Georgia Dialect Survey

(GDS)

Director:
Lee Pederson.

Status of work:
Field work complete, consisting of audio tape recordings.

Areas covered:
Georgia

Subjects:
288 speakers from 72 communities, interviewed from 1968-1972. the survey plan included 304 elderly natives of 76 rural communities.

Nature of recordings:
500 hours of colloquial speech. Interviews are based on a questionnaire of 300 items derived from the Linguistic Atlas South Atlantic worksheets, plus items from Atwood's Texas survey and some experimental items.

Archives:
Original materials are archived in the Special Collections repository of the Library, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602. For access to original materials, contact the Linguistic Atlas Project office.

Selected bibliography:

Pederson, Lee. 1969. The Linguistic Atlas of the Gulf States: An Interim Report. American Speech 44: 279-286.

Hall, Joan H. 1976. Rural Southeast Georgia Speech: A Phonological Analysis. Dissertation, Emory University.


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