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History of the English Language Class Transcriptions

 Collection
Identifier: MS0303

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.

Dates

  • 2001

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

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.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Overview

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.

Related Materials

Pharr and Walker family papers, ms0197 ; Wilkes family papers, ms0038 ; Tate and Wilson family papers, ms0196

Processing Information

Preliminary inventory of collection, J. Henry, 2015.

Source

Creator

Title
History of the English Language class transcriptions
Status
In Progress
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated