R. B. Jones Papers

Collection Number: 4901

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
R. B. Jones papers.
Collection Number:
4901
Creator:
R. B., Jones 1920-
Quantity:
3.6 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Files, papers, audiodiscs, audiotapes.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Subject files and working papers pertaining to the study of southeast Asian languages; also, audiodiscs and audiotapes.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor, Cornell University.
R. B. Jones was a peer of John Echols and developed the mainland Southeast Asia Program at Cornell. He was a major contributor to the nation's teaching capacity in Burmese, Thai, and Vietnamese languages. His original field is in Karen languages.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Subject files and working papers pertaining to the study of southeast Asian languages; also, audiodiscs and audiotapes.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Jones, R. B., 1920-
Echols, John M. (John Minor), 1912-1982
Cornell University--Faculty.
Cornell University. Southeast Asia Program.

Subjects:
Burmese language.
Vietnamese language.
Karen language.
Japanese language.


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CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Papers
Box 1 Folder 1
Karen Papers (Keyes) [Karen History in Thai and Ethic Relations]
Box 1 Folder 2
Karen Pronunciation Charts
Box 1 Folder 3
Karen Tones (Problems with)
Box 1 Folder 4
Karen Working Notes
Box 1 Folder 5
Karen Panel (Letters regarding the place of the Karen in Asia)
Box 1 Folder 6
Karen Correspondence
Box 1 Folder 7
Intro. to Karen and Info. of Syo Dialect
Box 1 Folder 8
R. Burling on Karen
Box 1 Folder 9
Mason's Grammar
Box 1 Folder 10
Phonetic Chart and Tone Info.
Box 1 Folder 11
Phonetic Charts
Box 1 Folder 12
Luce Word List
Box 1 Folder 13
Luce-Karen-Chin-Burma
Box 1 Folder 14
Karen (Shaler: Sino-Tibetan, 1974)
Box 1 Folder 15
Karen Drum
Box 1 Folder 16
Karen Drum 2
Box 1 Folder 17
Sgaw Writing System
Box 1 Folder 18
Key to Karen Writing and Kinship System
Box 1 Folder 19
Sketches of Pa-O Grammar (Hacket 1954)
Box 1 Folder 20
Tibeto-Burmese (Lepcha Relationships)
Box 1 Folder 21
Palaychi
Box 1 Folder 22
Yao-Miao (Purnell)
Box 1 Folder 23
Proto-Vietnamoung
Box 1 Folder 24
Cambodian Writing System
Box 1 Folder 25
Burmese Grammar
Box 1 Folder 26
Vietnamese-Muong
Box 1 Folder 27
Hari-Mid. Vietnamese -de Rates
Box 1 Folder 28
Seminar Papers of Tran Trong Hai (on Vietnam)
Box 1 Folder 29
Cambodian Notes
Box 1 Folder 30
Comabodian Notes 2
Box 1 Folder 31
Mon-Khmer Articles (Sre and Palauna)
Box 1 Folder 32
Burma Inscriptions (Payan, Dhammayan, Gyi Pilar, and Pyu)
Box 1 Folder 33
Burmese
Box 1 Folder 34
Burmese Kinship
Box 1 Folder 35
Burmese Semester 1976 - Karen/Valley Forge
Box 1 Folder 36
Karen Linguistic Affiliation
Box 2 Folder 1
Burmese
Box 2 Folder 2
Prolegomena to a Homology of Old Burmese
Box 2 Folder 3
Two Methods of Interpreting Panini
Box 2 Folder 4
Types of Lingusitic Structure - Hass
Box 2 Folder 5
Lang Structure (Finnish, Hungarian)
Box 2 Folder 6
Sea Languages
Box 2 Folder 7
Sea Languages
Box 2 Folder 8
Phunoi
Box 2 Folder 9
Lahu (Verb Concatenation)
Box 2 Folder 10
GMC (Etomology, Pie Phonology, Morphology)
Box 2 Folder 11
Nasu
Box 2 Folder 12
Hani
Box 2 Folder 13
Sani
Box 2 Folder 14
Generative Sketch on Burmese
Box 2 Folder 15
Proto Chinese (History)
Box 2 Folder 16
Lahu and Proto-Lio-Burmese
Box 2 Folder 17
Akha
Box 2 Folder 18
Akha
Box 2 Folder 19
Transformal Analysis of tone in verb system of Zahao (Laizo) Chin - Thesis
Box 2 Folder 20
Thai Discourse - Diller
Box 2 Folder 21
Thai Discourse Analysis - Final Report
Box 2 Folder 22
Thai Discourse - Bibliography
Box 2 Folder 23
Parataxis Diagrams
Box 2 Folder 24
Final Report Notes (Discourse, Principal of Chaloem at School)
Box 2 Folder 25
Discourse Analysis of Japanese and Thai
Box 2 Folder 26
Sino-Tibetan Conference - Contents Lists
Box 2 Folder 27
Fifth Conference of Sino-Tibetan Lang
Box 2 Folder 28
Sixth Conference of Sino-Tibetan Lang
Box 2 Folder 29
Eighth Conference of Sino-Tibetan Lang
Box 2 Folder 30
Eleventh Conference of Sino-Tibetan Lang
Box 2 Folder 31
Thirteenth Conference of Sino-Tibetan Lang
Box 2 Folder 32
Working Papers in Linguistics
Box 2 Folder 33
James Matisoff (Lahu and Lolo)
Box 2 Folder 34
William Gedney
Box 2 Folder 35
Historical Place of Jinghpaw
Box 3 Folder 1
Lolo
Box 3 Folder 2
Tibetan Tones
Box 3 Folder 3
Tonal System
Box 3 Folder 4
Proto-Yiang
Box 3 Folder 5
Miao-Yao
Box 3 Folder 6
Archaic Chinese
Box 3 Folder 7
Chinese
Box 3 Folder 8
Chinese Dialects
Box 3 Folder 9
Cantonese
Box 3 Folder 10
Maru Fonal Stops
Box 3 Folder 11
Arkanese Vowels
Box 3 Folder 12
Performativity and Conjoining
Box 3 Folder 13
Burmese Reading Course
Box 3 Folder 14
Austro-Thai
Box 3 Folder 15
Dental Suffixes
Box 3 Folder 16
Syntactic Reconstruction
Box 3 Folder 17
Misc. Burmese
Box 3 Folder 18
Misc. Burmese
Box 3 Folder 19
Correspondence regarding Karen Thesaurus/Dictionary
Box 3 Folder 20
Phonetic Charts
Box 3 Folder 21
Outline of Burmese Grammar
Box 3 Folder 22
Sino Tibetan
Box 3 Folder 23
Burmese Translation (Possible Temple Inscriptions)
Box 3 Folder 24
Fiend Notes
Box 3 Folder 25
Fiend Notes
Box 3 Folder 26
Fiend Notes
Box 3 Folder 27
Burmese Dialects
Box 3 Folder 28
Misc. Information
Box 3 Folder 29
Misc. Information
Box 3 Folder 30
Misc. Information
Box 3 Folder 31
Misc. Information
Box 4
Phonetic Charts
Box 5
Phonodiscs, Japanese and Karen
Box 5
Regional Science Correspondence; 1983, 1986
Box 6 Folder 1
Etude sur la phonetique historique de la langue annamite
1912
Box 6 Folder 2
Study in Po-Ai dialects, notes and paper
1966
Box 6 Folder 3
Tai alphabet prepared by Coedes and word lists (Lefevre-Pontalis)
1965
Box 6 Folder 4
Elemental Burmese (U Khin)
Undated
Box 6 Folder 5
Minzu Yuwen Vol. 1-5
1985
Box 6 Folder 6
Minzu Yuwen Vol. 3 (1983), Vol 2-6 (1984), Vol. 1 (1986)
1983-1986
Box 6 Folder 7
Derung language treatise
1982-02
Box 6 Folder 8
Robert A. Hall's publications
1965
Box 6 Folder 9
Old Mon (Burmese) glossary
Undated
Box 6 Folder 10
Working papers in phonetics and phonology vol.1 no.1
1976-04
Box 6 Folder 11
Indic scripts (Sgaw and Shan) photocopy
Undated
Box 6 Folder 12
Proto-Burmese material
Undated
Box 6 Folder 13
A comparative word-list of old Burmese, Chinese, and Tibetan
1981
Box 6 Folder 14
Journal of the Burma research society
1959-06
Box 6 Folder 15
Sino-Tibetan and Burmese vocabulary and paper
Undated
Box 6 Folder 16
Consonant mergers Anthony V. N. Diller
1987-1989
Box 6 Folder 17
Burmese-Mon alphabet
1955-1956
Box 6 Folder 18
A handbook of Asian scripts
1966
Box 6 Folder 19
Indic alphabets
1979
Box 6 Folder 20
The center for Burma studies, newsletter and bulletin
1987-08-1987-10
Box 6 Folder 21
Thai word list Brian Hartnell
1955
Box 6 Folder 22
Urom Warofamasikkhadit Papers
1963
Box 6 Folder 23
Ethnic adaptation and identity, the Karen on the Thai frontier with Burma
1979
Box 6 Folder 24
Army intensive Japanese school day
1990
Box 6 Folder 25
Tai Mao
Undated
Box 6 Folder 26
La langue et la culture Lao
1957-11-18
Box 6 Folder 27
Black Tai, Tho (Black, White), Riviere Claire
1907-1910
Box 6 Folder 28
Siam dialects
1975
Box 6 Folder 29
Lung-Chow (Li)
Undated
Box 6 Folder 30
Thai comparative work
Undated
Box 6 Folder 31
Thai dialects comparative workand articles
1967-1973
Box 7 Folder 1
Tho Syntax (Day), (Lagua, Lao Blanc)
1966
Box 7 Folder 2
Daic, Introduction to Sino-Tibetan, Robert Shafer
1974
Box 7 Folder 3
Tai Tones Diagrams
Undated
Box 7 Folder 4
Kam, Mu Lam, Minzu Yuwen Vol. 2 (1980), Vol. 4 (1982), Vol. 1,2,5,6 (1983), Vol. 1 (1984)
1980-1984
Box 7 Folder 5
Hainan Li (Shibel, Meriggi)
1982-08
Box 7 Folder 6
Hainan Be, Minzu Yuwen Vol. 4 (1983)
1983
Box 7 Folder 7
Li, White Thai, Nung (F)
1982
Box 7 Folder 8
Tai Nua, Harris
1975
Box 7 Folder 9
Lu, Saek
1965
Box 7 Folder 10
Li, T'en, Fang-Kuei Li
1967-1980
Box 7 Folder 11
Red, Black, White Tai, Gedney
1970
Box 7 Folder 12
White Tai, Donaldson
1963
Box 7 Folder 13
Nung
1966
Box 7 Folder 14
Nung Synthax, Freiberger
1981-05-23
Box 7 Folder 15
Tho (Lang Son), Dictionary (Day), Comparative Papers
1959-03-17
Box 7 Folder 16
Anthropological Linguistics Vol. 1 No. 2
1959-02
Box 7 Folder 17
Languages and dialects of China
Undated
Box 7 Folder 18
Ning, Ming, Gedney
1973-10
Box 7 Folder 19
Wu-Ming, Li
1956
Box 7 Folder 20
Laotian (Luang Prabang), Kieley
1955-05
Box 7 Folder 21
Thai comparative studies
1964
Box 7 Folder 22
The question of Karen linguistic affiliation
Undated
Box 7 Folder 23
Karen lessons Sgaw
Undated
Box 7 Folder 24
The Karens of Burma, Marshall
1945-05
Box 7 Folder 25
The golden book
1955
Box 7 Folder 26
Sgaw Karen letters, elementary children, new readers
1979-01
Box 7 Folder 27
Sonagrams
Undated
Box 7 Folder 28
Worksheets for a first course in transformational synthax
1965
Box 7 Folder 29
Grammaticalization and syntactic change, Diller
1994
Box 7 Folder 30
In search of a Tai syntactic change
1993-09-23
Box 7 Folder 31
Bulletin of Burma studies group No. 51
1994-01
Box 7 Folder 32
The underground transformer, Noss
1972-12
Box 7 Folder 33
An outline for metalinguistic analysis, Henry L. Smith Jr.
1952-06-20
Box 7 Folder 34
Pre-standard old Burmese 1 of 2
1973-05
Stone inscriptions, ink glosses, and votive tablets
Box 7 Folder 35
Pre-standard old Burmese 2 of 2
1973-05
Stone inscriptions, ink glosses, and votive tablets
Box 7 Folder 36
Photos and slides from Lokatheikpan Temple, Burma
Undated
Box 8 Folder 1
Loan words, paper by R.B. Jones Jr.
Undated
Box 8 Folder 2
Asian language journals
1970, 1976
Box 8 Folder 3
Uncommonly taught languages
1960-1970
Box 8 Folder 4
Language conferences
1974
Box 8 Folder 5
Survey for an appropriate program of research (southeast asian languages)
Fall 1974
Box 8 Folder 6
Conference on a survey of personnel, materials, and programs for the teaching of Southeast Asian languages, determination of needs and recommendations for an appropriate program of research
1959-12-17-1959-12-18
Box 8 Folder 7
Karen, descriptive and comparative studies with texts, R.B. Jones Jr.
1960
Box 8 Folder 8
Final report, discourse analysis of Japanese and Thai
1976-06
Box 8 Folder 9
Japanese
Undated
Box 8 Folder 10
Thai cultural reader reviews
1972-1973
Box 8 Folder 11
Language learning and interpreting (Dept. of State)
1942-1979
Box 8 Folder 12
Analysis of culture
1950
Box 8 Folder 13
Karen linguistic studies, R.B. Jones Jr.
1961
Box 8 Folder 14
Comparative method L. 502, Tai
1970
Box 8 Folder 15
Chuang
Undated
Box 8 Folder 16
Sui
Undated
Box 8 Folder 17
Kam dictionary
Undated
Box 8 Folder 18
Japanese discourse
1976-06
Box 8 Folder 19
Various notes
Undated
Box 8 Folder 20
Relations of Cambodia
1958-1973
Box 8 Folder 21
Poetry notes
Undated
Box 8 Folder 22
Thai writing system
Undated
Box 8 Folder 23
Pa-Po
Undated
Box 8 Folder 24
Tone
1940-1970
Box 9 Folder 1
Proto-Burmese
1988
Box 9 Folder 2
Vocabulary charts
Undated
Box 9 Folder 3
Linguistic Articles
1972-1974
Box 9 Folder 4
Bisu articles
1976-1987
Box 9 Folder 5
Megyaw Hpun
Undated
Box 9 Folder 6
Bisu
1988
Box 9 Folder 7
Proto-Burmese
Undated
Box 9 Folder 8
Dialects of Burma tables, Taylor
1988, undated
Box 9 Folder 9
Reviews
1968-1970, 1980
Box 9 Folder 10
Laryngeals and the development of tones in Karen, R.B. Jones Jr.
1960
Box 9 Folder 11
Correspondence
1958, 1966, 1968
Box 9 Folder 12
Note Thai dialect maps
Undated
Box 9 Folder 13
Roogrian Chaleemsaat
Undated
Box 9 Folder 14
Conversation with Khanchoy Bunpan
Undated
Box 9 Folder 15
Thai tone maps and tables
Undated
Box 9 Folder 16
On the reality of reconstructed languages
1976
Box 9 Folder 17
Assorted articles
1965-1978
Box 9 Folder 18
Lolo-Burmese
1971
Box 9 Folder 19
A grammar of the Burmese language, Judson
1951
Box 9 Folder 20
Library, romanization, Burmese
1971, undated
Box 9 Folder 21
Haurgood, Creaky tone, Burmese
1981
Box 9 Folder 22
Papers and reviews sent for publishing
1969-1975
Box 9 Folder 23
Pitch register
1980-1982
Box 9 Folder 24
Proto-Burmese test of reconstruction
1978-1989
Box 9 Folder 25
Correspondence ACLS
1953-1960
Box 9 Folder 26
Articles and notes
1972-1977, 1984
Box 10 Folder 1
Pu-Yi (Kwei-chow) dialect atlas 1 of 2
Undated
Box 10 Folder 2
Pu-Yi (Kwei-chow) dialect atlas 2 of 2
Undated
Box 10 Folder 3
Ling. notes
1949-1952, 1959
Box 10 Folder 4
Outline of Thai grammar
1951
Box 10 Folder 5
Four articles on metalinguistics
1950
Box 10 Folder 6
Bibliographies
1973
Box 10 Folder 7
Ling. 271-(2) Sea
1962-01
Box 10 Folder 8
Conversations for foreign students of English
1958
Box 10 Folder 9
Studies on Dempwolff, Lopez
Undated
Box 10 Folder 10
Vietnamese and Thai articles
1955, 1959, 1962-1964
Box 10 Folder 11
Classics 196: Indo-European grammar
Undated
Box 10 Folder 12
Special papers, voice production
1978-1980
Box 10 Folder 13
Tone
1977-1978, 1983
Box 10 Folder 14
Tone Course
1974-1981
Box 10 Folder 15
Bibliography, comparativge method
1957-1969
Box 10 Folder 16
Comparative method articles
1946-1981
Box 10 Folder 17
Studies in Thai dialectology, Egerod
Undated
Box 10 Folder 18
Workbook in comparative reconstruction
1971
Box 10 Folder 19
Ling. 404 course problem Keresan
1985
Box 10 Folder 20
Introductory workbook in historical phonology, Columbus
1974
Box 10 Folder 21
Misc. notes and exercises
1975
Box 10 Folder 22
Lu, Tai, Li
Undated
Box 10 Folder 23
Future directions in comparative Tai linguistics, Gedney
Undated
Box 10 Folder 24
Laryngeal features and tone development, Li
Fall 1985
Box 10 Folder 25
A new look at the history and classification of the Tai languages, Chamberlain
1975
Box 10 Folder 26
Chinese and Thai: morpheme correspondences, draft 5
1966-02
Box 11
Karen Language Card Files
Box 12
Karen Language Card Files
Box 14 Folder 1
Sonagrams
Undated
Box 14 Folder 2
Sgaw Karen Lessons 2, Ballard
1957
Box 14 Folder 3
Sgaw Karen Lessons 1, Ballard
1957
Box 14 Folder 4
Pwo Karen lessons, Morris
1966
Box 14 Folder 5
Pwo Karen dictionary J-Y
1981-1982
Box 14 Folder 6
Pwo Karen dictionary A-I
1981-1982
Box 14 Folder 7
Vocabulary charts
Undated
Box 14 Folder 8
Linguistic notes
Undated
Box 14 Folder 9
Reprints
1958-1975
Box 14 Folder 10
Portfolio of language exercises and notes
Undated
Box 14 Folder 11
Notes
1979
Box 14 Folder 12
Thai dialects , papers and correspondence
1973-1974
Box 14 Folder 13
Myang dialect (Mundhenk)
Undated
Box 14 Folder 14
Burmese literature draft for submission to Litterature d'Oriente
Undated
Box 14 Folder 15
Essays offered to G.H. Luce Vol. 1
1966
Box 14 Folder 16
Vocabulaire francais, Thay blanc et elements de grammaire Vol. 1 & 2
1933
Box 14 Folder 17
Po-Ai, Pu-Yi
1952
Box 14 Folder 18
Kam
1970
Box 14 Folder 19
Chuang (Kwansi), Serdychenko (Diller)
1961-1963, 1972
Box 14 Folder 20
Ge Lao, Minzu Yuwen Vol. 4
1981
Box 14 Folder 21
Vocabulary charts
Undated
Box 14 Folder 22
Vocabulary charts
Undated
Box 14
Notebook
Undated
Box 15
College notebooks and fieldnotes
1957-1958
Box 15
The ancient Khmer Empire
1951
Issued as volume 41, part 1, of the transactions of the American Philosophical Society
Audio material
tr-6996
Examples from Jane Kielgs MA Thesis
tr-7997
Laotian (BASSAC Dialect)
tr-6998
Lautian (BASIC Dialects)
tr-6999
Burmese Broadcast
tr-7000
Karen Bassein Phu Dialect
tr-7001
Northern Thai
tr-7002
Thai Stress
tr-7003
Thai Poetry
tr-7004
Thai Poetry 2
tr-7005
Thai Poetry 3
tr-7006
Dunn Tape
tr-7007
Karen
tr-7008
Examples from Jane Kielgs MA Thesis (Bk)
tr-7009
Converstaion: Mailmein Phokaren
tr-7010
Stories
tr-7011
Laos I
tr-7012
Laos II
tr-7013
Japanese and Karen Record
Box 13 tr-16735
Mopwa
Undated
Audiocassette
Box 13 tr-16736
BWE light/heavy
Undated
Audiocassette
Box 13 tr-16737
Jean Donaldson's tape
Undated
Audiocassette
Box 13 tr-16738
RBJ - English resonants
Undated
Audiocassette
Box 13 tr-16739
Unlabeled tape
Undated
Audiocassette
Box 13 tr-16740
Unlabeled tape
Undated
Audiocassette
Box 13 tr-16741-16744
Candid tape recordings of casual conversations and events
Undated
Manora, Thai, Pali
Audiocassette
Box 13 tr-16745
British English
Undated
Audiocassette
Box 13 tr-16746
Thai dialects
Undated
Audiotape reel
Box 13 tr-16747
Unlabeled tape
Undated
Audiotape reel
Box 13 tr-16748
BWE Karen - Naw Tha Saw
Undated
Light/heavy consonant contrasts (using English monosyllables)
Audiotape reel
Box 13 tr-16749
Mopwa Karen (Palaychi)
Undated
Audiotape reel
Mold is present