable manuscripts with notations made by transcribers. These transcriptions were part of the course work for Dr. Boyd Davis' class on the History of the English Language.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Dr. Boyd Davis, 2002.
Preliminary inventory of collection, J. Henry, 2015.
- History of the English Language class transcriptions
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- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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