Jakobson, Roman, 1896-1982
- Existence: 1896 - 1982
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection consists chiefly of Bullowa’s professional papers, including correspondence with colleagues, grant proposals and reports, programs and notes pertaining to conferences Bullowa attended, speeches, student notes, and drafts of publications. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1960s and 1970s. Aside from student notes, no personal papers have been located in the collection. Some student notes from Bullowa’s days at Columbia are in the collection, as well as a...
Dates: 1930 - 1978
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract This collection documents the career of Roman Jakobson. Jakobson was Samuel Hazzard Cross Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and General Linguistics at Harvard University from 1949 until becoming emeritus in 1965. He was concurrently, appointed in April 1957, Visiting Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for 1957-1958, reappointed Visiting Institute Professor for a six month period beginning July 1958. He continued in his role at MIT until he became...
Dates: 1908 - 1982