Collection Descriptive Notes:
Each of six professors talks about the language family that is his area of specialization. (The talks were delivered on the University of Chicago campus during the summer of 1955.)
Collection Technical Notes:
In 1976 the original recordings from the 1950s (it is not clear whether these were the live recordings) were dubbed for salvage purposes by JJT. He apparently discarded the originals. The WAVE files are converted to MP3s.