Joseph (Jazeps) Lelis papers
Collection consists of research notes, curriculum materials, and copies of articles on subjects of linguistics.
- Lelis, Joseph (Jazeps) (Person)
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Joseph Lelis (1927-1989) was born in Karsava, Latvia. He arrived in the United States in 1949 as a displaced person. Joseph Lelis studied at the University of Akron in Ohio, and later received a PhD in linguistics from Harvard University. He taught at the English Department of Howard University (Washington, DC) from 1961 to 1986.
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Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Latvian Studies Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 1996.
- College teachers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Displaced persons Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Language Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Latvian Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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- Finding Aid in English
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