Papers of Sidney Greenbaum, [1974-1996] including papers relating to the International Corpus of English; conference papers; off prints of articles by Greenbaum and others; papers relating to teaching including hand outs, test papers and lecture notes; annotated drafts and papers relating to Greenbaum's contributions to 'The Oxford Companion to the English Language'; drafts of 'The Oxford English Grammar and Longman Guide to English Usage' and papers relating to the Survey of English Usage including annual reports, 1982-1994, publications list and papers relating to funding opportunities.
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Born, 1929; educated, Grocers' Company's School, Hackney; taught Jewish religion classes in east London and officiating in synagogue ceremonial; Jews' College; BA in Hebrew and Aramaic, 1951; MA in Hebrew and Aramaic, 1953; studied for a BA in English at Birkbeck College, 1951-1954; Postgrad Certificate in Education; primary school teacher, 1954-1957; Head of English Department at Hasmonean Grammar School, Hendon, 1957-1964; taught evening classes at Goldsmiths' College, 1965; research assistant in the Survey of English Usage, University College London (UCL), 1965-1968; PhD, 1967; Visiting Professor in English language at the University of Oregon, Eugene, 1968-1969; Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1969-1972; Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1972-1973; chair in English language, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1972-1983; Quain Professor of English language and literature, UCL, 1983-1990; Director of the Survey of English Usage, 1983-1996; resigned the Quain chair, 1990, but continued as a Research Professor Director of the Survey of English Usage; founded the International Corpus of English; Dean of the Faculty of Arts, UCL, 1988-1990; Visiting Professor, English Department, UCL, 1990-1995; died, 1996.
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Transferred from the Wickford store, 1999.
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