English dialect samples

Content description Tape opens with McDavid saying, "This is a recording of vowel norms [from] the Linguistic Atlas phonetic alphabet, made by Raven McDavid, Jr., in the lab at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, July 14th, 1961." On 22 February 1960 at the University of Chicago he reads "The lamentable tragedy of “Grip the Rat”. Selections from interviews of British and American natives follow.
Object Type PhysicalObject
Medium 1/4 inch audio tape
Contributor McDavid, Raven I., Jr. (speaker); Various interviewers (interviewer); Various male and female speakers (consultant)
Notes Tape was dubbed from numerous (unnamed sources) at the Language Laboratory c. 1963
Discourse Type Interactive Discourse
Linguistic Data Type Field Recording
Creation Date c. 1963

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Collection Title Languages Locations Contributor
English dialect samples (British and American) English United States, United Kingdom