Erwin Reifler papers, 1940-1984  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Reifler, Erwin, d. 1966
Title
Erwin Reifler papers
Dates
1940-1984 (inclusive)
Quantity
ca. 16.92 cubic ft
Collection Number
0644
Summary
Correspondence, and manuscript re his research and writing, articles on linguistics, machine translation, Chinese texts with translations, Chinese texts.
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Professor of Chinese, Universtiy of Washington.

Erwin Reifler came to University of Washington in 1947 as visiting professor in Far Eastern Institute. He became an associate professor for Chinese Language in 1950. Born 1903, died 1966.

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 0644-001: Erwin Reifler papers, 1955-1964Return to Top

2.62 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, and manuscript re his research and writing, 1955-1964.

Box 1 - Articles on linguistics, machine translation. Box 2 - Chinese texts with translations. Box 3 - Chinese texts (multiple copies with dittomasters).

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Henrietta Reifler, transferred by G & E; 11 and 12 August 1966, 1966-08-11

Description
Erwin Reifler papers

Accession No. 0644-002: Erwin Reifler papers, 1940-1960Return to Top

.21 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, ca. 1940-1960.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Mrs. Erwin Reifler (Henrietta), 1978-03-24

Description
Erwin Reifler papers

Accession No. 0644-003: Erwin Reifler papers, 1953-1965Return to Top

2.42 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, speeches and writings, notes, 1953-1965.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: H.J. Griffin, 1978-04-04

Description
Erwin Reifler papers

Accession No. 0644-004: Erwin Reifler papers, [Information not available]Return to Top

.21 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Transcripts of books compiled form notes of Reifler by H.J. Griffin "A Comparative History of Metrology" and "Ancient Hebrew and Solominic Building Construction." See introdutory remarks to each volume.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: H.J. Griffin via Henrietta Reifler, 1979-04-01

Description
Erwin Reifler papers

Accession No. 0644-005: Erwin Reifler papers, [Information not available]Return to Top

.21 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Research notes, correspondence.

Concerns Wang Mang's Standard Grain Measures.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: H.J. Griffin (Kenley, Surrey, England), 1980-02-14

Description
Erwin Reifler papers

Accession No. 0644-006: Erwin Reifler papers, [Information not available]Return to Top

.21 cu. ft.

Scope and Content:

Restrictions on Access: INCOMPLETE RECORD: Check Basic Data Sheet for accurate terms of access and other details not yet added to Millennium.

Acquisition Info: No information given

Description
Erwin Reifler papers

Accession No. 0644-007: Erwin Reifler papers, 1950-1963Return to Top

1 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondence, grant files, clippings, class notes and writings, 1938-1971 (bulk 1950-1963).

Erwin Reifler was a professor of Chinese Languages and Literature. The bulk of the papers in this accession concern his interest in the machine translation of language particularly the machine translation of Chinese to English.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donald Gibbs, Univ. of CA, Davis, sent two boxes to Benjamin S. Asia, Seattle Atty., who in turn brought the two boxes to the University Archives on November 17, 1989., 1989-11-17

Description
Erwin Reifler papers

Accession No. 0644-008: Erwin Reifler papers, 1930-1965Return to Top

.83 cu. ft.

Scope and Content: Correspondnece and scrapbooks, 1930-1965.

Box 1: Correspondence, 1940-63. Box 2: 2 scrapbooks, 1930-1965.

Per Henrrietta Reifler, most, if not all, of the correspondence is with colleagues, describing his work in great detail.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Henritta Reifler, 1990-03-23

Description
Erwin Reifler papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Corporate Names :
  • UW. Dept. of Far Eastern and Slavic Languages and Literature
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Berriman, A. E (creator)
    • Ceccato, Silvio (creator)
    • Dehergne, Joseph (creator)
    • Dinsmoor, William B., 1953- (creator)
    • Falkenberg, Hans-Geert (creator)
    • Goodrich, L. Carrington (Luther Carrington), 1894-1986 (creator)
    • Griggs, Thurston (creator)
    • Harrington, John Peabody (creator)
    • Harris, Zellig S. (Zellig Sabbettai), 1909-1992 (creator)
    • Hoenigswald, Henry M., 1915-2003 (creator)
    • Hopkins, Clark, 1895-1976 (creator)
    • Kisch, Bruno, 1890-1966 (creator)
    • Kramer, Samuel Noah, 1897-1990 (creator)
    • Machabey, Armand, b. 1886 (creator)
    • Micklesen, Lew R (creator)
    • Miller, Madeleine S. (Madeleine Sweeny), 1890-1976 (creator)
    • Needham, Joseph, 1900-1995 (creator)
    • Pichl, Karl (creator)
    • Poppe, Nicholas, 1928- (creator)
    • Reifler, Erwin, d. 1966 (creator)
    • Schaginger, Benno (creator)
    • Scott, R. B. Y. (Robert Balgarnie Young), 1899- (creator)
    • Sjogvist, Erik (creator)
    • Taylor, George Edward, 1905-2000 (creator)
    • Uher, Karl (creator)
    • Vendryes, J. (Joseph), 1875-1960 (creator)
    • Vogel, Kurt (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Archaeological Institute of America (creator)
    • Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Egyptian Expedition (creator)
    • Musée du Louvre (creator)
    • University of Washington. University Archives

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • University Archives/Faculty Papers (University of Washington)