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Chinese linguist, phonologist, composer and author : oral history transcript / and related material, 1974-1977.
BANC MSS 78/43 c v. 1; Phonotape 1062 A; Phonotape 1062 C :11; Phonotape 1062 C :14; ...
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Title:

Chinese linguist, phonologist, composer and author : oral history transcript: and related material, 1974-1977
China scholars oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Chao, Yuen Ren, 1892-1982, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Levenson, Rosemary, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Schneider, Laurence A., 1937-

Creator/Contributor:

Haas, Mary R. (Mary Rosamond), 1910-1996

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Early life and education in China; student years in the U.S.; interest in linguistics; work as interpreter for Bertrand Russell and Dora Black in China; linguistic studies and teaching career in China and U.S.; Agassiz professorship of oriental languages and literature, University of California, Berkeley. Photocopies of documentary material supplementing the interview appended. Copies of photographs inserted. With this, 1 (portfolio) of additional doucmentary material, including reprints of articles.

Date:

1974 (issued)

Contents:

Phonotapes : Reel 1: Feb. 20, 1974. Track 1: 1003 ft., track 2: 1007 ft. -- Reel 2: Mar. 6, 1974. Track 1: 998 ft., track 2: 998 ft. -- Reel 3: Mar. 6, 1974. Track 1: 189 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 4: Mar. 20, 1974. Track 1: 1022 ft., track 2; 1022 ft. -- Reel 5: Mar. 20, 1974. Track 1: 380 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 6: Apr. 17, 1974. Track 1: 1020 ft., track 2: 1012 ft. -- Reel 7: Apr. 24, 1974. Track 1: 966 ft., track 2: 999 ft. -- Reel 8: Apr. 24, 1974. Track 1: 533 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 9: May 1, 1974. Track 1: 983 ft., track 2: 1026 ft. -- Reel 10: May 8, 1974. Track 1: 1006 ft., track 2: 209 ft. -- Reel 11: May 15, 1974. Track 1: 644 ft., track 2: 725 ft. -- Reel 12: May 15, 1974. Track 2: 238 ft., track 2: blank -- Reel 13: May 22, 1974. Track 1: 741 f.t, track 2: 737 ft. -- Reel 14: May 22, 1974. Track 1: 97 ft., track 2: blank. Reels 1-10 are 5 in., reels 11-14 are cassettes.

Subject:

Russell, Bertrand -- 1872-1970
University of California, Berkeley. -- Agassiz Professorship of Oriental Languages and Literature.
Linguists -- California -- Berkeley
Chinese language

Note:

tape recorded interviews conducted 1974 by Rosemary Levenson for the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, California, 1977 :
Introduction by Mary Haas.
Laurence Schneider participating in one of the interviews.
Forms part of: China scholars oral history series.
Also available online.
Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library. Duplicate transcript.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 vol. ; 28 cm. + related material.
10 sound tape reels, 4 sound cassettes : analog, 3 3/4 ips, 2 track ; 5 in.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2105
BANC MSS 78/43 c v. 1
Phonotape 1062 A
Phonotape 1062 C :11
Phonotape 1062 C :14
Phonotape 1062 C :13
Phonotape 1062 C :12
BANC MSS 78/43 c v. 2

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z2105