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Philip Kaplan collection of S.A. Jacobs.

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Philip Kaplan collection of S.A. Jacobs., 1950-1958 | Manuscripts

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Collection Overview

Title: Philip Kaplan collection of S.A. Jacobs., 1950-1958Add to your cart.

ID: 1/1/MSS 194

Primary Creator: Jacobs, S. A. (Samuel Aiwaz)

Other Creators: Kaplan, Philip, (1903-1990)

Extent: 1.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by record type.

Subjects: Jacobs, S. A. (Samuel Aiwaz), Language, Universal--Alphabet.

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of correspondence and materials related to the universal alphabet, a theoretical tool that would allow all languages to be translated into a single form. This theoretical tool has been studied and revised by many organizations, scholars, and linguists, S.A. Jacobs being one of the earlier individuals to attempt it.

Biographical Note

Samuel Aiwaz Jacobs (1891-1971) founded the Golden Eagle Press in the 1920's, in Mount Vernon, New York. He was also E.E. Cummings' press agent, personal type setter, and an authority on metaphysical verse.

Subject/Index Terms

Jacobs, S. A. (Samuel Aiwaz)
Language, Universal--Alphabet.

Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Phil Kaplan collection of S. A. Jacobs, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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Folder 1: Collective inventory.Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Correspondence regarding the universal alphabet., 1953-1958.Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Correspondence regarding the universal alphabet., 1952.Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Correspondence, Guggenheim Museum on All World Alphabet., 1955.Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Correspondence character matrices., 1950-1955.Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Correspondence regarding universal alphabet funding requests., 1952-1956.Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Character matrices.Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Notes concerning character matrices.Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Notes with names of texts.Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Notes with various characters.Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Notes on various alphabets.Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Rough draft of universal alphabet.Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Notes on universal alphabet.Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Notes on universal alphabet.Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Notes on alphabets.Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Notes on writing systems.Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Universal alphabet speech.Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Numeric structures of the alphabetic system.Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Notes on the proposed new alphabet.Add to your cart.
Folder 20: A plan for a common alphabet.Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Toward a common alphabet.Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Letter to children of earth.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: May it not be written.Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Relation of form to sound.Add to your cart.
Folder 25: A new alphabet to aid international communication.Add to your cart.
Folder 26: A new alphabet to aid international communication.Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Ancient alphabets.Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Linotype character systems.Add to your cart.
Folder 29: A pattern for future society, by Shoghi Effendi.Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Articles on world languages.Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Quelques formes decritures anciennes.Add to your cart.

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