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RO-12201-75

Northwestern University (Evanston, IL 60208-0001)
Raoul Smith (Project Director: 01/01/1975 to present)

Analysis of the Phonetically Written Manuscripts of Jonathan Fisher, 1768-1847

To edit, transcribe, translate and process the manuscripts of Jonathan Fisher (1768-184-7). Fisher, a minister, artist, and linguist, lived in Maine from 1796-1847 and designed a system of phonetic writing in 1792 which he called his "philosophical alphabet". Project will be important to linguistic studies of the Revolutionary period.

Project fields:
Linguistics

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$38,449 (approved)
$38,449 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1975 – 12/31/1975