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