University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Theodore Andersson Papers, 1969



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Andersson, Theodore
Title: Theodore Andersson Papers
Dates: 1969
Abstract: Typescript and annotated page proof of Foreign Languages in the Elementary School: A Struggle Against Mediocrity,written by Anderson, professor of Spanish and education at UT and published by the University of Texas Press in 1969.
Extent: 3 inches
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History,The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Educator and language specialist Theodore Andersson was born in New Haven, Conn., to Swedish parents in 1903. He attended Yale Univ. where he earned his B.A. in 1925, M.A. in 1926, and Ph.D. in 1931. Andersson taught at Yale, Stanford, Wells, and other colleges and universities, specializing in Romance languages. He worked for the Modern Language Association and as a consultant for UNESCO. He joined the faculty of the Univ. of Texas at Austin in 1957 and served as chairman of the Dept. of Romance Languages for many years. He became interested in bilingual education for young children, and lead summer training schools for teachers. He worked for Southwest Educational Development Laboratory in Austin, Tex. Andersson published several books and numerous articles in the fields of literary criticism and education.


Scope and Contents

Typescript and annotated page proof of Foreign Languages in the Elementary School: A Struggle Against Mediocrity,written by Anderson. Note: Related materials can be found in the Theodore Andersson Bilingual Education Collection at the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at the University of Texas, Austin.


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Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.


Index Terms

Subjects
Andersson, Theodore.
Education—Elementary.
Languages—Foreign.
Fleming, Richard T.
University of Texas.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Theodore Andersson Papers, 1969, Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.


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Inventory

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3U5 Typescript and page proof, 1969