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A historical and linguistic study of the nineteenth century Mormon attempts to reform English orthography

A historical and linguistic study of the nineteenth century Mormon attempts to reform English orthography

Dates: 1975

Typewritten student paper prepared for the Brigham Young University Honors Program. Contains a study of the Deseret Alphabet, its origin, problems, use and failure in Utah society during 1850-1877.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.08 linear ft.) : 45 p.
  • Creator: Beesley, Kenneth Reid
  • Call Number: MSS SC 74
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Arrangement
Left in original order
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from A historical and linguistic study of the nineteenth century Mormon attempts to reform English orthography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 74; A historical and linguistic study of the nineteenth century Mormon attempts to reform English orthography; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 74, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Kenneth Reid Beesley in 1976
Acquisition Information
Donated; Kenneth Reid Beesley; 1976.
Subject Terms
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Deseret alphabet; English language--Orthography and spelling; Language and Languages; Mormon Church--Education; Spelling reform
Appraisal Information
LDS scholarship and historiography (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.III, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC74
Finding Aid Title
Historical and linguistic study of the nineteenth century Mormon attempts to reform English orthography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-16T04:09-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Kenneth Reid Beesley went to Brigham Young University and was in the honors program.



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