Collection Descriptive Notes:
This collection consists of four parts:
1) Payne's eight-page report of 1976 describing the Basic Materials project: "The goal of the Basic Materials series is to present, in an organized manner, the complete LANCS field records in the original form in which the fieldworkers transcribed them."; 2) A progress report of 4 November 1976; 3) An updated progress report of 18 November 1976 and 4) A typewritten note from Raven I.McDavid, on English Department stationery, addressed probably to Norman A. McQuown, discussing the arrival of linguistic materials from the late Prof. Marckwardt.
Collection Technical Notes:
(Gift to the LLA from Raven I. McDavid c. 1976)