Philip Kaplan collection of S.A. Jacobs., 1950-1958
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Brief Description: 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.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at]
Record Series Number: 1/1/MSS 194
Created by: Jacobs, S. A. (Samuel Aiwaz), Kaplan, Philip, (1903-1990)
Volume: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Arranged by record type.
Biographical Note for Jacobs, S. A. (Samuel Aiwaz) : 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.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.
Subject Index
Jacobs, S. A. (Samuel Aiwaz)
Language, Universal - Alphabet
Genres/Forms of Material
Clippings (information artifacts)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
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PreferredCitation: [Item], Phil Kaplan collection of S. A. Jacobs, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.