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John Doughty Bonvillian papers

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2020-0043

Content Description

This collection documents the work of Dr. John Doughty Bonvillian at the University of Virginia in the Department of Psychology and the Interdepartmental Program in Linguistics. The collection includes notes, correspondence, research, work files, secondary source articles, conference presentations, theses and dissertations, VHS tapes, floppy disks, and optical disks. Box 1 contains published articles; Box 2 his work on Simplified Signs; Box 3-5 Dissertations, Theses and Conferences; Box 6-12 Upstairs Office files, which are mostly organized by topic; Box 13-36 files stored in his lab; Box 37-38 Home Files which are materials Bonvillian maintained at his home.

Acquisition Type



Gift of William Bonvillian, 9 October 2019.

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Script of Description


Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Boxes 10, 20, and 23 require an archivist to review for FERPA and patient confidentiality concerns. Original digital media (floppy disks, zip disks, thumb drives, born digital files, etc.) and other media formats such as LPs, audiotapes, reel-to-reels, videotapes, films, CDs, and DVDs cannot be handled directly by patrons. Please contact Special Collections via our online Reference Request form,, to request access to these materials. Please be aware that additional actions may be required to make these items available. Items will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis before access can be made. Depending on the request size, making them available for use may take some time.


  • Creation: Circa 1973-2017



38 Cubic Feet (This is the extent after initial accessioning. Original extent was 41 boxes.)

0.5 Gigabytes : 9 CDs, 5 floppy disks


38 cubics